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On Trips Day, Year 10 spent the day exploring the world of Astronomy. From the Royal Observatory to the National Maritime Museum, they went on a fascinating journey through the stars before building star scopes of their own ✨


Spaces are available in our Sixth Form for September 2022, including bursary places. Find out more and apply now:


On 9 May, our music students performed in the annual Pop Fest concert, held at Up The Creek comedy club. It was a fantastic night of exceptional musical talent, with group and solo performances from students in all years. Huge well done everyone involved!


Not only do our girls succeed academically - they also complete a myriad of other achievements that make each one shine. ISI rated the quality our pupils' achievements as "excellent" 🌟 Read the report here:


We are recruiting for a Senior Alumnae, Development & Marketing Events Manager. This is a great opportunity for a creative marketing professional to use their skills to play a key role in the delivery of our alumnae relations strategy. Apply here by 8 June


On the last day of the Spring Term, the much-loved House Debate made a long-awaited return! All of our teacher-student teams made some exceptional arguments, but the Paragon team of Mr Sodhi and Jess McLaughlin came out victorious 🏆


We are delighted to invite all alumnae to a Summer Garden Party this Thursday, 26th May. Join us for cocktails, street food and to share memories with your old school friends and teachers. We look forward to welcoming you back to school! RSVP here:


On 11th May, our new Head Student Team attended the TSB 'Women of the Future' event, where they heard from an impressive range of female role models. Thanks to CBE DL, Founder and Chair of the Women of the Future Programme!


Here at Blackheath High, our girls and their personal development are very important to us. We're so pleased that our recent ISI report rated us "excellent" on this category - it means we are succeeding in our mission! Read our report highlights here:


A rare opportunity at Blackheath High Junior School in September 2022 - recently rated ‘excellent in all areas’ by the ISI, this is an exciting time to join our exceptional Junior School. We’re currently accepting applications for Years 3 & 4 - apply today


After the lovely weather this week, we couldn't end it in any other way… an Eco Club update! Mrs Bijnen's stick insects have grown even bigger, and the caterpillars are all in their own chrysalis, soon to emerge as beautiful butterflies. We can't wait!


Huge congratulations to the Junior School Art department for the spectacular art show last week! The theme was Celebration, and a celebration indeed it was, showcasing our girls' incredible talent and creativity.


We are delighted to announce that Blackheath High School GDST has been recognised as "excellent in all areas" by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) after their recent inspection in 2022, the highest rating obtainable. Read our report highlights:


On the 26th April, Years 3-7 took part in our Mini Marathon on the beautiful Heath. Thank you to everyone who came to cheer us on, and well done to all the girls who took part! Find out who won each race here:


Sixth Form bursary places available for September 2022. Find out more and apply now:


Blackheath High School students are currently preparing for their end of year exams, and have never been revising harder thanks to online tool Seneca Learning! Our girls are the current leaders in Greenwich - you're going to ace those exams, girls!


Our lovely Year 11 girls have been making 'Cards for kindness' - sending positive messages and postcards to residents of local care homes. What a beautiful way to lift someone's spirits!


Fully funded Sixth Form bursary places are available for gifted girls. Apply now for September 2022:


Year 11 have been making 'Little Dresses for Africa' - pillowcase dresses that will be sent to orphanages across the continent. We're sure they will be sew happy with their new dresses! 🧵🪡


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Junior Art Exhibition with special opening performances by Chamber Choir, Tuesday 10th May from 3pm.


What are biotic and abiotic factors? We may be scratching our heads, but our Year 11 Triple Science class certainly aren't after their Field Studies trip to Greenwich Park:


We're looking for a Marketing, Events & Communications Officer to join our Marketing and Admissions Team. If you're looking to expand your content creation, campaign management, and event management expertise, visit 👉 Closing date: 12 May at 12 noon


Every week the Eco Club surprise us with yet another fantastic achievement! Thanks to them, the Senior School now has a beautiful pond area, even featuring bee, bird, and hedgehog houses for wildlife. Can't wait to see the what you do next, Eco Club! 🦔


As one of their Community Engagement sessions, Year 11 and 12 made a whopping 77 portions of veggie pasta bake for Evelyn Community Store , which is linked with a food bank. Well done girls, you’re pasta-tively amazing! 🍝


Last week, the celebrated its first Earth Day as a CarbonNeutral® organisation! This certification has been achieved through reducing our own emissions internally, and supporting four emission reduction projects around the world.


Last term, our German students had the delight of watching German play 'Horoskop' performed for them. Read Laura in Year 10's summary of the show here:


Congratulations to Ella Greer, who competed at the Swim England London Regionals in March and did really well! Ella even made two finals in 200 Fly and 50 Backstroke. Fantastic work! 🏊‍♀️


Last Friday was Earth Day, and to celebrate the announced its new Sustainability mantra: One World, One Future, One Chance. This ethos will see all of the wonderful eco campaigns our girls have initiated united under one strategy.


We are thrilled to have a student from on the GDST Select Cricket team! Hope an exhilarating time was had by all 🏏


Well done, mini marathon winners! And well done on yet another brilliant photo 📷


Pupils from Year 3 to 7 took part in yesterday's mini-marathon on our beautiful Heath.


