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Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

So proud of the U15 A&B teams smashing their netball fixture against St. Dunstans. How much they love sport and persevere with trying to play better is so impressive. POMs Sienna M-G and Sasha M 👏🏻🙌🏻


Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

This was such a good talk ! Rebecca shared so many pearls of wisdom with sixth formers and her job is great!


We can't wait to welcome curators from the V&A to this illustrated talk on the life and work of the pioneering Mary Quant next week!


Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

The U18 played a great game against St. Dunstans today. Some great interceptions leading in to strong attack. Well done! Pom Tilly


Well done 👏 👏


Never a dull moment at Blackheath High! Today at the Senior School we hosted Rt Hon David Laws who discussed the impending election as keynote speaker for the


We're looking forward to this week's Wollstonecraft speaker, Blackheath alumna Rebecca Adams (class of 2013). Rebecca works as an archivist at the London Metropolitan Archives, working on the Mollie Hunt Collection and will be sharing her experiences with Sixth Form.


Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Starting Monday with a circuit 💪🏼💪🏼


Retweeted From RebeccaE GardenDesign

Thanks for a fizzing, popping evening Great crowd and delicious munchies! 🙌 (photo taken by Meltem of year 7)


Retweeted From Blackheath High School Association

Huge thanks to everyone who braved the showers and came along to the first Fireworks Night, especially all the fantastic helpers. Lots of great feedback so hopefully a regular addition to the calendar 👍 🎆 Keep an eye out for Christmas stuff, coming soon!


Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Thank you 5B for sharing your hopes and dreams in assembly this morning ⁦


Retweeted From NottinghamGirlsHigh

A connection is one that lasts for life. Earlier this year from & met up to celebrate 's "exquisitely beautiful" choral work, Beati Quorum Via (Homage to Stanford). We love that you continue to support each other 💞 So special!


Retweeted From Adam M Greenwood

Loved having a tour of this morning. What a stunning school! Thanks for having me over!


We are pleased to see our initiative, which since 2011 has provided funding for 200 students from local schools to study GCSE Astronomy at the Royal Observatory, featured in this ISC report (pg.9)


Retweeted From Cath Day

Great morning at the Lloyds’ Women Of The Future event. Good to see the GDST students from Blackheath High School here plus other GDST students. Excellent networking, folks!


Today Seniors and Sixth Form we have enjoyed a full day off-timetable with Years 5, 7 & 10 joining forces for a maths workshop, high-paced debating sessions for Year 9, Study Skills workshops for Year 11, and motivational 'Inner Drive' talks for our Sixth Form.


Retweeted From Year 6 BHS

Year 5 working hard at the Morning of Maths


Retweeted From Judy Mitchem

Thanks to the GDST family for being there ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦


Retweeted From Year 6 BHS

Happy (belated!) Divali from 6H!🎆


Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

A very enjoyable first Monday back with year 2&3 netball club


Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

have had a fabulous creative time in Berlin this half term


Well spotted!


Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Make a splash! Juniors


Retweeted From Year 6 BHS

Congratulations 5H. Proud winners of the Greenwich Maths Competition!


Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

It has been a promising morning for the U16 netballers at the Kent County tournament. 2 wins, 2 loses, all to play for 🏐💪


Thank you to everyone who has donated uniform so far!


We hope you enjoyed our Open Morning as much as we did! For another chance to see how we are preparing young women for the future, sign up for our ‘School in Action’ open events on 7 & 13 November.


Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Very excited about today’s Wollstonecraft lecture


Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

The rain didn’t stop us!!! Look at this amazing finish at Cross Country Club! 🏃🏽‍♀️🌦👏🏼


Retweeted From Year 6 BHS

hard at work at


Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Florence deep in high level discussion with the head Girl team


Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

. Thanks you’ve converted us into rugby fans!


Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Did enjoy the tag rugby day . Just a bit!


Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Mrs Harris’ early morning fitness club literally going from strength to strength - great work!


Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

The junior girls cross country team are lined up ready to race! Beautiful weather for the first round of the ESAA 1st round


Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Great afternoon of Hockey at Crystal Palace today against other schools! Excellent display of determination, bravery and skill! Well done everyone 💪🏼 🏑


On Wednesday 25 September, our very own Tia presented her first show! It'll be aired Saturday 28 Sep at 10.30am on for all who want to watch. Great job Tia!


You're welcome - so glad they enjoyed themselves.


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)
Assistant Head and Head of Key Stage 2  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 9 and 10
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 
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, 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 

Mrs J Tyrrell, 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
Miss V May, BA (Hons), Liverpool (Maternity Leave) PE
Miss S Woosey, BA (Hons) Leeds, PGCE 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
Miss M Tsikkinis, BSc Bristol, PGCE Head of Physics
Miss I Chowdhury, BSc London; MSc; PGCE Physics
Miss L Maggs, BSc (Hons) Portsmouth; PGCE Science

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

Administrator and PA to Head of Junior School 

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 

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 


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 M Pluke

Miss E Bermingham

Miss E Speers

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