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22/01/19

Thank you to our talented music scholars for the blissful Mindful Music concert! We were delighted to have so many people - of all ages - from the Blackheath Community join us to celebrate https://t.co/jFSrVLPsPe

22/01/19

Shake off those winter blues at our lunchtime Mindful Music concert TODAY at 1pm in All Saints Church, Blackheath. Admission is free, babies and toddlers welcome https://t.co/ysZtHI8Z5v

21/01/19

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Thoughtful wellbeing advice on diet, balance, exercise and screentime from , Ellie from and Mrs Beecham at tonight’s wellbeing symposium - thanks for all the great questions parents and thank you wonderful panellists ! https://t.co/QTDQZwvwL6

21/01/19

This lunchtime came to school on the and shone a light on the benefits of reading for enjoyment at the start of . Thank you for the inspiring talk and for being such fierce champions of women's fiction. https://t.co/KkA6PGoIfH

21/01/19

Did you see this brilliant article about 's pioneering book "Inferior" in Sunday's ? We can't wait to welcome her this February as a guest lecturer in our Wollstonecraft Speaker Series https://t.co/uNHdkwPIoc

21/01/19

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Great assembly to start week from - the Power of saying no and why we CAN’T have it all! https://t.co/e8aSdjYHoa

21/01/19

Our is off to a running, rowing and jumping start! https://t.co/adOnAtoYq7

18/01/19

Not long now until Blackheath High School's Mindful Music concert at All Saints Church in Blackheath. Join us there on Tuesday 22 Jan at 1pm. Babies and toddlers are most welcome! https://t.co/pJ4hnOXkvm

18/01/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Year 1 time for a quick disco.... https://t.co/zQBFJ4dewG

18/01/19

Very impressive! https://t.co/5UKk5ZTWHC

17/01/19

Next week is our annual Wellbeing Week! Highlights include an evening symposium for parents focusing on mental health and a Mindful Music concert for all in . Read more about our integrated approach to wellbeing here: https://t.co/RuUCmsvIlU

17/01/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

What a champ Jasmine, showing us all how it should be done! https://t.co/xZbDnD5fUG

16/01/19

Retweeted From Year 7 @ Blackheath

on our annual Welly Walk through historic Park https://t.co/yNjMUzn82H

15/01/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Great first hockey match of the term for the U12s against Colfes. POMs Valerie and Renee. Well done! So much progress being made the more they play 👏🏻 https://t.co/QE73aBF3uq

15/01/19

Congratulations to our brilliant violinist, Anna, on securing a place in the National Children’s Orchestra https://t.co/ySYX5k3HD9

14/01/19

We are starting the first full school week of 2019 by celebrating our 139th birthday. In assembly Mrs Chandler-Thompson observed our rebellious and pioneering roots, reminding the girls to “keep changing the world, one small rebellion at a time”. Oh, and there’s cake, too! https://t.co/WgE4CfbQGm

11/01/19

Retweeted From GirlsDaySchoolTrust

See what our schools and its girls have been doing to enter 2019 in style... https://t.co/L4bvVwOe0X https://t.co/PhkqcX4QSb

10/01/19

Retweeted From Blackheath High School Association

Only 9 tables left for the Quiz Night on Friday 1st Feb in junior school gym, so go to https://t.co/v1vgr90Niu & bag one now! Just £48 for a team of 8 (max), you can bring food for 7, quiz starts at 8. Bar will be selling beer, wine, prosecco & soft drinks 👍

10/01/19

Relax, unwind and take part in Blackheath High School's by joining us for our complimentary Mindful Music concert at All Saints Church, Blackheath on Tuesday 22 Jan at 1pm. Babies and toddlers are most welcome! https://t.co/QykWpIH6Ie

02/01/19

Our Head of Science talks to us about Chemistry and what the benefits of studying the subject are: https://t.co/CThJvq3tDg https://t.co/orfmzBG5S1

30/12/18

Our Deputy (Academic) Head Mr Henderson talks about endurance in education and setting your own pace: https://t.co/f9uUvZFNTC https://t.co/Y82INsJvMV

