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14/12/17

Retweeted From Andrew Gambier

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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

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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

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✨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

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

11/12/17

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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

Message from the Head Girl Team

TallulahThis year has gone by so quickly and I cannot believe it; I still remember walking into Year 12 and being daunted by starting my A-level studies. I’ve been amazed by the speed at which events have flown by; from the annual House Music competition, through to the Blackheath High Fashion Show. As a Sixth Form student, I have been very much involved in organising both of these events and I have found being ‘in charge’ a great way to learn several career-type skills. I was pleased and also surprised to still be involved in the lower school events, including the school play. This was because my first thought about Sixth Form was that, once you start studying for your A-levels, you ‘have no life’ and spend all day in the Sixth Form Centre with an endless supply of toast and tea! Although the luxury of carbs and PG Tips is appealing, I found that I also had lots of opportunity to engage in the whole life of the school, which has been very rewarding.  

The transition from studying GCSEs to studying A-levels is quite a challenge, but one of the reasons why this is less stressful at Blackheath High, is because of the additional support that we get here. There have been occasions where I have felt slightly overwhelmed by the range in the curriculum, but with the knowledge and understanding that the teachers have, I was able to make excellent progress. You can always find someone to give you advice or a hug! Whether your issue is to do with maths or EPQ, the girls are so understanding, particularly those in Year 13, as they have already been through it!  

Becoming a Sixth Former meant taking charge of my studies and learning to prioritise certain projects over others.  I did not achieve this alone; I had the help of our Head of Sixth Form, Mrs Elliott and Assistant Head of Sixth Form, Miss Williams. I could go to them with any problems I experienced and they would always have space on their couch for a catch-up session. 

One of the most valuable things about Sixth Form lessons is that the classes are small and the discussions held in class feel more like a real exploration of concepts. As the school year progressed and the A-level work load increased, I began to have a growing appreciation for the teachers of my subjects. They would sacrifice a lot of their valuable time to have one-on-one sessions with me - explaining theories again or giving me extra support. This was very important because it meant that, as a student, I was getting the attention that I needed if I was finding an area in a topic difficult. It also helped to improve my confidence in the specific subject.

Although this year has passed quickly, I am looking forward to next year and fully embracing my role as Head Girl; doing the best I can to organise events with my team, as well as representing the school. This will be very exciting as we will have the opportunity to help arrange our favourite events at Blackheath High such as the House Quiz competition and Sports Day. I am looking forward to growing as an individual in my studies and also accomplishing tasks that I’d never have thought possible.

Tallulah Mbangweta, Head Girl