Close

Twitter Wall

14/12/17

Retweeted From Andrew Gambier

https://t.co/qWczyJv9HL

14/12/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Well done to the Senior netball team for a hard fought win against Eltham College - pom Tilly. Grea… https://t.co/xI7wqij07Z

14/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

More from our fab Nativity with great helpers https://t.co/UnMDrmc3FU

14/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

We’re excellent at many things at but our selfies need some work! Break time meeting with Reception… https://t.co/l4bZgR3iDr

14/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Bye bye gappies- we’ve loved having you! https://t.co/BOAG7WaC0h

14/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

A really rather wonderful Nativity from our fab nursery team https://t.co/yMwtvb0e3d

14/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Possibly the most adorable nativity ever! https://t.co/d2cyCmp1gK

14/12/17

Our Year 8 and 9 Hockey team raised their game for the hockey weekend. Read more: https://t.co/HUOoaeHM1t https://t.co/fqjLzKDfYr

13/12/17

Retweeted From Patricia Adams

Such a wonderful and inspiring setting for our Senior and Junior Carol Concerts last night. Thank y… https://t.co/C84bfHIo9o

13/12/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHighDrama

We are delighted to announce that tickets have gone on sale for our production of “Grease”!… https://t.co/OiJcF3RYHn

13/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Lovely visit from Nursery delivering invitation to tomorrow’s Nativity. Can’t wait! https://t.co/tj0ucSF50c

13/12/17

Retweeted From Year 7 @ Blackheath

lesson we looked at what “I can” what “I am grateful that”… https://t.co/kBzxxgLKMr

13/12/17

Retweeted From Christine Pheiffer

Exciting Language Competitions from for languages students https://t.co/T7Xjc4PIOF

13/12/17

Retweeted From BHS Sixth Form

Sixth Form students benefitting from “Impact and Impressions” session as prep for interviews. Hugely valuable! Than… https://t.co/dmDn974bS5

13/12/17

Retweeted From Blackheath Science

Day 12...Snow Globe Chemistry. I know I have to shake a snow globe whenever I see one! https://t.co/9mtNXozouu

13/12/17

A big well done to our Peer Mentors who ran a poster competition to help raise awareness of anti-bullying week and… https://t.co/5yc7UHbDhu

13/12/17

Retweeted From Catherine Maddison

absolutely amazing Carol Concert 💕💕💕 https://t.co/d8CJkFsfln

13/12/17

Retweeted From Judith Beenders

So proud to be part of where pupils, teachers & assistants all work hard together to achieve such a… https://t.co/FbYe1gGLUl

12/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

A rather stunning Senior Carol concert . Well done everyone, community choir included!… https://t.co/UYws6GAFyV

12/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

concert over.#ChristmasIsComing https://t.co/evFnYblKqU

12/12/17

Retweeted From Year 7 @ Blackheath

Choir sang beautifully tonight at the - put us all in a https://t.co/ZcFzw1nre3

12/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Wonderful Junior Carol Service this evening https://t.co/upeCoyYUop

12/12/17

Retweeted From Craig Polley

That's an ! girls 👏🙋❄⛄👍#merrychristmas https://t.co/ylUgdJIuK0

12/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Just some of our girls. Wonderful singing https://t.co/BWwZHcaTZO

12/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

would have been proud https://t.co/IM6mQ3qwgt

12/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

students: great opportunity! https://t.co/w1SXWPOkUI

12/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Absolutely loving our Junior School brass section setting the festive mood for our Carol Service https://t.co/FjiftaGgia

12/12/17

Retweeted From Christine Pheiffer

Alumnae contribute to event https://t.co/K0FFusMBR2

12/12/17

Retweeted From Craig Polley

the Yr6 + KS2 with plenty of https://t.co/Bs7CTtv8F6

12/12/17

Retweeted From GRΔCΣ

✨Glorious fresh walk 2 via this bright & beautiful morning with 🌟 good luck all 4 u… https://t.co/KPKnK4pg90

12/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Most exciting invitation of the week! Nursery Nativity! Cannot wait! https://t.co/vj7aVQokPL

12/12/17

Girls to the front! Find out what happened when our Feminism Society proudly led discussions on feminism in schools: https://t.co/IJG2sTtDVA

11/12/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

A beautiful group performance but the girls! So proud! https://t.co/KLhc2Mc9Hb

11/12/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

GDST girls ready to do their performances https://t.co/JLnAUGxJbC

11/12/17

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Well done to Julia for being awarded the Ballet Performer of the Day https://t.co/QlU8LV5OJV

11/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Good luck to the girls at interviews this week - https://t.co/6SYMxWctkf

11/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Very proud of Mimo selected to rep in film . Here she is practising her dance moves! https://t.co/FHbnfGQWyz

11/12/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Great meeting prefects this morning. Get planning your assembly for Jan 18! https://t.co/kxE0xpNIJM

11/12/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Street Jazz underway at https://t.co/upRi0K0ITy

Admissions

Introduction

Our students are bright, confident and enthusiastic learners. However, there is no typical Blackheath High girl. We pride ourselves on the diversity and inclusivity of our school community. Our girls have high expectations of themselves and are prepared to step outside their comfort zones to test themselves out and enjoy the new challenges and experiences we offer.

Applications are welcomed from girls and families who will embrace an environment where girls aim high, individuality is prized and girls are determined to make a difference in all they do.  Academic excellence is underpinned by an extensive array of co-curricular opportunities. In addition, our girls look out for one another and have a strongly developed social conscience.  We aim to have a kind and transparent admissions process that ensures the school is the right fit for your daughter.

