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Today’s Evening Standard featuring YR 6 pupil, Emma, and her BHS for NHS fundraising design. Well done, Emma! We are very proud of your community, creative and entrepreneurial spirit


As part of the English lessons via Guided Home Learning, Year 8 put together storyboards based on Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart', and they gave us some incredible results!


In case you missed our stunning performance of Snow Patrol's Chasing Cars today - you can watch the winning music video here Well done - you absolute superstars Enjoy!


Huge congratulations to our very own ‘The Rolling Tones’ and 'Higgins Quartet' who have won the People's Choice Award in today’s ! Talk about ending the half-term on a high note! 🎤🥳


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Very moved to receive this lovely gift from parents thanking us for provision. Our honour ❤️


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A Half Term Bingo challenge to keep the community in high spirits over the break. Keep active and enjoy!


We can’t wait for the , the most anticipated music event of 2020, broadcasting live to girls around the country from 10am today!


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Hands up if you need to engage your core muscles more 🙋‍♀️ sitting at the computer all day can lead to poor posture, a strong core can improve this - This challenge will only take a few minutes!


Hands up if you need to engage your core muscles more! Sitting at the computer all day can lead to poor posture, a strong core can improve this – today’s Fitness Forward challenge will only take a few minutes!


This is extremely fascinating to us as, unfortunately, records of the history of this part of our school (which we moved our Senior School & Sixth Form to in 1994, after it had been home to The Church Army since 1965) are limited. Please keep us updated on any discoveries!


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We hope you are all ready! Here's the link for easy access:


Our students are excited to be some of the 20,000 young women taking part in the Inspiring Change Makers Summit tomorrow! You can download resources and watch videos ahead of the summit here:


It's and we are feeling especially grateful for our supportive community who remind us that we are appreciated throughout the year 🥰


Only an hour to go until Mrs Gunton's melodic Kitchen Samba session! Follow the link below and make some music 🎶🎶


Ella in Year 6 has created a bug hotel using an old wine box. Not only embracing the ‘reuse’ initiative, but also considering some of our smallest creatures that deserve a nice place to live too. Well done, Ella!


Mrs Rosado has been using leftover tiles from the garage to make her rainbow in support of the NHS – it looks fab Mrs Rosado!


Some fabulous entries to the House Compettion have come in this week. Here, Betty in Year 6 has made this excellent message reminding us to ‘reuse’. Great work Betty!


Play your cards right! Another creative way to from


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Mrs W’s guided home learning task exceeding safe cuteness levels ! Next best thing to a hug ❤️


Get ready to tune in on the 22 May for the musical event of the summer! The first GDST Song Contest will be broadcast live to GDST girls around the country during the school day, so get your votes ready for Blackheath High!


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"I never doubted whether I was good enough or qualified enough, I just believed I was capable enough, and definitely taught me that" — Victoria Barnett's story.


Stay mindful and take care of yourselves over the weekend.


Incredible work is still coming in for the House Competition. Resha, Yr 6 reused a Pringles pack, old jeans and buttons to make a pen holder, Really useful!


At Blackheath High we encourage our girls to positively leave their mark on the world. Next Thursday students will be joining the brilliant Change Makers conference to see firsthand how other inspiring women are making a difference


Sharing the love of reading in our virtual book club, well done girls!


Good luck everyone! Let us know what level you get to.


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Mrs Brooks’ GCSE class turned into a come dine with me cooking class today! Learning about nutrition whilst making a lunch live on teams. I think all of the PE department will be logging into this lesson from now on!!!


A fascinating GDST enrichment course starts today for our YR 11 & YR 13 students. They will be applying design-thinking to our real world problems as we embrace our 'new norm' during ー19 - good luck to everyone taking part


Even in lockdown, our girls are finding their inspiration and being creative. Beatrix in Year 9 has shown this beautifully in her poem, ‘Behind Closed Doors’.


