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26/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

to our families celebrating today https://t.co/45pymuek2a

25/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

being a firefighter "it was never in my brain to think women don't do that" ❤️ it

24/06/17

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A real pleasure to meet our sparky charming Year 5 guests at Taster Day today. We hope you had fun! https://t.co/QGn1cT3HpJ

24/06/17

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Vacancy: After School Club Assistant, Blackheath High Junior School, . https://t.co/xGuZqs0OOM

23/06/17

We're hiring! Could you help provide a safe & caring environment after school as our After School Club Assistant? https://t.co/iqUlQJuQ6E

23/06/17

Retweeted From Geert Henckens

Thanks BHS for giving our girls a superkalifragi-time!! All we heard was how… https://t.co/6D2pE9WQs4

23/06/17

Retweeted From Birdie Aitken

Ah, the wonderful nursery girls! Future engineers, mathematicians and authors! Xx

23/06/17

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Awesome afternoon watching Totally inspiring for our A level students Th… https://t.co/J7wsWtxkwk

23/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

One of the loveliest aspects of teaching -Reception class writing https://t.co/MYylAGi6fG

23/06/17

Retweeted From Catherine Stewart

Role models on display in fabulous! https://t.co/gCPgq8RiSd

23/06/17

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are back! https://t.co/OrY2OCli65

23/06/17

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Reception ballet. Can you spot our star of the day wearing her wonder woman cloak? https://t.co/po5vsMgueu

23/06/17

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Yr4 having a brilliant time https://t.co/9YcKrn6DRf

23/06/17

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We fitted some little brothers in too! https://t.co/6wysaC9vTG

23/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Our Yr1 girls have made posters to encourage safe parking https://t.co/UuPv5t4gvz

23/06/17

Welcome back Year 5, we've missed you! https://t.co/EBxRAku6YA

23/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Nursery mums in for lunch. Bon apetit! https://t.co/GQqTQ3uKiz

23/06/17

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Wonderful memories have been made by these fun, kind and resilient girls! We will see you soon ! https://t.co/pwhPphBQga

23/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

through customs in France. Won't be long now..

23/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Happy diners yesterday , more booked in today! https://t.co/XrjFHJEvtJ

23/06/17

Retweeted From Judith Beenders

Congratulations to the super talented artists. Stunning and better than the Tate Modern 👍👏.

23/06/17

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Happy International Women in Engineering Day! Need more engineers & esp women engineers to build a future which delivers hope - & good jobs.

23/06/17

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Probably my favourite photo from sports day today! https://t.co/YV6F9j4ReG

22/06/17

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Disco done, pyjamas on, teeth brushed. See you tomorrow, everyone! https://t.co/uKTh9cYsdu

22/06/17

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Final shout out goes to the best groupie we've had here at Liddington. Thank you for looking after us, Katie… https://t.co/tyQR2BOPtE

22/06/17

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Hugely impressed by the creative talents on show at the BHS Art and DT Exhibition this evening. https://t.co/SQR9yqvfdP

22/06/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Absolutely stunning https://t.co/kmfocGNe8H

22/06/17

Retweeted From Patricia Dunn

Superb Art, DT and Textiles exhibition So much skill and originality on display. Well done al… https://t.co/PIvlrH4OUZ

22/06/17

BHS Art Exhibition 2017 https://t.co/cE5Ko08lxx

22/06/17

Retweeted From Year 6 BHS

They are having the best time!!!! More photos to follow on firefly! https://t.co/S7bz3kdNDi

22/06/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Incredibly creative and impressive variety of work on display at At and DT exhibition tonight… https://t.co/neLfU2iixp

22/06/17

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Disco ready!!! 😁 https://t.co/czW4JuliB3

22/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Love these displays by 2 of our brilliant teaching assistants https://t.co/aiVxEFmiZg

22/06/17

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The show showcasing students- nearly ready for this evenings and e… https://t.co/5H45z7E7hb

22/06/17

Retweeted From Jules McNally Norman

When my girls came for a taster day as tots they were mesmerised by t… https://t.co/rhQGmViLfg

22/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Yr4 -love the zoo models ahead of your visit to tomorrow https://t.co/57DlTbcezv

22/06/17

Retweeted From Birdie Aitken

This old art college mum still finds it cool my daughters walk the same halls! https://t.co/XDBzuug5yE

22/06/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Year 1 girls walking back via Greenwich Park from their trip. can you spot the sist… https://t.co/xzyYDGOEvz

22/06/17

Check out our masterpieces! All set for our Art Exhibition tonight 6.00pm-8.30pm. https://t.co/dAYLKl5Ax3

22/06/17

Corbyn wins landslide in youth vote https://t.co/1kab0dd6Fh

Our Leadership Team

Head - Mrs Carol Chandler-Thompson

Carol chandler thomson head for slt profileHistory and Politics specialist

My career has been devoted to teaching and leading in highly successful independent girls’ schools in London and abroad (Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Elstree, North London Collegiate School in Edgware and North London Collegiate School in Jeju, South Korea).