Click here to visit our ‘Visit us’ page with details of forthcoming Open and Taster event

Click here to access our on-line Application Form and downloadable document

Click here to view our 'Important dates for 11+ Admissions' document

Click here to view our 'Important dates for 13+ Admissions' document

Click here if to view our 'Important dates for 16+ Admissions' document

Click here if you need to pay your entry deposit

Senior School applications for Year 7 entry 

This should be submitted by the end of November when your daughter is in Year 6.
Please let us know, in as much detail as possible, about your daughter’s interests so that we gain a full picture of her as an individual. 

Please click here to complete our online application form.

Bursary applications 

If you are interested in applying for a means-tested bursary, please indicate this on your application form. We will then forward you a password so that you can complete the GDST online bursary application form. Your application can then be assessed to ascertain whether or not your family will qualify for a bursary and if so, whether this could be for a full or a partial bursary. 

In order to be awarded such a bursary, your daughter needs to be one of best performing candidates in our January 11+ entrance examinations. She also needs to have impressed us with her potential at interview.

Click here to view the GDST bursary leaflet

Scholarships

We also offer a range of Art, Music and Sport scholarships to gifted girls which should be applied for by the end of November.  Girls will be short-listed for assessment in January once we have assessed that they are academically able enough to thrive at Blackheath High.

Girls who perform outstandingly well in our 11+ entrance examinations will be invited to attend an additional scholarship interview with our Head.  Academic scholarships and bursaries will then be awarded, based upon each girl’s potential.

11+ Reference Requests

We will also contact your daughter’s school for a reference to gain further background information about her progress and interests.

11+ Interview

Every 11+ applicant is invited to an individual interview in November or December prior to sitting our 11+ entrance exam. This is a friendly, informal session to help us to get to know your daughter better.  At the same time, our Head meets a small group of applicants’ parents to answer any queries that they may have about the school and its ethos.

11+ Entrance Examinations

All 11+ candidates sit an hour long 11+ English and Mathematics examination in January.  The English paper consists of a comprehension test and a piece of creative writing.  A sample 11+ Mathematics Test and English Paper can be downloaded from our website.  Girls also sit a non-verbal reasoning paper which lasts approximately 50 minutes.

Click here for a sample 11+ Mathematics Examination

Click here for a sample 11+ English Examination

11+ Offers

We dispatch our offer letters each year in February shortly before the half term break and parents have until the beginning of March to accept a place for their daughter’s in Year 7.

Prospective Pupils’ Afternoon

We appreciate what an important decision choosing your daughter’s future education is. We therefore invite all girls we offer places to, to visit us with their parents for an afternoon in February after the half term break. The girls have another opportunity to spend time in our school with our pupils and teachers. Their parents can meet with our Senior Leadership Team who will talk them through how we help settle our new pupils happily into Blackheath High.

Our Head of Year 7 visits all our new girls in their primary school and reassures the girls about starting at Blackheath High and gains further insight into each girl’s learning style. At the beginning of July we invite our new Year 7 girls and their parents to an evening meeting to discuss the move into our senior school.  The girls meet their form tutors and parents learn about school uniform requirements, the foreign language choices that we offer our students and all the clubs and societies that we run.

13+ Admissions

There are now a small number of scholarships and places available for 13+ admissions, and these follow the same time-scale as the 11+ examinations.

Occasional Vacancies

Occasional vacancies sometimes arise as a result of families relocating.  If you are interested in your daughter joining in Years 8 to 10, do contact our Senior Admissions Team as soon as possible. We also appreciate that families often wish to apply for a place at Blackheath High midway through the academic year and our admissions team will be able to guide you further on this.  All candidates must pass our entrance examinations in English and Mathematics and attend an interview with our Head. We will then approach their current school for a reference.

Sixth Form Applications

We welcome gifted girls from local secondary schools into our Sixth Form at Blackheath High.  We also offer a range of scholarships, prizes and means-tested bursaries to students who would really benefit from studying here.  We are also pleased to award four means-tested HSBC Scholarships which can be worth as much as a 100% of fees. These are awarded each year to girls joining us from the maintained sector and have been made possible thanks to the generous support of the HSBC Global Education Programme. All girls who have applied for a bursary will automatically be considered for a HSBC Scholarship and no separate application is needed.

If your daughter wishes to apply for a scholarship or a means-tested bursary in our Sixth Form, she usually needs to apply for a place by early November when she is in Year 11. Our scholarship assessment exams takes place in the middle of November. All 16+ scholarship/bursary candidates sit an hour long English examination and nominate two further subjects to be assessed in that they wish to study at AS-level.  If candidates nominate Art as one of their assessments, they will need to submit an art portfolio.

The best performing candidates in our Sixth Form scholarship/bursary tests will be invited for a scholarship interview with the Head, who will award Sixth Form scholarships and bursaries to the most deserving girls in Year 11.

We aim to make most of our Sixth Form offers in December.

Sixth Form Information Evening

Our Sixth Form Information Evening, in the autumn term, offers a further chance for prospective Sixth Form students to consider which subjects to study at AS-level. We warmly welcome their parents to attend and discover the opportunities that we can offer their daughters here at Blackheath High.

Sixth Form Acceptances

Once your daughter has accepted a place in our Sixth Form, we will invite her to visit the Sixth Form to meet new classmates and gain further information about the subjects that they will be studying.