28/12/18

Earlier this month, Blackheath High School participated in the Global Hour of Code, which included fun and engaging activities like Minecraft, Star Wars and Wonder Woman. https://t.co/j3DeCAJkc0 https://t.co/bPyHB0cmMt

25/12/18

Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! https://t.co/ye2MDYARyW

21/12/18

We're put together a collection of our best photographs from our Christmas Carol concert on 11 December 2018 https://t.co/3h7kwEjUFp https://t.co/1zFrkvD8vw

20/12/18

Retweeted From Christine Pheiffer

Looking forward to the New Year with & her work on Wollstonecraft https://t.co/jiCjjuCejE

19/12/18

Thank you all for an amazing term, and happy holidays! https://t.co/9pG1282OsG

19/12/18

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Merry Christmas from 🎄 https://t.co/25MIJJZynC

19/12/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Thank you for the lovely gifts, cards and kind words from our wonderful community. A very merry Christmas to you all. Woof woof! https://t.co/fPBwzyaWih

19/12/18

Santa Claus is coming to town at Blackheath High School! https://t.co/MmYX1gy7HA

19/12/18

Retweeted From Year 7 @ Blackheath

lead Christmas Carols in our gorgeous new reception https://t.co/hAtqIxkxRg

19/12/18

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Panto time https://t.co/RvDXS7e82Y

18/12/18

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Christmas lunch! 🎄 https://t.co/J6Ew6KepKW

18/12/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

We do love a even Flo 🎅🎄🐶 https://t.co/Spznc3acUU

17/12/18

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

A fun Christmassy morning of netball for our 6th form. An extra spring in their step after being inspired by 's success at ! https://t.co/a955COULUW

17/12/18

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Stunning performance of Sleeping Beauty from , great to see girls on stage too! 👏🏽 https://t.co/EfUQ8ohf7r

16/12/18

As we mark the 100th anniversary of the first time women voted in the UK, our Head teacher, Mrs Carol Chandler-Thompson, says we must encourage young women to become active participants in politics… read full article here Magazine https://t.co/keOY5k9shP

14/12/18

Good luck to all of our students performing in the production of Sleeping Beauty tomorrow!

13/12/18

"How did we do it? I'll tell you now, we didn't give up, we didn't know how". Everyone must read this incredible and empowering poem from one of our Year 3 pupils. https://t.co/3yCnJw94vO

Staff

Design Technology Department

 
Mr T Masters, BA (Hons), Dip Arch (Hons) Architecture; PGCE Goldsmiths Head of Design Technology

Mrs M Aspden, BA (Hons) London;  PGCE  

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Art Department

 
Mr D Branch, BA (Hons) Middlesex; PGCE   Head of Art 
Mrs I Gilbert, BA St Martins, London; PGCE  Art

English Faculty 

 
Ms A Chandler, MA, BA (Hons) Cambridge, MA London; QTS Head of English Faculty
Mrs C Beecham, BA (Hons) Brunel, MA Goldsmiths; PGCE English and Head of Year 9 and 10
Miss H Owen-Frawley, BA (Hons) Bristol; PGCE English
Ms H Retallack, BA (Hons) Sussex; MA; PGCE English and Co-ordinator of 'Girls First'

Humanities Faculty

 
Mr I Gerrard, BA Bangor; PGCE Head of History and Humanities Faculty 
Mr B Crozier, BA (Hons), Leeds; PGCE    History/Extended Project Qualification and Teacher in charge of Debating
Mrs A Neilson Nagy, BA (Hons) UCL; PGCE History, Philosophy, and Assistant Head of Upper School
Ms M Rehman, BA Hons) Birmingham, PGCE Religious Studies & Head of Year 8 
Mr M Sodhi, BA (Hons) London, PGCE  Head of Economics & Business Studies 
Miss S Williams, MA Cantab (Cambridge); PGCE Head of Classics, Assistant Head of Sixth Form 
Mrs M Ryan, BA London  Latin 
Mrs L Stevens, BSc Plymouth; PGCE  Head of Geography and Educational Visits Co-ordinator 
Miss K Hickman, MA (Hons) Dundee; PGCE Geography
Ms R Sivyer, MSc, BA (Hons) London; PGCE Head of Psychology
Mr S Barnett, BA (Hons), Lancaster, MA Lancaster; PGCE Head of Religious Studies

