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26/09/18

We were delighted to welcome Year 5 students from local primary schools to celebrate the European Day of Languages… https://t.co/FlWyxtApLw

26/09/18

Sign up for our Open Morning (Saturday 6 October) and learn more about what our motorcycle maintenance team get up… https://t.co/ClvgeFXnth

26/09/18

Retweeted From GDST Skills

Many students are currently finalising choices for university applications via and making big de… https://t.co/B9VRkrNK9r

24/09/18

Retweeted From STEM in Style

We worked with year 10 girls to create stunning and designs inspired by https://t.co/PkWzzyDSgs

24/09/18

Thank you to for the fabulous workshop! Our Year 10 students loved your insight into where maths meets… https://t.co/qezrjNPWLq

19/09/18

Our new Senior School is featured in the latest edition of Want to see more? Act fast to snap up the… https://t.co/stR49eSsNq

19/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

First meeting of my Mighty Girls’ mini feminist group. Florence was being a suitably rebel girl! https://t.co/l54FW7VlRQ

18/09/18

Thank you for the engaging Wollstonecraft Lecture you gave yesterday. We loved hearing about your writing… https://t.co/tcmjECeDE1

17/09/18

Retweeted From Blackheath High School Association

Oops, looks like we slept through our "back to school" alarm... but definitely awake now! First meeting of the year… https://t.co/otXQMzSA17

17/09/18

A sneak preview of tonight’s KS3 Art Exhibition in the Wollstonecraft Room, beautifully displayed by https://t.co/k6pp0CZ6h2

17/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Florence was impressed by getting their roles of responsibility in assembly today. They’ll… https://t.co/F7XBaUxJYH

13/09/18

Congratulations to all of our students celebrating their achievements at Prize Giving this evening! https://t.co/efgF9MDzA5

11/09/18

Check out these eye-catching bags and notebook - created using designs from our very own Art A Level students. They… https://t.co/uq0WCJrK6P

10/09/18

Can you think of a better way to wake up and reinforce a positive mindset for the week ahead? Beautiful shot of our… https://t.co/EroElVQrw2

08/09/18

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

- A great advert in this Saturday’s - Open Day is October 6th if you’d like to find… https://t.co/Pb2zgcrhM0

06/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

How fast can a school dog’s tail wag on the ? Very! https://t.co/6qdMoSpFxH

06/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

It’s been a busy lunchtime for Florence https://t.co/GxBYOwo2lv

06/09/18

Welcome back to school fliers, so much fun to be had exploring our very own stunning Grand Design t… https://t.co/tGVfXYSJ7P

05/09/18

As stunning as our new senior school is, we can't help but feel there's something missing... we are so excited to w… https://t.co/ICZ9CYckND

04/09/18

Very proud to see our very own Lois, 13, starring in the new & ad. Could almost be an advert f… https://t.co/QhMsRKkoIz

03/09/18

Some more sneak previews of our new school - see you soon everyone! https://t.co/arGtJWj9Lu

03/09/18

We are so looking forward to welcoming current and new students back to school this week. Don’t forget your… https://t.co/RG6rSG3A4l

02/09/18

Sending huge luck and love to our very own ballet dancer, 15 year old Julia, performing tonight… https://t.co/q2HImZq2UY

02/09/18

Feeling proud to see our family of schools on the front cover of The Sunday Times this morning https://t.co/7d31rTuB4F

02/09/18

Retweeted From Helen King

Hope you’re 😊after 👏 You don’t need straight grade 9s to be in 2 or 3 years. So… https://t.co/XAPvVVABPd

02/09/18

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

League tables encourage the very opposite of what we might hope for from our schools: https://t.co/8NNPV5JtCp

30/08/18

From active participation to researching women's contributions and demonstrating links to everyday life, Mr Mostert… https://t.co/MnFXkPNNJM

28/08/18

"The immediacy of social media and emails can be a double-edged sword. We like to tweet information about the trip… https://t.co/iwRmlXD5P8

23/08/18

Blackheath High School students were on the tonight grilling Education Minister MP on… https://t.co/bOmyUi4QH8

23/08/18

Our GCSE Astronomers are over the moon! They aimed high and all got straight A* and A grades. Congratulations to Si… https://t.co/UNkRxqmCME

23/08/18

祝贺 to our Mandarin students, including Ingrid, who did brilliantly in their GCSE, with 80% of grades at A or A*… https://t.co/Ou3y204OMu

23/08/18

As we celebrate our best ever GCSE results at 'Blackheath On A High School' today - emotions are running high. Full… https://t.co/BMp7AstSoQ

23/08/18

Not only have more students than ever been studying modern languages at GCSE this year at 'Blackheath On A High' bu… https://t.co/SQenOIIpzc

23/08/18

The A* align for Blackheath High School. With 21 A* grades between them, Siya and Maitri are just two of many Black… https://t.co/vzfb7dh6Tv

23/08/18

An incredible CONGRATULATIONS to our students collecting GCSE results today. We are celebrating our best ever resul… https://t.co/a2abJ5W1tw

23/08/18

Commending our girls on their sporting prowess, MBE, retired English Netball player and Head Coach of th… https://t.co/1dvqPeGc8F

23/08/18

Good luck to everyone collecting their GCSE results today... https://t.co/x8pDvw1mOO

22/08/18

We love these beautiful tea-light houses that students at our summer camp have been working on. Stunning detail! https://t.co/S1BpqpFwMM

22/08/18

Retweeted From GirlsDaySchoolTrust

Ahead of tomorrow’s , here’s our handy guide to the new grading system https://t.co/sVcBsAzJpH

22/08/18

Looking forward to seeing all our GCSE girls for results collection tomorrow - see you at 9am in the theatre

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.