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"If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you!" was the motto during our annual . Find out mor…


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Congratulations to all of our GCSE and A-Level artists who showcased a fantastic and diverse collection of work at…


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Oh my, Cambodia Team2 having some fishy adventures 🐟🐠


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Great to have Blackheath representing for Greenwich ⁦


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Lake Geneva and the blast of a slightly cooler breeze. It really is beautiful.


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Our 2 Cambodia teams are in great spirits and ready for new adventures


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The restoration of the taster instruments begins. The elder one is keen to experiment. Showing intuitive technique…


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Awesome day today. Museum's and gardens to tick History, Art, Geography and Science off today's curriculum list. Su…


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Fondue night! Delicious.


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Arrivè a CERN! More photos later, off to a particle physics lecture first.


"What a year it has been; packed full of memorable experiences for the girls and wonderful opportunities". Our Head…


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GOOD LUCK YEAR 6. We will miss you!


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Whole school end of term picnic ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️


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Cha-Cha ing our way to the end of term


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Witty inspiring and entertaining prizegiving speech from Kate today! Brilliant !


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Great news, can't wait to see some creations. Lovely for us to see where the cash raised is going, thank you!


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And she’s off. Bye bye Miss White. Off on the Senior School Cambodia trip today and who knows where…


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Last PE lesson as Year 3, it has been epic


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helping me on last day of term with some jobs when Ruby Rose from Reception pops in to play…


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of the future! Y6


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Y6 rightly proud of their Well done girls!


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Ah the drums!


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Let the music commence!


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Love this! Gracie just about to overtake


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All is ready for Prize-giving ... tissues at the ready parents?


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What a fab pic!


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We’re here and we’ve made a base on Murray mount for the game and then we’re heading to court 1 to wa…


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Girls enjoying watching Serena Williams play!


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Amazing advice for our year 10 and 12 student at our Bright Horizons event- studying in the UK, EU, US, apprentices…


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Great start to our Bright Horizons event - networking breakfast with year 10 - lovely to welcome so…


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Huge thanks to our fabulous team for a brilliant Sixth Form Ball -…


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A very big THANK YOU from all of us! You’re all amazing & have truly…


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More including Florence - there to support


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A lot of girls and mums running in today 👏👏👏👏😎😎🏃‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏿‍♀️


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Great day at


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We did it!


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Proud parents and our stunning class of 2018 -very proud of them all 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽


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The Mini’s Yr 6 Leavers Party....watching 48 eleven yr olds belt out ‘This is Me’ word perfect was special. It’s th…


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glorious camp night


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) Mrs P Adams, MA Oxford; 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


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  


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 R Cooper, BA (Hons) Oxford; MA 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
Miss G Parsons, BA (Hons), Nottingham; PGCE  History, Politics, and Teacher in charge of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award 
Mr T Cannon, BA Nottingham; PGCE  Head of Business and Enterprise 
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 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 Jackson, 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

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 R Smith, MA Goldsmiths, Mus B (Hons); PGCE Music 

Physical Education Department 

Miss H Morrell, BSc (Hons); Brunel Director of Sport 
Miss E Reed, Grad Dip Ed, Western Australia BSc; Western Australia  PE and Head of Upper School (Years 10 and 11) 
Mrs L Brooks, BSc St Mary's; PGCE PE
Miss S Gedda, BA Queensland Graduate Sports Assistant
Miss A Newton Co-ordinator of KS2 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


Junior School Teaching



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

Mrs A Waite, BA Greenwich, BSc London; PGCE


Miss L Riordan, BA Hons University College Worcester

Mrs A Smith, BEd London

Year 1

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

Miss V White, BA Exeter; PGCE

Year 2 

Mrs J Donnelly, BA London

Mrs M Karakosta, BA South Africa

Year 3 

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

Miss R Coles, MA Cantab, GTP

Miss A Lucas, BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam

Year 4

Mrs N Gould, BA (Hons) Birmingham, PGCE

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


Ms A Hamburger, BA (Hons) Camberwell


Mrs A Wehner-Moriseau, PGCE Canterbury, Maitrise in English Literature and Civilisation, Universite Francois Rabelais-Tours


Mrs J Sharma, BA (Hons) Leeds

Co-curricular Music Leader

Miss S Atalar, BA Queensland

Teaching Assistants



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

Mrs L Maloney, NNEB

Mrs M Nance, BTEC National Certificate

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

Mrs J Truman, Foundation Degree in Early Years Education


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 F Kiroglu

Mrs R Matharu, BSc, Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Year 2 

Miss M Crampton

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

Year 3/4 

Mrs D Galbraith, BTEC in Childhood Studies 

Ms T Smith, BA Greenwich 

Year 4/5/6 

Mrs L Madduri, BSc NVQ level 2 & 3 Early Years & Childcare



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 L Reis

Ms A Morris

Ms S Morris, BSc London Metropolitan

Miss S Latif

Ms S Rowan

Mrs E Cockings

Ms I Shevalova

Ms H Tuukkanen

Midday Supervisor

Mrs P Dedman

Mrs E Cockings

School Nurse

Mrs S Morgan-Elphick, UKCC RGN, Registered Paediatric Nurse

School Counsellor 

Mrs F Taylor, BACP


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

Communications Officer

Mrs P Ray, BA (Hons) Goldsmiths

Alumnae Development & Marketing Events Officer 

Ms S MacLeod, BA (Hons) Hull

Finance Officer

Miss L Smith

Finance Assistant

Mrs A Lartey

Examinations Officer  

Mrs J Hrebien, BSc (Hons) Loughborough; PGCE

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 S Baber

Human Resources Assistant 

Mrs S Read 


Mrs J Smith (Morning)

Miss S Rowland (Afternoon)

School Nurse 

Mrs S Morgan-Elphick, UKCC RGN, Registered Paediatric Nurse

School Counsellor 

Mrs F Taylor, BACP

Teaching Assistant

Mrs K Tatzel

Laboratory Technicians 

Mrs R Richards, BSc Teeside

Mrs A Birkett, 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 S Douglas

Enterprise Caretaker 

Mr T Cole 

Senior Caretakers 

Mr D Grayson

Mr A Baird 


Mr S Meredith (also Mini Bus Driver)

Mr T Cole 

Mr S Kadavath Sasi

Mr R Eyers (Supply Caretaker and Mini Bus Driver)

Mini Bus Drivers

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

Mr T Wilton, BA Manchester

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 R Hafez

Dr S Humayun

Mrs K James

Ms J Jones

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 


Mrs K Blonz, MMus, PG Dip 


Miss C Venton, ARCM 

Ms M Obejera, BMus

Miss R Smith, MMus

Piano and Theory 

Ms R Bouwmeester, PG Dip 

Violin and Viola 

Mr A Dennant, BA (Hons)


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


Ms R Browne, BMus


Mrs J Kemp, BMus (Hons)

Cello and Double Bass  

Miss A Jones, BA Music, MMus (Perf)


Visiting Music Staff at Junior School


Miss L Parker, BMus


Miss A Jones, BMus, PG Dip


Ms H Chapman, BMus, PG Dip


Ms M Obejera, BMus

Miss K Ewins, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL

Miss L Da Silva, BMus, LRAM

Miss S Mather, MMus, GRNCM, MA, LRAM

Clarinet and Saxophone

Miss K Ewins, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL


Miss L Da Silva, BMus, LRAMp


Miss L Da Silva, BMus, LRAM


Mr D Black, MMus, BMus


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


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


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

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