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21/06/18

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Paws for thought from Florence 🐕 🐩 https://t.co/CVKJdEKZL8

21/06/18

Year 5 students from local primary schools taking part in our smoothie making challenge to… https://t.co/mclnJkDnlr

21/06/18

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Excellent assembly on recycling from our Y5 pupils! https://t.co/NcPYF9GiTM

21/06/18

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And now for Yr2 strings! 37 Yr 1 and 2 musicians playing this morning! https://t.co/G8HNpck452

21/06/18

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Yr1 concert. Great start to the day. Thanks to our Music Prefects too! https://t.co/zxqIEPXVnW

21/06/18

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Wonderful Year 6 Pizza Party - so lovely to meet all our new Year 7 joiners - September is going to be awesome!… https://t.co/UmsLzNrHLl

21/06/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

A lot of fun in Yr1’s pop up coffee shop. Comedy glasses are an essential element of success… https://t.co/8ZlgzQp541

20/06/18

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Well done to all schools who took part in our Year 9 tournament this afternoon in the glorious sunshine 😎 Thanks to… https://t.co/0FoqhJQFUS

20/06/18

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Wonderful morning visiting and - lovely to meet a Year 6 t… https://t.co/HNcNBHftOS

20/06/18

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Spens winners 2018! https://t.co/m4XnWZPjQq

20/06/18

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Incredible evening for rehearsed readings of the scripts from https://t.co/vQchgVWv7m

19/06/18

Retweeted From Serin Ibrahim

Such an incredible day yesterday performing rehearsed readings of plays by & pupils… https://t.co/QcheASVkOE

19/06/18

"The number of young people reporting anxiety has rocketed. With exam season underway, the most important thing tha… https://t.co/fT0lVA54Ul

18/06/18

It's exhibition time and we can't wait! parents and students - join us for our annual Exhibiti… https://t.co/Fn2wbatAh3

17/06/18

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Lovely evening spent at the midsummer soirée with our wonderful parents Thank… https://t.co/SAjzLZc7EC

17/06/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Love . Top night https://t.co/DXPeHfoOuX

17/06/18

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What a fab night ..they’re still dancing! https://t.co/6MKuD4pr4y

17/06/18

Retweeted From Karen O'Connor #FBPE

It’s a joy to escape the madness of the world with another fab event https://t.co/j1xAqKt5Ez

17/06/18

"These are exciting times for women and girls. Girls have never had more opportunities, and the momentum to create… https://t.co/5sQdwE5OYu

16/06/18

"If the girls in our schools are to storm new frontiers like never before, we have to equip them to change the worl… https://t.co/HEkDq30q5O

16/06/18

Retweeted From Jules McNally Norman

Thank you for a fantastic trip to France. My 11yo seems taller & older than when she left (5 days ago). Wha… https://t.co/MJ15Y3Wg77

16/06/18

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Happy faces from - so lovely to see https://t.co/QwjLErWWQO

15/06/18

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You should be able to get Reception assembly on prescription. Guaranteed to cure grumpiness😁 https://t.co/7LccgQwQI0

15/06/18

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families enjoying lunch today. https://t.co/XGWHdRfRZR

15/06/18

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And more! https://t.co/l3LceoGhZE

15/06/18

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Great to have so many lovely parents for lunch! https://t.co/jsvlVRlwJ6

15/06/18

Retweeted From Catherine Maddison

Amazing presentations from this year’s ALPS graduates 🎓 A privilege to be a mentor on the programme. Thank yo… https://t.co/ojpBAnH29U

15/06/18

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Lovely afternoon with lovely girls. What a privilege to work with them Enjoy the summer, Year 11! https://t.co/D0qWgsUgMF

15/06/18

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Now that’s how year 11 get rid of exam stress! https://t.co/Xhlm0eYfHy

15/06/18

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Well done the winning form https://t.co/ghZQchG3lq

15/06/18

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What a treat of an assembly from RB this morning - did not stop smiling! https://t.co/qUV1ZvEsrn

15/06/18

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And we have a winner! Well done Laura👏 https://t.co/lCt4dfZhY3

14/06/18

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Nearly time for our trip to . So excited to have printed off the boarding passes today! https://t.co/TFAKDXKPqG

14/06/18

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Nursery girls enjoying lunch with their parents. https://t.co/HVAPZ1Xt43

14/06/18

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With chocolate filling 😋 https://t.co/WpLl1hmuhT

14/06/18

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Quad biking and aeroball 😁 https://t.co/UKg7cbH93w

14/06/18

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More pics from last night’s fun and games#fashionshow https://t.co/BahNGaS46v

14/06/18

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Trapeze and quad biking this morning! 😁😁 https://t.co/pzZVuNdOvm

14/06/18

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Happening now-ready for the sea life show https://t.co/F0iD39QW9V

Our Leadership Team

Head - Mrs Carol Chandler-Thompson

Carol chandler thomson head for slt profileHistory and Politics specialist

My career has been devoted to teaching and leading in highly successful independent girls’ schools in London and abroad (Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls in Elstree, North London Collegiate School in Edgware and North London Collegiate School in Jeju, South Korea).