Maths Faculty 

 
Mrs S O'Hanlon, ACCEG, BSc London; PGCE Head of Maths Faculty
Ms W Short, MA Sussex, BSc Bath; PGCE Maths 
Mrs G Silvestros, BSc (Hons) Exeter; PGCE Maths
Miss J Szili, MSc, BA Budapest Maths
Mr S Tarr, MEng (Hons) Nottingham, PGCE Maths
Miss A Varathanathan, BSc (Hons) Open University; BEng (Hons) Manchester; PGCE Maths
Miss H Dickinson, BSc (Hons)Loughborough; PGCE Head of Computing 
Mr D Nott, BSc, Reading  Director of IT and Teacher of Computing 

Modern Foreign Languages 

 
Miss S Milne, BA (Hons) Exeter, PGCE Head of MFL and Head of French
Mrs N Rosado, BA Spain; PGCE

Head of Spanish 

Mrs A Turvey, BA (Hons), Bangor; MA, QTS  Head of German

Miss E Wood, PGCE; Greenwich

French 
Mrs T Chung, BA Canterbury; DipEd, TESOL Head of Mandarin 

Performing Arts Faculty 

 
Mrs J Tyrrell, BA Sussex; PGCE  Head of Drama and Head of Year 7 
Ms C Day, BMus, University of London; MA RADA; PGCE Drama
Mrs E Gunton, BMus (Hons), Royal College of Music, dipABRSM; QTS  Director of Music and School Consultant Teacher
Miss F Leo, BMus (Hons) Royal Academy of Music, London, MA Music Teacher

Physical Education Department 

 
Miss H Morrell, BSc (Hons); Brunel Director of Sport 
Miss S Harris, BA (Hons) Brighton PE and Head of Year 11
Mrs L Brooks, BSc St Mary's; PGCE PE
Miss S Gedda, BA Queensland Graduate Sports Assistant
Miss V May, BA (Hons), Liverpool PE

Science Faculty

 
Dr A Mustafa, BSc Cantab. PhD Cantab; PGCE Head of Science Faculty
Mr D Laber, BSc Bristol; PGCE Head of Biology
Mrs K Elliott, BSc Cardiff; PGCE Biology and Head of Sixth Form
Mr P Jordan, BSc City; PGCE  Head of Physics
Miss I Chowdhury, BSc London; MSc; PGCE Physics
Miss L Maggs, BSc (Hons) Portsmouth; PGCE Science
Mrs P Sauti, BSc Hons Greenwich, MA; PGCE Chemistry

 

Senior Leadership Team

Head Mrs C Chandler-Thompson, BA (Hons) Exeter; PGCE  
Deputy Head (Pastoral) Mrs C Maddison BA Staffordshire, MSc, Leicester; PGCE
Deputy Head (Academic) Mr S Henderson, BMus (Hons) London, PGCE
Assistant Head (Co-curricular and Enrichment) Mrs C Pheiffer, BA London; QTS
Assistant Head (Organisation and Communication)   Mrs N Argile, BSc Newcastle; MSc; PGCE 
Director of Finance and Operations  Mr R Ryan

 

 

Junior School Leadership Team

Head of Junior School Mrs S Skevington, LLB (Hons) Sheffield; PGCE, EYP
Deputy Head of Junior School  Mrs M Gilfedder-Bonnar, LLB (Hons) Strathclyde; BSc (Honours) Psychology; PGCE
Assistant Head and Head of Key Stage 2  Ms S Daly, BEd Greenwich
Head of Key Stage 1  Mrs N Roberts, MEd, Belfast, MA (Hons); PGCE
Head of EYFS Miss L Riordan, BA Hons University College Worcester
Year 3 and 4 phase leader Miss A Lucas, BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam

 

Senior School Teaching

Design Technology Department

 
Mr T Masters, BA (Hons), Dip Arch (Hons) Architecture; PGCE Goldsmiths Head of Design Technology

