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28/03/20

We are working on it ☺️

28/03/20

Lovely to hear from you, Kate. Pleased to say we are working on this 😊 https://t.co/pjCw5UfiqK

25/03/20

Yes, ’s lunches are hard to beat. Missed by all https://t.co/d76Ciz78s1

25/03/20

Such an important point , glad we are all finding ways to replace the conversations we miss - whether a quick 'catch up' outside a classroom or learning in lessons 😁 https://t.co/aCBlApL9dp

25/03/20

A real team effort, ! Her desk set-up is an inspiration to us all 😍 https://t.co/5fAV6XJS7K

25/03/20

Awesome work! Good to see clubs going online! https://t.co/PDgR9h4w4k

25/03/20

Retweeted From BHS Junior English

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25/03/20

Thank you - we love hearing stories like this! https://t.co/kWCjVuQQhE

24/03/20

Brilliant work all around 🤗 https://t.co/kj9EvJwFnm

24/03/20

Great to hear! Keep up the good work Mrs M! 🤹‍♀️ https://t.co/YKGdp5I6gj

24/03/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Year 5 learning all about the Components of Fitness 🏋🏼‍♀️ home circuits being created and performed! Yes keep up the great work 👊🏻👌👍 https://t.co/HxjqR7ZL0s

24/03/20

Thank you Audible! https://t.co/xxxXJGotVp

23/03/20

Brilliant to hear 🙂 https://t.co/zB1P4DGPsy

23/03/20

Absolutely brilliant - keep up the good work everyone! https://t.co/O7T7LIw4aW

23/03/20

Clearly the exercise is doing the trick - they look so spritely!

23/03/20

and at home! https://t.co/x9uA3evOkV

23/03/20

Great to see students of key workers keeping fit at school... https://t.co/ihyD8aS6kL

20/03/20

A reminder to everyone 😊 https://t.co/PzwnYRBjPN

20/03/20

We are now continuing our girls’ education through our Guided Home Learning method for all students and the Blackheath High School buildings are now closed except to provide critical support to our incredible key workers. https://t.co/3q27u3Hz22

20/03/20

We couldn’t agree more! https://t.co/VPOaqnDFef

20/03/20

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

If you needed any more encouragement to look at this experiment . Wiping slices of white bread with clean hands, iPads, unwashed hands etc and see what happens 😱 https://t.co/TVYNpLCnkS

20/03/20

We are all so grateful and proud of our community in these challenging times, keep it up! https://t.co/gEdtLrVZZf

18/03/20

❤️ https://t.co/jgNu4oyV4D

18/03/20

Retweeted From Steven Henderson

Guided Home Learning provision starts from tomorrow. Students: remember to use Firefly and email if not in school. Looking forward to seeing you either in school or on-line tomorrow.

18/03/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

GREASE LIGHTNING 💃🏽✨ https://t.co/QgLCHk1o6a

13/03/20

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Another STEAM week, another ‘Masters’ class for staff. Thanks to Mr Masters for giving up his time to teach us to draw! https://t.co/47XSoKWDb7

13/03/20

Quite a treat to have a surprise flash mob appear in reception today, featuring the BHS invention, the Boghorn! https://t.co/q923mn1grk

13/03/20

Sixth Form had a great Skype conversion with analytical research assistant , where they learnt about her role of analysing proteins in cancerous and normal tissues. Thank you Erin! https://t.co/si7uuFrPLp

13/03/20

What an excellent week of activities we had for this week! Including a CSI Day, virtual reality, making recyclable bunting and learning more about sustainability in the environment. https://t.co/ulbwDYQ37K

13/03/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

WAKE UP + WORK OUT 🏋🏽‍♀️🔥 come and join the fun! 7:30am Monday, Wednesday and Friday! https://t.co/VcaIxv75pN

12/03/20

Blackheath High Junior School in action 👏👏👏 https://t.co/32B8sXUKGK

11/03/20

Year 10 are hosting a Senior Citizen's tea party with an 'Under the Sea' theme today. Fabulous decorations and smiles all around! https://t.co/VhlsRJ0FPb

11/03/20

Retweeted From Rebecca Richards 🧪

Making electronic quizzes with . Some excellent (and tricky) questions. I will hang my certificate from Mia and Katie up with pride (I didn’t know pizza originated in Greece!) https://t.co/ZEiuYpeRDi

11/03/20

It was a pleasure to welcome alumna back to school today to talk to Year 7 about her career as a journalist, give tips on interview technique and provide insight into the news that surrounds us. Thank you, Geraldine! https://t.co/3FO5ecoI2Z

11/03/20

Thank you so much for coming in and kick-starting Year 7's Journalism Day! https://t.co/xHJVHPl1XP

11/03/20

Entry for Year 11 Crime Scene Investigators only ⛔️🧪🔎 https://t.co/dIaBTfOt8V

11/03/20

The Mighty Boghorn returns! https://t.co/Qei6U3Uhyn

11/03/20

Retweeted From Blackheath Science

British Science Week is here! We're so excited https://t.co/pOsLIsypqS

Our Leadership Team

Meet the leadership team at Blackheath High School, a leading London independent school for girls.

Head - Mrs Carol Chandler-Thompson

Carol chandler thomson head for slt profile

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 (Academic) - Mr Steven Henderson

Steven henderson selectBefore working in education my career began with a combination of orchestral management, working for a publisher and performing. I joined Blackheath High School from an Assistant Headship at Trent College (co-educational boarding and day school in Nottingham) and was previously Director of Music at Cokethorpe School in Oxfordshire.

Role

I have overall responsibility for leading the academic work of the school so that each student can achieve her best, realise her academic ambitions and take a self-assured next step in her academic career, whatever it may be.

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 School.

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.

Deputy Head (Learning, enrichment and student progress) - Mrs Natalie Argile

Natalie argile asst head for slt profileChemistry Specialist

With an educational background in Chemistry, I am a passionate Science teacher with a particular interest in providing opportunities to develop the more creative side of the subject.  Having started my career in a vibrant and successful comprehensive in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, I then moved south to work in large grammar schools before joining Blackheath High in 2015. 

Role

In my role as Deputy Head, I have responsibility for the Teaching and Learning ethos in our school and, therefore, staff development. I also ensure we provide an outstanding enrichment element within our varied curriculum, and work with our team to ensure students are making progress in their learning. 

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 School'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.