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23/06/22

The 2022 Art Exhibition is tonight! Featuring work from GCSE Art and A-level Art + Textiles students, this event is a must-see. 6-8.30pm in the Wollstonecraft room, refreshments provided. See you there! https://t.co/TaXC9TLkrW https://t.co/Lo0D9eF7lT

17/06/22

As another busy week comes to a close, let's all pause for a minute and take a leaf out of our Nursery girls' book, as they try out a yoga and mindfulness workshop: https://t.co/p0aLonelRg https://t.co/IVfAuL4lLf

17/06/22

We warmly invite you to the annual Art Exhibition on Thursday 23 June, 6-8.30pm. For the first time in 3 years all of the GCSE Art and A-level Art + Textiles work will be displayed in the Wollstonecraft Room. Refreshments will be provided 🥂 See you there! https://t.co/nM1iXYP4hw https://t.co/gQs6P2d1F9

16/06/22

It's not every day you get a shoutout from a celebrity! In Tinie Tempah's recent article on South East London, he describes growing up around Blackheath and gives BHS the nod as an independent secondary school of note. We're blushing! Read the article: https://t.co/KW97qtbQsv

15/06/22

There's still time left to apply for our Senior Marketing Officer role! This is an exciting opportunity for a creative marketing professional to hone their skills & play a key role in the marketing, events & alumnae strategy of Blackheath High. Apply now: https://t.co/dUCsbJuKTP https://t.co/5gS8IeJZ8y

13/06/22

There are still a few places left on our Year 5 Taster Mornings, Wednesday 22nd or Saturday 25th June. Don't miss out on this fab opportunity to experience real life at Blackheath High! Book now: https://t.co/x9WuBDGwLc https://t.co/8k2dKasR0S

10/06/22

Our Senior School students will be rowing all day for today's Rowathon to fundraise for , an award-winning LGBTQ mental health and wellbeing charity. We kicked off our Rowathon at 8am today. Mrs Bijnens and Miss Smith are on-hand to keep students motivated! https://t.co/6kLWdv4ftT

09/06/22

There is still time to get tickets for the 2022 BHSA Summer Party! Join us on Saturday 2 July as we set sail along the Thames from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. All BHS parents and staff welcome! Don't delay, ticket sales close TODAY: https://t.co/E1lB9Z8yby https://t.co/xha2Cfr16y

09/06/22

We are still accepting applications to our state-of-the-art Sixth Form for September 2022, including 100% bursaries places for academically gifted girls. Find out more and apply now: https://t.co/p1AIYMnKd3 https://t.co/7DGhRRsQSV

08/06/22

Read School House's coverage of our recent ISI inspection, where Blackheath High School was rated "excellent in all areas": https://t.co/ozL1WfaV9Y https://t.co/ckvCJN2f1J

08/06/22

On 22nd June we are welcoming Year 5 girls to take part in a Young Entrepreneurs Taster Morning. A taster in more ways than one as the girls design and create their own smoothies! Don't miss this chance to experience life at Blackheath High - sign up now: https://t.co/Xu23WpcsKY https://t.co/nCdCMkMheF

07/06/22

The 2022 Summer Party for parents & staff is set to be extra special. Join us on Saturday 2 July and board London’s largest luxury boat, which will sail along the Thames from Tower Bridge to Greenwich. Learn more & secure your tickets here: https://t.co/D7v7he5zFs https://t.co/CUOBZUaJYP

07/06/22

The ISI recently rated Blackheath High School "excellent in all areas", including that our pupils are highly articulate, and effective listeners and communicators. Read our highlights report here: https://t.co/rQa7cR3wWp https://t.co/xJVHM21fQX

06/06/22

Before half term we bid a fond farewell to our Year 13s, as they left for study leave. Good luck to you all, wishing you all the best and remember to stay in touch! https://t.co/t4Wf056KCs

06/06/22

This summer, we are giving Year 5 girls the opportunity to experience what life is like at Blackheath High School. The Midsummer Shakespeare Festival will help your daughter discover her inner performer! Secure your place now: https://t.co/gXNsUocquF https://t.co/AqUaY2nFbL

