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24/03/17

Retweeted From D&T

Cast pewter inserts into laser cut cork meets . 6th form project nearing comp… https://t.co/vbD5FHDA8b

24/03/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

All in red for , great KS2 choir assembly ahead of Bromley music festival today. Good… https://t.co/utj63YVKzI

24/03/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Great fun . Cakes sold out! https://t.co/233TWJU60q

23/03/17

Codebreaking - a fantastic end to a fascinating CSI science event for our Y5 who ejopyed making and using the Caesa… https://t.co/J9CeijYUSE

23/03/17

Y5 investigate 'Poison Pens' using paper chromatography (who left the note at the scene) while learning all about a… https://t.co/ExUkiGO33v

23/03/17

Retweeted From BHS Junior Music

Listen. Video taken at 21.49 on Friday. Our choir started at 09.30 that day. Stunning sound, astounding stamina… https://t.co/FVLqlAJhnk

23/03/17

Y5 CSI are now casting their thumbs, learning how criminal marks are 'mould' & solving an animal tracking mystery!… https://t.co/JyY0nL6kSZ

23/03/17

Y5 Crime Scene Investigators learn all about fingerprints to help nail the perpetrator https://t.co/hyJeXOesZQ

23/03/17

Y5 are becoming CSI BHS at Seniors this morning-let the scientific investigations commence -who did it?… https://t.co/aRx78qrnil

23/03/17

Retweeted From NHS Million

Please RT to say thank you to all the emergency services who acted so bravely in Westminster today. You are all her… https://t.co/RdWGyrN58c

22/03/17

Retweeted From GDST Skills

Lots of great opportunities for students, whether you enjoy writing, drawing or coding the stories https://t.co/AwsKZJU3kc

22/03/17

Retweeted From Christine Pheiffer

Enfin! Female author in French school exams for first time since 1990s https://t.co/LIWtCZqSS2

22/03/17

Retweeted From WomanthologyUK

Proving them wrong: “Girls don’t do . They don’t pass.” Oh yes they do... https://t.co/B0MjmtMFhNhttps://t.co/SwpDCIe7LC

22/03/17

Retweeted From BHS en français

Les lettres de nos correspondants sont arrivées, les élèves sont plus que ravies. Merci On prépare no… https://t.co/T3T6SBnoAX

22/03/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHighDrama

Delighted our Lois and the band from have been nominated for an Olivier Award for outstanding achie… https://t.co/PvICUcrH6I

22/03/17

Retweeted From Year 7 @ Blackheath

Congratulations Lois! 👏🏻 https://t.co/8tX7F6OP9Q

21/03/17

Retweeted From Mary on the Green

Buy your limited edition print! sales.org https://t.co/V7I9VDga9q

21/03/17

Retweeted From BHS en français

Notre assistante de français a même sorti son béret à l'occasion de la journée de la Francophonie https://t.co/qTqlfPhVga

21/03/17

Retweeted From D&T

Year10 3D prints coming along well- perfume bottle redesign https://t.co/lHxCDyX7L2

21/03/17

Retweeted From Dr Jess Wade 👩🏻‍🔬

Science doesn't stop after . : persuasive posters for . 💁🏻🔬🔭👩🏼‍🔧… https://t.co/ljI81Nz7x2

21/03/17

Retweeted From Dr Jess Wade 👩🏻‍🔬

Voting is open for the alumna of the year >https://t.co/geqGcKl2pK (+25% are grads)👮‍♀️👩🏿‍🏭👩‍🔬👩… https://t.co/msZoMsRgsZ

17/03/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Good luck to Lara A who is competing in the English Schools cross-country competition this weekend! ! 🏃🏼‍♀️

17/03/17

Retweeted From BHS Junior Music

What a privilege to sing at The Royal Festival Hall today. Stunning. Share the music, spread the joy… https://t.co/B87Bjb0np2

17/03/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Thank you! Not that we were waiting long but we fitted a second song in! https://t.co/MldRlCk3Wa

17/03/17

Retweeted From BHS Junior Music

Chamber Choir chilling out before the evening ahead! https://t.co/O5lYkI1WTC

17/03/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Some inspirational teachers +their mini mes Dress as a person. Impossible to mini me Mrs Smit… https://t.co/W2IBGf3Tus

17/03/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Doctors, astronauts, civil engineers- women of the future https://t.co/rnPzCy5LCk

17/03/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

choir impromptu practice at station! https://t.co/a60M6HxXi5

17/03/17

Retweeted From Southeastern

Music to our ears! Thanks for brightening peoples day! https://t.co/Yy9EIDRZ0q

17/03/17

Good luck to our Junior Chamber Choir Finals - may the winning streak continue! https://t.co/9LS3xWeszC

17/03/17

Retweeted From Let's All Dance

Not a bad place 4 a little Friday sing song 😃 🎶 🎶😃 Stunning girls!#FestivalHall https://t.co/ERmuwvE5mq

17/03/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

love this day. Spotted Eden from Juniors in the video! https://t.co/OMMYEd6AB4

17/03/17

Retweeted From BHS Big Build

Our new library is taking shape! https://t.co/cGLwPrkqO7

17/03/17

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

We're here! choir of the year 2017! https://t.co/enz8dTJ21z

16/03/17

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Fabulous assembly from Mrs Richard this morning on Science Fiction vs Science Fact! https://t.co/L4owpH9zAs

16/03/17

Retweeted From BHS en français

Improvisation avec les émotions https://t.co/XIlzPGaTAS

16/03/17

Retweeted From BHS en français

Un grand merci à Émilie, un excellent atelier d'improvisation! https://t.co/fPh7eKdGct

15/03/17

Retweeted From Angela Charlton

Congratulations https://t.co/hZYCSSUdHn

15/03/17

Retweeted From Jules McNally Norman

Extremely proud of Junior School chamber choir, winners of of the year 2017. Inspirational is our hero!

15/03/17

Retweeted From Craig Polley

2017 https://t.co/f5imD2nPEu

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 champions 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.