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23/11/17

Retweeted From Year 6 BHS

Thanksgiving celebrations with delicious pumpkin pie. Thank you Heidi! 🦃 https://t.co/NvGubPi3qU

23/11/17

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Thank you to for another great talk to our parents this morning https://t.co/wd9K6xA4eI

22/11/17

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Congratulations Meridian! Winners of the Y9 Interhouse Hockey Competition today https://t.co/5evkKKdJNA

22/11/17

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All of Y9 taking part in Interhouse Hockey 🏑Getting excited for the Y9 GDST Hockey weekend https://t.co/1ZKMN0DPRU

22/11/17

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The angels are coming to ! Lovely drawings from juniors cut into MDF and nearly ready to fly! https://t.co/4v6wlSUzCX

22/11/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Great break time meeting with Lisa one of charity prefects. Florence school dog impressed! https://t.co/3VHpRPxuiI

22/11/17

Retweeted From Blackheath Science

Our Chemical (but sadly chocolate-free) Christmas Tree Advent Calendar is up! Come read all about the chemistry of… https://t.co/8l57vYtAay

22/11/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Busy Reception class - so much going on! https://t.co/HfxyrtuaDR

21/11/17

Retweeted From Patricia Dunn

Such a pleasure to listen to our Poetry by Heart finalists this morning A wonderful way to start the… https://t.co/aee8dBmhbn

20/11/17

Amazing - well done everybody! https://t.co/ZGXW7Rq4p2

20/11/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Making Christmas cards to sell for the Cambodia trip and charity. Lovely lunchtime, happy and helpful girls 🤶🏼🎄☃️ https://t.co/7pFlWE3JCn

20/11/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Great talk from at the GSA conference, confirming our belief that the more female role models in STE… https://t.co/IN60BaDk7b

20/11/17

Retweeted From Mary Harris

Getting excited about the Christmas Fair! https://t.co/Sbdur07AnE

20/11/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Rain won’t stop the fun Juniors! https://t.co/ZiIQUVGOUE

20/11/17

Retweeted From Catherine Stewart

11yo practicing wherever she can. She is loving learning to play drums and percussion . Unicorn sl… https://t.co/1GYgRO2kLd

20/11/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Yes BHS Girls - get into politics! Go Buffy and Maria! https://t.co/QTsTyMuQGr

18/11/17

Retweeted From BHS Nursery

Blackheath High Nursery girls enjoyed their Pudsey Party - raising lots of money for Children in Need.… https://t.co/L37GNSEV6J

18/11/17

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Our Pudsey biscuits raised over £150. Thank you to Accent Catering for your generous donation in aid of Children i… https://t.co/PQjgzmbEGC

18/11/17

Retweeted From Year 7 @ Blackheath

Just voted for in the heart of - girls from doing https://t.co/YivKZwBqtt

18/11/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

entertaining and thought provoking at ‘ Girls to the Front’ conference - thank you!

18/11/17

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Ms Retallack & Matilda telling a packed audience abt how to build a vibrant https://t.co/dUTvGQQMAl

18/11/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Great inspiring start to ‘girls to the front’ conference school- and Matilda up next… https://t.co/uP5JC1EpqM

18/11/17

Good luck to our & Feminist Society at today's conference focusing on… https://t.co/wNBQs2rDbI

17/11/17

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Great fun on the new climbing wall! https://t.co/PFNtP9MliC

17/11/17

Yes, we are already planning something we think they’ll really enjoy. Have a great weekend.

17/11/17

Retweeted From Year 6 BHS

The ‘guess how many pages in the book’ has a very long queue-hoping to raise lots https://t.co/ZvHP7OL3gG

17/11/17

Retweeted From BHS Nursery

The nursery girls are baking biscuits for our Children in Need party https://t.co/CrZ2tzTTnE

17/11/17

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Amazing feedback from Blackheath school on their recent RESOLVEit ‘Big night out’ workshop For mor… https://t.co/AMPmILw36N

17/11/17

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Our office is supporting with a delicious bake sale - it's the yeast we can do for !… https://t.co/R0fxOmJz7c

17/11/17

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Winners of the Greenwich Maths Contest! https://t.co/UdaBAErSOM

17/11/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Well done Year 5! And big hooray for Anna R for top individual score.👏👏👏👏 https://t.co/0oWnSjl488

17/11/17

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Raising money for Children in Need https://t.co/EWiz1EDQrF

17/11/17

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Super assembly this morning on what it means to be a hero.. https://t.co/3EWSHr7TTk

17/11/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

‘We can be heroes’ - great message in 4H’s assembly this morning at Juniors https://t.co/WFXQdfss22

17/11/17

Still time to join the Blackheath High Society on 18 Nov for the 'Girls to the Front' conf… https://t.co/2h2P1rcCHJ

16/11/17

Retweeted From BHS Sixth Form

Year 9 discovering the joys of catalase. Enzymes are amazing https://t.co/YOchvQitzH

16/11/17

Do you have a passion for sport and a commitment to developing young talent? Join us as a Graduate Sports Assistant… https://t.co/jZMa1PXd6C

16/11/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Having a wonderful time! Thank you https://t.co/YShHdLNId5

16/11/17

Retweeted From BHS Junior English

Finding oxymorons with Mrs Chandler from https://t.co/IVyXJqLJxK

16/11/17

Retweeted From Farm Africa

Have a great ! Many thanks for supporting 👏👏👏👏

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.