Role

I have an overall responsibility for the strategic leadership of Blackheath High School. I aim to create and share a vision which expresses the core values of the school and champion excellence in every aspect of education provided by the school.

 

Head of Juniors - Mrs Sarah Skevington

Sarah Skevington Junior Head for SLT profileWhen I discovered the joys and challenges of child development with my own three children, it prompted a career change from solicitor to teacher. I specialise in Early Years education but have experience across the primary age range at a variety of independent and state schools within London.

Role

I am responsible for leading and directing the Junior School in close partnership with the Head. My intentions are to motivate and inspire girls and teachers to achieve the best outcomes, academically and personally, through an exciting and challenging curriculum.

Deputy Head (Academic) - Miss Patricia Dunn

Patricia punn dep head for slt profileModern Foreign Languages Specialist

I am a modern linguist and an experienced school leader over two decades. I have had the great pleasure of working in four highly-selective all girls’ schools; Oxford High GDST, Headington, Oxford and Norwich High GDST, before taking up my role as Deputy Head at Blackheath High School in September 2015.

Role

I have overall responsibility for the curriculum, timetable and the academic life of the school. I am passionate about providing a curriculum which inspires girls to pursue their academic interests and to discover new ones.  My hope is to develop a love of learning in our students which they will take with them throughout their lives.

Deputy Head (Pastoral) - Mrs Catherine Maddison

Cathy Maddison Deputy Head (Pastoral)History and Politics Specialist

I have a passion for my subjects - History and Politics - and a commitment to lifelong learning, having studied for an MSc whilst teaching at Blackheath High School. I have taught at the best of both the state and independent sector in London (Nonsuch High School in Cheam as well as Blackheath High).

Role

I have an overall responsibility for leading the pastoral team and developing a vision for pastoral care that puts the student at the centre, and promotes positive mental health and wellbeing for all.

Assistant Head (Organisation and Communication) - Mrs Natalie Argile

Natalie argile asst head for slt profileChemistry Specialist

With an educational background in Chemistry, I am a serious advocate of STEM, in particular encouraging girls to go into this field.  Prior to Blackheath High and following university, I started my career in a vibrant and successful comprehensive in Newcastle upon Tyne, before moving to London and gaining experience in several grammar schools.

Role

I am responsible for the organisation of various events and communication within the Senior School. I am Chair of the Big Build Committee and Digital Leader initiative, and am also a passionate Chemistry teacher.

Assistant Head (Co-curricular & Enrichment) - Mrs Christine Pheiffer

Christine pheiffer slt profileModern Foreign Languages and English as a Foreign Language (EAL) specialist

Following a short career in industry and working abroad in Amsterdam, I am a firm advocate of girls-only education. Before joining the GDST, I worked in several independent girls’ schools in London and the UK.

Role

My responsibilities include: the Wollstonecraft Academic Enrichment Programme, the Wollstonecraft Lecture Series, co-curricular provision, educational trips and visits, links with Higher Education and Careers, the School House system and EAL co-ordinator.

Head of Sixth Form - Mrs Kate Elliott

Kate elliott sixth form head slt profileBiology specialist

After a number of years working in the pharmaceutical industry, the arrival of my children prompted me to change track to a vocation in which I find true value. Having worked in a range of schools, I am committed to enabling girls to achieve excellence, grow in confidence and enjoy success. I believe that a girls only education is key to this.

Role

Responsible for leading the Sixth Form team, and working with them to develop opportunities for students which help individuals to explore their intellectual passions, learn valuable life skills and facilitate the best academic achievement.  

Deputy Head of Juniors - Mrs Marie-Clare Gilfedder-Bonnar

Mc gilfedder bonnerFollowing a degree in law, I decided to pursue a career in teaching. I believe in lifelong learning and completed a degree in psychology while teaching at Blackheath High School. My experience spans across the independent and state sector, having taught in England, Scotland and the Netherlands. 

Role

I work closely with the Head of Juniors and am responsible for academic matters. I oversee the curriculum, the timetables, assessment and reporting procedures, and Blackheath High's Pillars of Learning.

Director of Finance and Operations

Rob ryan dfoI have a background in Education Finance and Management in schools, Trusts and Local Authority Education Departments over a period of 30 years. This involved delivering several major build projects on school sites. I hold the Diploma in School Business Management and am AAT qualified. I enjoy working in the school environment and, with two daughters of my own, I fully support the ethos and mission of Blackheath High in educating girls.

Role

I aim to provide strategic support to the business of the school, including strategic and operational management of the administration, property, health and safety and finances of the School.