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24/11/20

Retweeted From Mrs Richards MCCT 👩‍🔬

7B and I watched the Cirque de Soleil video and were absolutely entranced. A lovely way to start the day. https://t.co/OIuzJbIGRZ

24/11/20

Retweeted From GDSTSkills

A great opportunity for students to take part in live work experience programmes with top employers via https://t.co/vnBlpP7QkI What sector or company will you find out more about? sounds pretty cool. Apply now https://t.co/Kku9USYams

24/11/20

👋 Florence 🐶❤️

24/11/20

We love this, Florence! 🐶 https://t.co/WsYLVzTnei

24/11/20

A reminder of this Thursday’s Talks event, open to parents and alumnae: ‘Helping your child understand : how to support their and development in a world post Covid’, with via Zoom: Thurs 26th Nov, at 6pm 👇 - https://t.co/O93MVRcvAG https://t.co/FJnjnatcVq

24/11/20

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Love our inspirational displays Juniors https://t.co/LuxowZ0dt9

24/11/20

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Someone will be missing her.. https://t.co/GarwtxIT12

24/11/20

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Y5 enjoying the session by this afternoon! https://t.co/QcBWU4ycQk

24/11/20

Retweeted From TuneUp Arts

Great to see enjoying https://t.co/FAWh1remOS

24/11/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Our year 8s working hard at Hockey and Run club yesterday afternoon. https://t.co/AKDz8CU3lm

24/11/20

Thank you again for joining us!

24/11/20

We can’t wait

24/11/20

We can’t wait to take part in today 🎼☺️ https://t.co/fxDVVHRicH

23/11/20

Retweeted From GirlsDaySchoolTrust

“We need to be working doubly hard with this generation of young women to ensure they can see what they might be one day…” The 's CEO Cheryl Giovannoni's full speech at the https://t.co/CgyBWfSToM

23/11/20

Working with bots today in Year 2! https://t.co/4thQFx89Ig

23/11/20

Big smiles in Year 2 art class today! https://t.co/5Araps6T0D

20/11/20

So happy to have welcomed Operatic Tenor Brian Smith Walters to our Wollstonecraft Speaker Series, who not only sang beautifully, he also gave the girls a brilliant insight in to the world of performing arts. Thank you ! https://t.co/iyScEwSIYf

19/11/20

Brilliant work, girls! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/LcjxqkwFXW

19/11/20

Retweeted From GDST Alumnae Network

Dr Woodman is a Psychology Consultant at , Guys and St Thomas' . On 26 November she will talking about 's impact on young people's mental health and development. Open to parents & Alumnae. Contact your school to book a place. https://t.co/nbYglJD7zT

19/11/20

Retweeted From Steven Henderson

wonderful to hear about Diwali experiences from our students in this morning’s assembly, with some superb dancing! https://t.co/ikqRGQO19B

19/11/20

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Started my day with a great big smile after a brilliant assembly from our students on Diwali and what it means to them. You can’t not smile after watching them dance! https://t.co/uZJ1QUshTS

18/11/20

Love this, Year 9! https://t.co/t4wymBiy6b

18/11/20

Retweeted From Mrs Richards MCCT 👩‍🔬

Direction of light and making periscopes with . Watch out, these girls can see round corners and over desks now https://t.co/aNnfrCJrAu

17/11/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

One half for our Year 7 netballers training hard. Working on keeping possession 🙌🏻 https://t.co/dmDu0edEXd

16/11/20

Amazing work girls! Our Junior School has raised over £500 and still counting for https://t.co/NxH30dq6PQ

16/11/20

Enjoying some special lunches in the Senior School today! https://t.co/uMdKoLDKYF

16/11/20

Amazing work 5B! Happy https://t.co/v2uX6Uu1Uo

16/11/20

It was lovely to meet all our brilliant 11+ candidates this weekend. You were all amazing. https://t.co/uBvmrCvlda

16/11/20

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Fascinating Diwali assembly from this morning with some beautiful images from the Ramayana manuscripts. Happy Diwali to all our families! https://t.co/JAta0HeK3G

16/11/20

Lovely smiles from 5H! https://t.co/0tuHXWpqTU

16/11/20

More celebrations here at Blackheath High Junior School 😊 https://t.co/ceG0663TaE

16/11/20

We're celebrating in school today. Happy Diwali everyone! https://t.co/TTydiYDR8T

12/11/20

Retweeted From GDST Alumnae Network

Launching Talks... a series of online seminars for GDST parents & alumnae. From helping children cope with to teaching them about racism, expert speakers break down key issues right now — https://t.co/whdLOoiNmJ

12/11/20

Spot the difference! Year 1 dressed-up in spots today, having fun and raising money for https://t.co/7xCYfur0b8

12/11/20

Brilliant work 👏👏👏 https://t.co/kytSm7hK90

12/11/20

Amazing work by everyone in our Junior School who are raising money for today. We love the creative hairstyles! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/X8zG6tLeMW

11/11/20

Year 9 practising new tricks at today’s table tennis club 🤩🏓 https://t.co/X5u5EzpfdR

Governors

Chair of Governors - David Atterbury-Thomas

David Atterbury ThomasDavid has been associated with Girls' Day School Trust (GDST) over the last five years as Interim Director of Finance and Operations at Wimbledon, Notting Hill and Ealing, Oxford High School and the Royal High School Bath. He has also been Interim Financial Controller at Trust Office. Until last year, David was Chair of Welcare, a charity supporting disadvantaged families, parents and children in local communities.