Role

I have an overall responsibility for the strategic leadership of Blackheath High School. I aim to create and share a vision which expresses the core values of the school and champion excellence in every aspect of education provided by the school.

 

Head of Juniors - Mrs Sarah Skevington

Sarah Skevington Junior Head for SLT profileWhen I discovered the joys and challenges of child development with my own three children, it prompted a career change from solicitor to teacher. I specialise in Early Years education but have experience across the primary age range at a variety of independent and state schools within London.

Role

I am responsible for leading and directing the Junior School in close partnership with the Head. My intentions are to motivate and inspire girls and teachers to achieve the best outcomes, academically and personally, through an exciting and challenging curriculum.

Deputy Head (Pastoral) - Mrs Catherine Maddison

Cathy Maddison Deputy Head (Pastoral)History and Politics Specialist

I have a passion for my subjects - History and Politics - and a commitment to lifelong learning, having studied for an MSc whilst teaching at Blackheath High School. I have taught at the best of both the state and independent sector in London (Nonsuch High School in Cheam as well as Blackheath High).

Role

I have an overall responsibility for leading the pastoral team and developing a vision for pastoral care that puts the student at the centre, and promotes positive mental health and wellbeing for all.

Acting Deputy Head - Mrs Natalie Argile

Natalie argile asst head for slt profileChemistry Specialist

With an educational background in Chemistry, I am a serious advocate of STEM, in particular encouraging girls to go into this field.  Prior to Blackheath High and following university, I started my career in a vibrant and successful comprehensive in Newcastle upon Tyne, before moving to London and gaining experience in several grammar schools.

Role

I am responsible for the organisation of various events and communication within the Senior School. I am Chair of the Big Build Committee and Digital Leader initiative, and am also a passionate Chemistry teacher.

Acting Deputy Head - Mrs Christine Pheiffer

Christine pheiffer slt profileModern Foreign Languages and English as a Foreign Language (EAL) specialist

Following a short career in industry and working abroad in Amsterdam, I am a firm advocate of girls-only education. Before joining the GDST, I worked in several independent girls’ schools in London and the UK.

Role

My responsibilities include: the Wollstonecraft Academic Enrichment Programme, the Wollstonecraft Lecture Series, co-curricular provision, educational trips and visits, links with Higher Education and Careers, the School House system and EAL co-ordinator.

Head of Sixth Form - Mrs Kate Elliott

Kate elliott sixth form head slt profileBiology specialist

After a number of years working in the pharmaceutical industry, the arrival of my children prompted me to change track to a vocation in which I find true value. Having worked in a range of schools, I am committed to enabling girls to achieve excellence, grow in confidence and enjoy success. I believe that a girls only education is key to this.

Role

Responsible for leading the Sixth Form team, and working with them to develop opportunities for students which help individuals to explore their intellectual passions, learn valuable life skills and facilitate the best academic achievement.  

Deputy Head of Juniors - Mrs Marie-Clare Gilfedder-Bonnar

Mc gilfedder bonnerFollowing a degree in law, I decided to pursue a career in teaching. I believe in lifelong learning and completed a degree in psychology while teaching at Blackheath High School. My experience spans across the independent and state sector, having taught in England, Scotland and the Netherlands. 

Role

I work closely with the Head of Juniors and am responsible for academic matters. I oversee the curriculum, the timetables, assessment and reporting procedures, and Blackheath High's Pillars of Learning.

Director of Finance and Operations

Rob ryan dfoI have a background in Education Finance and Management in schools, Trusts and Local Authority Education Departments over a period of 30 years. This involved delivering several major build projects on school sites. I hold the Diploma in School Business Management and am AAT qualified. I enjoy working in the school environment and, with two daughters of my own, I fully support the ethos and mission of Blackheath High in educating girls.

Role

I aim to provide strategic support to the business of the school, including strategic and operational management of the administration, property, health and safety and finances of the School.