Great to see students, teachers and now dogs staying active together at Fitness Club this morning.🐕🦮🐩 Next up, Dance Club starts 1.10pm


Great to see so many girls connecting through music rehearsals - well done Sinfonia


and our wellbeing partner, have produced a series of webinars for parents to help 'manage minds' during this current situation. Find out more now on Firefly.


Not long to go until our 'Kitchen Samba' music lesson kicks off live on Youtube...4pm.


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First Steps to Starting a Business - online course opens today! Everything you need to know, delivered by , start-up expert, lecturer and columnist alumna


Well done for keeping up the excellent guided home learning work girls – here’s a snapshot of a YR 8 Mandarin lesson, learning about countries and nationalities (and embracing new whiteboard tech for )


You can do it girls (and parents)!


Our Director of Music, Emily Gunton, is teaching a ‘Kitchen Samba’ class, live on Youtube at 4pm tomorrow. Bring your pots and pans, explore different rhythms and take part in a Samba influenced piece. Click link to join - all welcome


A beautiful response to the Getty Museum Challenge by one of our Year 7 Students. Giulia is Frida Kahlo  #stayhome #covidart #year7 #ks3art #fridakahlo. Do head over to our Art Dept. Instagram for some incredible entries by students


Good luck to all our YR11 and YR13 students who are starting our new Excelerate 2020 summer curriculum today. Both programmes help to prepare our students for the next step in their educational journey. Here’s more on our YR 13 Programme


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
Deputy Head (Learning, Enrichment and Student progress)   Mrs N Argile, BSc Newcastle; MSc; PGCE 
Director of Finance and Operations  Mr R Ryan, AAT, DSBM

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 (Maternity Leave)
Deputy Head of Junior School  Ms S Daly, BEd (Hons) 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  


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 13
Miss H Owen-Frawley, BA (Hons) Bristol; PGCE English
Miss N Rivers, BA (Hons) Brighton, PGCE English

Humanities Faculty

Mr M Connolly, BA (Hons) Nottingham, PGCE Head of History and Politics
Mr I Gerrard, BA Bangor; PGCE History
Mr B Crozier, BA (Hons), Leeds; PGCE    History/Extended Project Qualification and Teacher in charge of Debating
Mr S Barnett, BA (Hons), Lancaster, MA Lancaster; PGCE Head of Religious Studies
Ms M Rehman, BA Hons) Birmingham, PGCE Religious Studies & Head of Year 8, Teacher i/c Peer Mentoring 
Mr M Sodhi, BA (Hons) London, PGCE  Head of Economics & Business Studies/Head of Year 12 
Miss S Williams, MA Cantab (Cambridge); PGCE Head of Classics
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, Head of House, Charities & Community
Ms R Sivyer, MSc, BA (Hons) London; PGCE Head of Psychology

Maths Faculty 

Mr S Tarr, MEng (Hons) Nottingham, PGCE Head of Maths Faculty
Ms W Short, MA Sussex, BSc Bath; PGCE Maths 
Mrs G Silvestros, BSc (Hons) Exeter; PGCE Maths
I Saumtally, BSc (Hons) York, PGCE Maths
Miss A Varathanathan, BSc (Hons) Open University; BEng (Hons) Manchester; PGCE Maths
Miss H Dickinson, BSc (Hons)Loughborough; PGCE Head of Computer Science
Mr D Nott, BSc, Reading  Director of IT and Teacher of Computer Science

Modern Foreign Languages 

Miss S Milne, BA (Hons) Exeter, PGCE (Maternity Leave) Head of MFL and Head of French
Ms P Eberlin, BA Joint Honours, Durham, PGCE

Head of MFL

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 

Ms J Nicholls, BA Sussex; PGCE  Head of Drama and Head of Year 7 
Ms C Day, BMus, University of London; MA RADA; PGCE Head of Futures, Drama teacher
Mrs E Gunton, BMus (Hons), Royal College of Music, dipABRSM; QTS  Head of Co-Curricular & Outreach/Director of Music
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 and Head of Year 9
Miss V May, BA (Hons), Liverpool (Maternity Leave) PE
Miss S Woosey, BA (Hons) Leeds, PGCE PE and Head of Year 10

