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19/07/18

"If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you!" was the motto during our annual . Find out mor… https://t.co/y02nZh2KSq

17/07/18

We're moving into our and we cannot wait! Read more: https://t.co/HrVSPdndEj https://t.co/bLiW25HA7H

12/07/18

Congratulations to all of our GCSE and A-Level artists who showcased a fantastic and diverse collection of work at… https://t.co/0fjU5XD1Ce

11/07/18

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Oh my, Cambodia Team2 having some fishy adventures 🐟🐠 https://t.co/o4m5ageAoE

11/07/18

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Great to have Blackheath representing for Greenwich ⁦ https://t.co/HTzD5134PY

11/07/18

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Lake Geneva and the blast of a slightly cooler breeze. It really is beautiful. https://t.co/TQMAXWZAOs

11/07/18

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Our 2 Cambodia teams are in great spirits and ready for new adventures https://t.co/wpMSY5dyxv

11/07/18

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The restoration of the taster instruments begins. The elder one is keen to experiment. Showing intuitive technique… https://t.co/Wef5FfjevS

11/07/18

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Awesome day today. Museum's and gardens to tick History, Art, Geography and Science off today's curriculum list. Su… https://t.co/lcPBkhUIGT

11/07/18

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Fondue night! Delicious. https://t.co/E2j77umjBw

11/07/18

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Arrivè a CERN! More photos later, off to a particle physics lecture first. https://t.co/jlOPkQHMpz

10/07/18

"What a year it has been; packed full of memorable experiences for the girls and wonderful opportunities". Our Head… https://t.co/jqmxy6YAFJ

06/07/18

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GOOD LUCK YEAR 6. We will miss you! https://t.co/VKTXIf2nJV

06/07/18

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Whole school end of term picnic ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/k9LYZXuncg

06/07/18

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Cha-Cha ing our way to the end of term https://t.co/ZrNy7U4h64

06/07/18

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Witty inspiring and entertaining prizegiving speech from Kate today! Brilliant ! https://t.co/dc5RwOAYKL

06/07/18

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Great news, can't wait to see some creations. Lovely for us to see where the cash raised is going, thank you! https://t.co/D4RWsiPRLO

06/07/18

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And she’s off. Bye bye Miss White. Off on the Senior School Cambodia trip today and who knows where… https://t.co/i0ze0uHPZU

06/07/18

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Last PE lesson as Year 3, it has been epic https://t.co/UlHwYvK0F0

06/07/18

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helping me on last day of term with some jobs when Ruby Rose from Reception pops in to play… https://t.co/SL10tfORbB

04/07/18

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of the future! Y6 https://t.co/ymSxHpJnsD

04/07/18

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Y6 rightly proud of their Well done girls! https://t.co/U35GIwacit

03/07/18

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Ah the drums! https://t.co/wZuhyKyiyV

03/07/18

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Let the music commence! https://t.co/6dqFi0dGKz

03/07/18

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Love this! Gracie just about to overtake https://t.co/OJPKQQNgRk

03/07/18

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All is ready for Prize-giving ... tissues at the ready parents? https://t.co/71Z4ibSsmG

03/07/18

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What a fab pic! https://t.co/JIfwYtQ5l3

02/07/18

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We’re here and we’ve made a base on Murray mount for the game and then we’re heading to court 1 to wa… https://t.co/6BbTfJZ2Rx

02/07/18

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Girls enjoying watching Serena Williams play! https://t.co/95JvozaTJ0

02/07/18

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Amazing advice for our year 10 and 12 student at our Bright Horizons event- studying in the UK, EU, US, apprentices… https://t.co/277jyhgb7h

02/07/18

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Great start to our Bright Horizons event - networking breakfast with year 10 - lovely to welcome so… https://t.co/z0w3uxDaPf

02/07/18

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Huge thanks to our fabulous team for a brilliant Sixth Form Ball -… https://t.co/4F22PTAie7

01/07/18

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A very big THANK YOU from all of us! You’re all amazing & have truly… https://t.co/pBzvE4z4fq

01/07/18

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More including Florence - there to support https://t.co/3G9qdshkmu

01/07/18

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A lot of girls and mums running in today 👏👏👏👏😎😎🏃‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏿‍♀️ https://t.co/NkQefc4Hje

01/07/18

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Great day at https://t.co/kG952cFcvm

01/07/18

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We did it! https://t.co/cPBgyFodav

01/07/18

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Proud parents and our stunning class of 2018 -very proud of them all 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/QomdPR0NKR

01/07/18

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The Mini’s Yr 6 Leavers Party....watching 48 eleven yr olds belt out ‘This is Me’ word perfect was special. It’s th… https://t.co/pgAa1MtmCr

01/07/18

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glorious camp night https://t.co/PUkRnKdBgb

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.