As a longstanding trustee and volunteer in the charitable sector, he is currently Trustee of the Caxton Foundation and Treasurer of one of the City Churches. A Chartered Accountant, his early career was spent with Reed Elsevier and as Group Finance Director at Grayling, an international public relations and public affairs group. Now a consultant, he helps charities and businesses on strategy, financial organisation and reporting. David has been a Blackheath resident for 40 years.

Judith Eastaugh 

A graduate of Durham University, Judith practised as a solicitor for 25 years mainly working in the engineering industry.  She has two children, both of whom attended Blackheath High School. One has gone on to Bath University. Judith is active within the Westcombe Park community and is Co-chair of the Koinonia Federation of Schools in Greenwich.

Dr Sajid Humayun

Sajid humayunSajid is School Governor with specialist interests in transition to Junior School, transition to higher education, and child and adolescent mental health.  

He is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Greenwich and Programme Leader for MSc Child and Adolescent Psychology and MSc Psychology (Research - Focused on the relationship between child and adolescent mental health, parenting and genetics and on evaluating interventions for child and adolescent mental health problems).

Kate JamesBlackheath high school photo

Kate joined the Governing Board in 2016. She was previously a solicitor specialising in professional Indemnity litigation. She thereafter worked with a charity providing education and support to vulnerable inner city teenagers where she obtained a higher education teaching qualification and an examination assessment qualification.

Whilst there, Kate obtained experience in teaching, training and the mentoring /reviewing of teaching staff. Kate was previously a governor at Babington House School where she sat on the curriculum, development, policies and marketing committees.

Kate has also been a magistrate since 2006 and was previously the Deputy Chair of the South East London Magistrates Association. She also makes presentations on the criminal justice system to schools in South East London.  Kate would like to use her varied experience to help the school build upon its excellent reputation in preparing girls to find their place in life and meet the challenges of a rapidly developing world with confidence and consideration for others. 

Liz Little

Liz littleHaving spent the early part of her career in advertising agencies, Liz has worked for Dr Foster, a leader in global health data, since 2009. The business supports healthcare providers and commissioners, predominantly in the NHS, to improve their performance via the better use of data.

Prior to studying at the University of Durham, Liz was a student at Birkenhead High School and enjoyed the benefits of an all girls' school education herself. Having recently become a mother, she is delighted to have the opportunity to contribute what she can back to the GDST at Blackheath.

Rebecca Russell 

Rebecca russellRebecca has worked for the leading global executive search firm, Odgers Berndtson, since 2007, supporting independent schools and universities to appoint senior leaders, including Vice-Chancellors, Heads, CFOs, Bursars and Governors. She has also worked with a number of educational charities and NGOs.

Having attended an all girls’ school before studying at the University of Durham, Rebecca is passionate about the benefits of single sex education and securing the best leaders to further enhance and develop the lives of young people. 

JULIE FENNER 

Having worked for many years as an independent consultant supporting NHS organisations around service improvementIMG 3307, Julie now works primarily with organisations in the voluntary and community sector.  Much of her time is spent working with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, which inspires and supports young people from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds to succeed in the career of their choice.

Having attended an all girls’ school before studying at Cambridge University, and with two school-age daughters of her own, Julie is passionate about education that gives every girl the skills and confidence to fulfil their potential. 

GEORGE GASKELL 

George’s twin daughters, Katie and Louise, had a wonderful time at Blackheath High and in their final year were Head and Deputy Head Girls.  He read psychology and physiology at UCL and joined the London School of Economics in 1971. His career at the School includes the Department of Social Psychology; establishing and co-directing the Methodology Institute; Vice Chair of the Appointments Committee, and Pro-director Planning and Resources. His research interests include behavioural science; science in society; social and ethical implications of the life sciences, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. He has published in leading social science journals and in Science and Nature. 

Currently chair of LSE and Partners Consortium on Behavioural Science, conducting studies in support of European Commission Directives and policy discussions on tobacco health warnings, energy labelling; environmental footprints, on-line gambling and protective measures for children playing on-line games.  He is also participating in two EC Horizon projects on Research Integrity and WeNet: the internet of us.