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
Miss M Tsikkinis, BSc Bristol, PGCE Head of Physics
Miss I Chowdhury, BSc London; MSc; PGCE Physics

Junior School Teaching


Mrs S Brown, BA (Hons) Durham, PGCE

Mrs A Waite, BA Greenwich, BSc London; PGCE


Miss L Riordan, BA (Hons) University College Worcester

Miss E Boylan, BA (Hons) Bristol

Year 1

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

Miss S Dowler, BA (Hons) Sheffield, PGCE

Miss C Bolton, MA (Hons) Glasgow, PGCE

Year 2 

Mrs H Cannell, BA (Hons) Hull, PGCE

Miss A Robertson, BA (Hons) Leeds, PGCE

Year 3 

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 (Hons) Greenwich 

Mrs D Karakosta, BA South Africa

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


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



Mrs. N Aitken, NCFE Cache Level 3, Supporting Teaching & Learning
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 Cornwell NNEB Forest School Leader Foundation degree Early Years; BA (Hons) Early Years 

Mrs. J Truman, Foundation Degree in Early Years Education

Year 1 

Mrs. L Maloney NNEB

Mrs. M Nance BTEC National Certificate

Mrs. A Shelley, NVQ Level 3

Year 2 

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

Ms. T Smith, BA Greenwich

Year 3

Miss M Crampton

Year 4

Miss I Shevalova BA Ukraine

Year 5/6 

Mrs D Galbraith, BTEC in Childhood Studies

Junior School Support Staff

junior school administrator

Mrs M Coles 

Administrative Assistants 

Ms S McCully

Mrs L Scrace

Mrs J Welsh


Miss N Douglas

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

Mrs K Sembhi

Ms R Changizi

Mrs P Dedman

Midday Supervisor

Mrs P Dedman

Mrs E Cockings

School Nurse

Mrs M Anto, BSc, Diploma of Higher Education in Children's Nursing

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

Mrs S Torpey, 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

Admissions Officer 

Mrs F Nichols, BA London 

exams officer 

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 

office Administrative Assistant   

Mrs A Taber 

Human Resources Assistant 

Mrs S Read 


Mrs J Smith (Morning)

Miss S Rowland (Afternoon)

School Nurse 

Mrs M Anto, BSc, Diploma of Higher Education in Children's Nursing

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 Technician

Miss J Spence, BA 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 


Mr S Meredith (also Mini Bus Driver)

Mr J Roue

Mr T Cole 

Mr F Greaves

Mini Bus Drivers

Mr R Eyers (supply caretaker and mini bus driver)

Ms S Samuels

Gap year tutors 

Miss S Legzdin

Miss M Scholes

Miss E Burns

Visiting LAMDA Coaches 

Miss K Wilton

Miss N Elliott, MMus Goldsmiths

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

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 N Luckett, LGSM 


Mrs K Blonz, MMus, PG Dip 


Miss C Venton, ARCM 

Ms M Obejera, BMus

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


Miss A Atty, BMus (Hons), PGCE


Mrs J Kemp, BMus (Hons)

Cello and Double Bass  

Miss A Jones, BA Music, MMus (Perf)


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

Visiting Music Staff at Junior School


Miss L Parker, BMus

Violin & Viola

Miss E Laurie BMus (Hons)

Ms A Ruscoe, BMus


Ms H Chapman, BMus, PG Dip


Ms M Obejera, BMus

Miss K Ewins, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL

Miss L Da Silva, BMus, LRAM

Miss G Mo, MMus, BMus

Mr W Butterworth

Clarinet and Saxophone

Miss K Ewins, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL


Ms M Pinho da Silva Ramos, BMus, MMus 


Ms M Pinho da Silva Ramos, BMus, MMus 


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