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.
WHAT WE HAVE IN STORE
HOW DOES THIS EVENT WORK?
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
Welcome from our Year 11 girls
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
Deputy Head – Academic
Discover how our broad curriculum
opens minds, unlocks passions and
ensures our students
are equipped for the future
Deputy Head – Pastoral
Learn how wellbeing, happiness,
and a balanced life is key for
academic success, and beyond
Learn from our Director of Sport about the
sporting opportunities to ensure
every student discovers a
life-long love of sport and fitness
Learn from our Director of Music about the
music opportunites, including
free Music Taster courses
taught by world class musicians
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
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)
1. Horrible Histories Tour of
the Ancient Britons
with Mr Crozier
2. Beat It! A fun, interactive
rhythmic music session
with Mrs Gunton
3. Maths Masterclass:
Patterns & Sequences
with Mr Tarr
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!)
Follow a DT Demo where Mr Masters shows
how creativity and inspiration
at Blackheath High School comes from
‘breaking the design rules’
If you are an aspiring artist, please enjoy a
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
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!
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
MEET OUR STUDENTS
Scholarships & Bursaries - Learn more about how to apply for an 11+ Academic, Art, Music or Sports Scholarship Award
Watch this short film to learn about what it means to be a GDST girl
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:
Click on the button below to apply for your place