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26/09/18

We were delighted to welcome Year 5 students from local primary schools to celebrate the European Day of Languages… https://t.co/FlWyxtApLw

26/09/18

Sign up for our Open Morning (Saturday 6 October) and learn more about what our motorcycle maintenance team get up… https://t.co/ClvgeFXnth

26/09/18

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Many students are currently finalising choices for university applications via and making big de… https://t.co/B9VRkrNK9r

24/09/18

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We worked with year 10 girls to create stunning and designs inspired by https://t.co/PkWzzyDSgs

24/09/18

Thank you to for the fabulous workshop! Our Year 10 students loved your insight into where maths meets… https://t.co/qezrjNPWLq

19/09/18

Our new Senior School is featured in the latest edition of Want to see more? Act fast to snap up the… https://t.co/stR49eSsNq

19/09/18

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First meeting of my Mighty Girls’ mini feminist group. Florence was being a suitably rebel girl! https://t.co/l54FW7VlRQ

18/09/18

Thank you for the engaging Wollstonecraft Lecture you gave yesterday. We loved hearing about your writing… https://t.co/tcmjECeDE1

17/09/18

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Oops, looks like we slept through our "back to school" alarm... but definitely awake now! First meeting of the year… https://t.co/otXQMzSA17

17/09/18

A sneak preview of tonight’s KS3 Art Exhibition in the Wollstonecraft Room, beautifully displayed by https://t.co/k6pp0CZ6h2

17/09/18

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Florence was impressed by getting their roles of responsibility in assembly today. They’ll… https://t.co/F7XBaUxJYH

13/09/18

Congratulations to all of our students celebrating their achievements at Prize Giving this evening! https://t.co/efgF9MDzA5

11/09/18

Check out these eye-catching bags and notebook - created using designs from our very own Art A Level students. They… https://t.co/uq0WCJrK6P

10/09/18

Can you think of a better way to wake up and reinforce a positive mindset for the week ahead? Beautiful shot of our… https://t.co/EroElVQrw2

08/09/18

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- A great advert in this Saturday’s - Open Day is October 6th if you’d like to find… https://t.co/Pb2zgcrhM0

06/09/18

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How fast can a school dog’s tail wag on the ? Very! https://t.co/6qdMoSpFxH

06/09/18

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It’s been a busy lunchtime for Florence https://t.co/GxBYOwo2lv

06/09/18

Welcome back to school fliers, so much fun to be had exploring our very own stunning Grand Design t… https://t.co/tGVfXYSJ7P

05/09/18

As stunning as our new senior school is, we can't help but feel there's something missing... we are so excited to w… https://t.co/ICZ9CYckND

04/09/18

Very proud to see our very own Lois, 13, starring in the new & ad. Could almost be an advert f… https://t.co/QhMsRKkoIz

03/09/18

Some more sneak previews of our new school - see you soon everyone! https://t.co/arGtJWj9Lu

03/09/18

We are so looking forward to welcoming current and new students back to school this week. Don’t forget your… https://t.co/RG6rSG3A4l

02/09/18

Sending huge luck and love to our very own ballet dancer, 15 year old Julia, performing tonight… https://t.co/q2HImZq2UY

02/09/18

Feeling proud to see our family of schools on the front cover of The Sunday Times this morning https://t.co/7d31rTuB4F

02/09/18

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Hope you’re 😊after 👏 You don’t need straight grade 9s to be in 2 or 3 years. So… https://t.co/XAPvVVABPd

02/09/18

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

League tables encourage the very opposite of what we might hope for from our schools: https://t.co/8NNPV5JtCp

30/08/18

From active participation to researching women's contributions and demonstrating links to everyday life, Mr Mostert… https://t.co/MnFXkPNNJM

28/08/18

"The immediacy of social media and emails can be a double-edged sword. We like to tweet information about the trip… https://t.co/iwRmlXD5P8

23/08/18

Blackheath High School students were on the tonight grilling Education Minister MP on… https://t.co/bOmyUi4QH8

23/08/18

Our GCSE Astronomers are over the moon! They aimed high and all got straight A* and A grades. Congratulations to Si… https://t.co/UNkRxqmCME

23/08/18

祝贺 to our Mandarin students, including Ingrid, who did brilliantly in their GCSE, with 80% of grades at A or A*… https://t.co/Ou3y204OMu

23/08/18

As we celebrate our best ever GCSE results at 'Blackheath On A High School' today - emotions are running high. Full… https://t.co/BMp7AstSoQ

23/08/18

Not only have more students than ever been studying modern languages at GCSE this year at 'Blackheath On A High' bu… https://t.co/SQenOIIpzc

23/08/18

The A* align for Blackheath High School. With 21 A* grades between them, Siya and Maitri are just two of many Black… https://t.co/vzfb7dh6Tv

23/08/18

An incredible CONGRATULATIONS to our students collecting GCSE results today. We are celebrating our best ever resul… https://t.co/a2abJ5W1tw

23/08/18

Commending our girls on their sporting prowess, MBE, retired English Netball player and Head Coach of th… https://t.co/1dvqPeGc8F

23/08/18

Good luck to everyone collecting their GCSE results today... https://t.co/x8pDvw1mOO

22/08/18

We love these beautiful tea-light houses that students at our summer camp have been working on. Stunning detail! https://t.co/S1BpqpFwMM

22/08/18

Retweeted From GirlsDaySchoolTrust

Ahead of tomorrow’s , here’s our handy guide to the new grading system https://t.co/sVcBsAzJpH

22/08/18

Looking forward to seeing all our GCSE girls for results collection tomorrow - see you at 9am in the theatre

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.

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Rania Hafez has over thirty years’ experience in education. Currently Programme Leader for the MA Education at the University of Greenwich, Rania is also co-chair of the Learning & Skills Research Network (London & South East) and a Fellow of the Muslim Institute. She was previously Director of Post Compulsory Education at the University of East London. Rania also sits on the Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers’ (UCET) CPD Committee.

In 2008 Rania founded ‘Muslim Women in Education’ a professional network for educationalists and researchers. In addition to her academic work Rania is a regular political and cultural commentator whose media credits include the BBC, Levant TV, and the Islam Channel.

Latest publications:

Hafez, R. (2017) ‘Inside the Trojan horse: Educating teachers for leadership’ in Daley, M., Orr, K., and Petrie, J. (eds) The Principal: Power & Professionalism in FE, IOE Press

Hafez, R. (2017) ‘Professionalism without autonomy’ in Hayes, D. and Marshall, T. (Eds.) The Role of the Teacher Today. Worcester: SCETT,

Hafez, R. (2016) ‘Faith in the Academy’ (2016) in Hudson, C. & Williams, J. (eds) Why Academic Freedom Matters, Civitas

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).

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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.

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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.