Mrs M Aspden, BA (Hons) London;  PGCE  

DT

Art Department

 
Mr D Branch, BA (Hons) Middlesex; PGCE   Head of Art 
Mrs I Gilbert, BA St Martins, London; PGCE  Art

English Faculty 

 
Ms A Chandler, MA, BA (Hons) Cambridge, MA London; QTS Head of English Faculty
Mrs C Beecham, BA (Hons) Brunel, MA Goldsmiths; PGCE English and Head of Year 8 and 9
Miss H Owen-Frawley, BA (Hons) Bristol; PGCE English
Ms H Retallack, BA (Hons) Sussex; MA; PGCE English and Co-ordinator of 'Girls First'

Humanities Faculty

 
Mr I Gerrard, BA Bangor; PGCE Head of History and Humanities Faculty 
Mr B Crozier, BA (Hons), Leeds; PGCE    History/Extended Project Qualification and Teacher in charge of Debating
Mrs A Neilson Nagy, BA (Hons) UCL; PGCE History, Philosophy, and Assistant Head of Upper School
Ms M Rehman, BA Hons) Birmingham, PGCE Religious Studies & Head of Year 8 
Mr M Sodhi, BA (Hons) London, PGCE  Head of Economics & Business Studies 
Miss S Williams, MA Cantab (Cambridge); PGCE Head of Classics, Assistant Head of Sixth Form 
Mrs M Ryan, BA London  Latin 
Mrs L Stevens, BSc Plymouth; PGCE  Head of Geography and Educational Visits Co-ordinator 
Miss K Hickman, MA (Hons) Dundee; PGCE Geography
Ms R Sivyer, MSc, BA (Hons) London; PGCE Head of Psychology
Mr S Barnett, BA (Hons), Lancaster, MA Lancaster; PGCE Head of Religious Studies

Maths Faculty 

 
Mrs S O'Hanlon, ACCEG, BSc London; PGCE Head of Maths Faculty
Ms W Short, MA Sussex, BSc Bath; PGCE Maths 
Mrs G Silvestros, BSc (Hons) Exeter; PGCE Maths
Miss J Szili, MSc, BA Budapest Maths
Mr S Tarr, MEng (Hons) Nottingham, PGCE Maths
Miss A Varathanathan, BSc (Hons) Open University; BEng (Hons) Manchester; PGCE Maths
Miss H Dickinson, BSc (Hons)Loughborough; PGCE Head of Computing 
Mr D Nott, BSc, Reading  Director of IT and Teacher of Computing 

Modern Foreign Languages 

 
Miss S Milne, BA (Hons) Exeter, PGCE Head of MFL and Head of French
Mrs N Rosado, BA Spain; PGCE

Head of Spanish 

Mrs A Turvey, BA (Hons), Bangor; MA, QTS  Head of German

Miss E Wood, PGCE; Greenwich

French 
Mrs T Chung, BA Canterbury; DipEd, TESOL Head of Mandarin 

Performing Arts Faculty 

 
Mrs J Tyrrell, BA Sussex; PGCE  Head of Drama and Head of Year 7 
Ms C Day, BMus, University of London; MA RADA; PGCE Drama
Mrs E Gunton, BMus (Hons), Royal College of Music, dipABRSM; QTS  Director of Music and School Consultant Teacher
Miss F Leo, BMus (Hons) Royal Academy of Music, London, MA Music Teacher

Physical Education Department 

 
Miss H Morrell, BSc (Hons); Brunel Director of Sport 
Miss S Harris, BA (Hons) Brighton PE and Head of Year 11
Mrs L Brooks, BSc St Mary's; PGCE PE
Miss S Gedda, BA Queensland Graduate Sports Assistant
Miss V May, BA (Hons), Liverpool PE