Blackheath High alumna Yuan Chen has been shortlisted for the WeAreTheCity Rising Star Award! The award recognises women who have made notable contributions within their industry. You can vote for Yuan here: We're rooting for you, Yuan!


Wonderful teamwork from the U13's netball team! Here's to an excellent summer term of sport 🏆


Massive well done to Julia and Anwita for being shortlisted in the , a competition which sees GDST girls write 700 words on a STEM topic of their choice.


Have you booked your place for our Sixth Form and Senior School in Action open morning? It's happening tomorrow, so don't miss out! Sign up here to see what makes our school so great:


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Maths Week off to a flying start with some brain-tingling outdoor Maths challenges


The are committed to sustainability and the environment, and we're thrilled that findings by the Brookings Institute, have identified girls’ education as one of the best and most cost-effective investments against climate change. Read more:


Read Laila, Year 10's write up of the "slightly boggy" Silver D of E expedition to the New Forest:


Our Sixth Form and Senior School in Action open morning is next week! Book your place to see for yourself why Blackheath High School is a place where girls boldly go:


Year 12 Geography class went to Swanage on a field trip to learn about the physical and human geography there (as well as rocking some fabulous tracksuits). See the full article by Zoe, Year 12 here:




to our Senior School Virtual Open EVENT

This online event is designed to help you and your daughter learn more about the exciting life here at Blackheath High School.


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Simply follow the running order below (recommended for the best viewing experience), clicking on and watching the film content as you go, to learn about life at Blackheath High School. If you are watching the videos on a mobile, you can tap the video twice in order to view them in full screen.

Then experience our Q&A Panel Event Webinar with the Head, Deputy Head, and students from Years 8, 9, 10 and 12.


A warm welcome from the Head,

Mrs Carol Chandler-Thompson 

(1 min)


Welcome from our Year 11 girls

(30 secs)





The Head's Talk: 

Discover the unique DNA that guides every decision, every pupil and every teacher through life at Blackheath;  

Academic Excellence  I  Wellbeing & Happiness  I  Diversity  I  Our Empowering Girls First Ethos


(10 mins)






Deputy Head – Academic


Discover how our broad curriculum

opens minds, unlocks passions and

ensures our students

are equipped for the future

(5 mins)


Deputy Head – Pastoral


Learn how wellbeing, happiness,

and a balanced life is key for

academic success, and beyond


(3 mins)





Learn from our Director of Sport about the 

sporting opportunities to ensure

every student discovers a

life-long love of sport and fitness

(3 mins)





Learn from our Director of Music about the

music opportunites, including

free Music Taster courses

taught by world class musicians

(3 mins)





Meet Saffron, our Head Girl, who talks about her experience of Blackheath High School - from performing at the Edinburgh Festival to giving back to the community

(3 mins)





Taster Lessons & DEMOS

Next, spend up to 30 minutes taking part in two of three of our specially created interactive taster lessons aimed at students in Year 5, from our talented teachers. Or choose to have a deep dive into our Art & Design departments with a DT Demo and a mini gallery of some GCSE Artwork.


(We suggest making the films full screen for the best experience)


Taster Lessons


1. Horrible Histories Tour of

the Ancient Britons

with Mr Crozier

(10 mins)




 2. Beat It! A fun, interactive

rhythmic music session

with Mrs Gunton

(15 mins)




3. Maths Masterclass:

 Patterns & Sequences

with Mr Tarr

(7 mins)






Design Demos & GCSE Art Gallery 



Our Head of Design 

and trained architect, Mr Masters, takes

you through the design process

(and losing control of the design process!)

(6 mins)





Follow a DT Demo where Mr Masters shows

how creativity and inspiration

at Blackheath High School comes from

‘breaking the design rules’

(14 mins)







If you are an aspiring artist, please enjoy a 

snapshot of our GCSE Artwork here.


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The Head's Q&A Panel Webinar Event with Deputy Head and students from Years 8, 9, 10 and 12







Learn more about what our Guided Home Learning and our response to Covid-19

(4 mins)





Enjoy the award winning musical performance of Snow Patrol's Chasing Cars by our hugely talented music group, The Rolling Tones and Higgins Quartet, recorded during lockdown - not to be missed!

(3 mins)







We want our students to explore their passions, find new ones and broaden their minds. With over 80 co-curricular clubs, there is something for every girl. Here are our girls in action to give a flavour of what's on offer

(4 mins)










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Take a Virtual 360 tour of our Blackheath High Senior School & Sports Campus


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Scholarships & Bursaries - Learn more about how to apply for an 11+ Academic, Art, Music or Sports Scholarship Award

(2 mins)






'GDST Spirit' 

Watch this short film to learn about what it means to be a GDST girl 

(2 mins)









We would like to thank you for attending our Virtual Open event; we hope you enjoyed your experience.

We would very much welcome any feedback you may have, so please email it to us here. You can explore our website further or download a prospectus below. If you would like us to send you a prospectus pack in the post, please contact our Admissions team.

More information on Scholarships and Bursaries, plus all the admissions key dates can be found here. Alternatively, please do not hesitate to contact our wonderfully warm Admissions department to help guide you through the 11+ amd 13+ Admissions process. 

We have a comprehensive new school transport service to help students travel to and from school safely. Find out more here.


Please download a PDF brochure:


Senior Prospectus Co Curricular Into Senior School GDST Brochure


Click on the button below to apply for your place