Science Faculty

 
Dr A Mustafa, BSc Cantab. PhD Cantab; PGCE Head of Science Faculty
Mr D Laber, BSc Bristol; PGCE Head of Biology
Mrs K Elliott, BSc Cardiff; PGCE Biology and Head of Sixth Form
Mr P Jordan, BSc City; PGCE  Head of Physics
Miss I Chowdhury, BSc London; MSc; PGCE Physics
Miss L Maggs, BSc (Hons) Portsmouth; PGCE Science
Mrs P Sauti, BSc Hons Greenwich, MA; PGCE Chemistry

 

Junior School Teaching

 

Nursery

Mrs H Cannell, BA (Hons), Hull; PGCE

Mrs A Waite, BA Greenwich, BSc London; PGCE

Reception

Miss L Riordan, BA Hons University College Worcester

Ms R Thalmann, MA Manchester, PGCE

Year 1

Mrs N Roberts, MEd Belfast, MA (Hons); PGCE

Miss R Carter BA (Hons) Durham, PGCE

Year 2 

Mrs J Donnelly, BA London

Mrs M Karakosta, BA South Africa

Miss F Insuli, BSc (Hons) Sussex PGCE

Year 3 

Miss C Bolton, MA (Hons), Glasgow; PGCE

Miss R Coles, MA Cantab, GTP

Miss A Lucas, BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam

Year 4

Ms P Griffiths BA (Hons) Greenwich

Mr N Mostert, Higher Dip in Education, South Africa

Year 5

Ms S Daly, BEd Greenwich

Mrs M Gilfedder-Bonnar, LLB (Hons) Strathclyde; PGCE

Year 6

Mrs L Nolan, BSc Hull; PGCE

Mrs S Burt, BSc, Bristol; PGCE

Art

Ms A Hamburger, BA (Hons) Camberwell

French

Mrs P Parker, BA (Hons) French Leeds, PGCE

SENCO

Mrs J Sharma, BA (Hons) Leeds

Head of Music

Mrs R Coles MA Cantab, GTP

Head of Junior PE

Miss S Carter, BSc (Hons) Oxford Brookes, PGCE

Teaching Assistants

 

Nursery

Miss L Dwyer, Advanced Level Apprenticeship in the Children and Young People’s Workforce: Early Years Educator

Mrs L Reis NVQ Level 2 Childhood Education, NVQ Level 3 TA

Mrs R Matharu BSc, Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Mrs J Truman, Foundation Degree in Early Years Education

Reception

Mrs J Cornwell, NNEB Forest School Leader, Foundation Degree Early Years; BA (Hons) Early Years

Mrs A Shelley, NVQ Level 3

Year 1 

Miss T Stadnik, MA Poland

Mrs L Maloney NNEB

Mrs M Nance BTEC National Certificate

Year 2 

Miss M Crampton

Mrs E Morris, NVQ Level 3, Diploma in Early Years and Education

Year 3

Ms T Smith, BA Greenwich

Year 4

Mrs N Aitken, NCFE Cache Level 3, Supporting Teaching & Learning

Year 5/6 

Mrs D Galbraith, BTEC in Childhood Studies

 

 

Junior School Support Staff

Administrator and PA to Head of Junior School 

Mrs M Coles 

Administrative Assistants 

Ms S McCully

Mrs L Scrace

Mrs J Welsh

IT Technician

Mr R Wraight

After School Care Supervisor 

Ms L Reis

After School Care Assistants 

Ms A Morris

Mrs E Cockings

Ms I Shevalova

Ms D Nolan

Ms R Changizi

Midday Supervisor

Mrs P Dedman

Mrs E Cockings

School Nurse

Mrs S Elphick, UKCC RGN, Registered Paediatric Nurse

 

Senior School Support Staff

PA to Head and Office Manager

Mrs K Cotton 

Site Network Manager 

Mr K Arrowsmith, BA Christ Church, Canterbury

Marketing Director

Ms A Fuell, BA (Hons) Liverpool

Marketing Design and Communications Officer

Miss S Lill, BA (Hons) Falmouth

Alumnae Development & Marketing Events Officer 

Ms S MacLeod, BA (Hons) Hull

Finance Officer

Miss L Smith

Finance Assistant

Mrs A Lartey

Data and Senior Timetable Officer  

Miss M Wheeler

Exams Officer  

Mrs S McDonald

Admissions Officer 

Mrs F Nichols, BA London 

SLT Administrative Assistant 

Mrs A Allen 

IT Technician

Mr L Amber

Resources Centre Manager

Mrs D Glazebrook, BSc (Hons), Northumbria

SENCO and Learning Support Teacher

Mrs B Fitzpatrick, BEd (Hons), HDip and MA 

Administrative Assistant   

Mrs A Taber 

Human Resources Assistant 

Mrs S Read 

Receptionists

Mrs J Smith (Morning)

Miss S Rowland (Afternoon)

School Nurse 

Mrs S Elphick, UKCC RGN, Registered Paediatric Nurse

School Counsellor 

Mrs F Taylor, BACP

Teaching Assistant

Mrs K Tatzel

Laboratory Technicians 

Mrs A Birkett, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Ms W Cheng, MSc, BSC (Hons)

DT and Art Technician

Mr A Weaver, BA Wolverhampton, MA London 

Art Technician

Miss I Copley, BA London

Language Assistants 

Ms H Simsolo

Ms I Ludzik

Mrs K Tatzel

Facilities Manager

Mr A Merryweather

Enterprise Caretaker 

Mr T Cole 

Senior Caretakers 

Mr D Grayson

Caretakers 

Mr S Meredith (also Mini Bus Driver)

Mr T Cole 

Mr S Kadavath Sasi

Mr C Edoigiawerie

Mini Bus Drivers

Mr R Eyers (supply caretaker and mini bus driver)

Mr R Bloomfield

Ms S Samuels

Miss S Louch

Gap year tutors 

Miss C Dewell

Miss R Kent

Miss B Garrels

Visiting LAMDA Coaches 

Miss L Tregear, BA Oxford

Miss K Wilton

Miss N Elliott, MMus Goldsmiths

Mrs C Critchlow, RAD 

School Governing Board

To find out more about our Governors, please visit the Governors section.  

Mr D Atterbury-Thomas Chairman

Mrs J Eastaugh

Ms J Fenner

Ms R Hafez

Dr S Humayun

Mrs K James

Mrs E Little

Mr M Robinson

Ms R Russell

 

Visiting Music Staff at Senior School

Brass and Oboe

Miss M Hardman, BMus (Hons), PG Dip 

Clarinet and Saxophone 

Mr L Hignell, BMus, GGSM

Electric and Acoustic Guitar 

Mr L Luckett, LGSM 

Flute 

Mrs K Blonz, MMus, PG Dip 

Piano 

Miss C Venton, ARCM 

Ms M Obejera, BMus

Ms R Bouwmeester, PG Dip

Violin and Viola 

Mr A Dennant, BA (Hons)

Singing 

Ms N Wydenbach, BA (Hons), BMus, GradDip (RCM) 

Mrs J Riley BA (Hons), PG Dip (RAM), LRAM

Miss M McGhee, BMus (hons), MA Vocal Performance

Percussion 

Miss A Atty, BMus (Hons), PGCE

Recorder 

Mrs J Kemp, BMus (Hons)

Cello and Double Bass  

Miss A Jones, BA Music, MMus (Perf)

Brass

Mr C Deacon, BMus (Perf), LRAM, ARAM

 

Visiting Music Staff at Junior School

Violin

Miss L Parker, BMus

Cello

Ms H Chapman, BMus, PG Dip

Piano

Ms M Obejera, BMus

Miss K Ewins, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL

Miss L Da Silva, BMus, LRAM

Clarinet and Saxophone

Miss K Ewins, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL

Flute

Ms M Pinho da Silva Ramos, BMus, MMus 

Recorder

Ms M Pinho da Silva Ramos, BMus, MMus 

Guitar

Mr D Black, MMus, BMus

Singing

Ms A Whyte, BA (Hons), PG Dip, Advanced Dip

Piano

Ms M Zahra, MMus, BMus (Hons), LLCM

Bass  

Mr C Deacon, BMus (Perf), LRAM, ARAM

Mr A Deacon, SNCO Qualified Band SGT, ALCM, ARCM