01/06/22

Recently, our girls entered the Young Translators Prize, a competition inspired by the great translator Anthea Bell. There were 3 winners in Greater London… Charlotte P, Enid O and Katherine B, all in Year 8 at Blackheath High! Huge congratulations girls! https://t.co/kgSkCcpvS1 https://t.co/qfRINgyvZK

31/05/22

Our Year 7s recently had a unique and exciting opportunity - they formed a focus group for a new interactive gallery at London's Science Museum. The gallery opens in November, and we can't wait to see if any of our girls' ideas have been put into action! https://t.co/gQfgb1jH97

30/05/22

Last Trips Day, Year 9 went to Whitstable to get their first taste of Geography field work. Read Amelie Hutton, Year 9's review of the fun-but-windy day: https://t.co/TU9J9VrQcS https://t.co/9nyVzRtmxi

27/05/22

On Trips Day, Year 10 spent the day exploring the world of Astronomy. From the Royal Observatory to the National Maritime Museum, they went on a fascinating journey through the stars before building star scopes of their own ✨ https://t.co/GzqAJv2hYb https://t.co/aY16ruV3SU

27/05/22

Spaces are available in our Sixth Form for September 2022, including bursary places. Find out more and apply now: https://t.co/WYMnFkv3yc https://t.co/gxCPvQvd9X

26/05/22

On 9 May, our music students performed in the annual Pop Fest concert, held at Up The Creek comedy club. It was a fantastic night of exceptional musical talent, with group and solo performances from students in all years. Huge well done everyone involved! https://t.co/1E8D84r9QE https://t.co/NaYTfgvp1B

26/05/22

Not only do our girls succeed academically - they also complete a myriad of other achievements that make each one shine. ISI rated the quality our pupils' achievements as "excellent" 🌟 Read the report here: https://t.co/R9DXcqshGp https://t.co/PwPaD18Uab

25/05/22

We are recruiting for a Senior Alumnae, Development & Marketing Events Manager. This is a great opportunity for a creative marketing professional to use their skills to play a key role in the delivery of our alumnae relations strategy. Apply here by 8 June https://t.co/MUfG9gFztn https://t.co/ls8vun1lOh

25/05/22

On the last day of the Spring Term, the much-loved House Debate made a long-awaited return! All of our teacher-student teams made some exceptional arguments, but the Paragon team of Mr Sodhi and Jess McLaughlin came out victorious 🏆 https://t.co/KcLXIDV82E https://t.co/wvHgefT4La

24/05/22

We are delighted to invite all alumnae to a Summer Garden Party this Thursday, 26th May. Join us for cocktails, street food and to share memories with your old school friends and teachers. We look forward to welcoming you back to school! RSVP here: https://t.co/ixaFeWCJqy https://t.co/aBrHTM8O9x

24/05/22

On 11th May, our new Head Student Team attended the TSB 'Women of the Future' event, where they heard from an impressive range of female role models. Thanks to CBE DL, Founder and Chair of the Women of the Future Programme! https://t.co/2z1U9SguKh

23/05/22

Here at Blackheath High, our girls and their personal development are very important to us. We're so pleased that our recent ISI report rated us "excellent" on this category - it means we are succeeding in our mission! Read our report highlights here: https://t.co/A2LDfuvPI3 https://t.co/E7K4gwxu6z

23/05/22

A rare opportunity at Blackheath High Junior School in September 2022 - recently rated ‘excellent in all areas’ by the ISI, this is an exciting time to join our exceptional Junior School. We’re currently accepting applications for Years 3 & 4 - apply today https://t.co/tnuZU5PbIN https://t.co/s85EqGYasE

20/05/22

After the lovely weather this week, we couldn't end it in any other way… an Eco Club update! Mrs Bijnen's stick insects have grown even bigger, and the caterpillars are all in their own chrysalis, soon to emerge as beautiful butterflies. We can't wait! https://t.co/6K8aRebkan

20/05/22

Huge congratulations to the Junior School Art department for the spectacular art show last week! The theme was Celebration, and a celebration indeed it was, showcasing our girls' incredible talent and creativity. https://t.co/4ZlvY97J4e https://t.co/gPHvtYTssa

19/05/22

We are delighted to announce that Blackheath High School GDST has been recognised as "excellent in all areas" by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) after their recent inspection in 2022, the highest rating obtainable. Read our report highlights: https://t.co/8nX7NR1zk9 https://t.co/evVI3oeDwZ

19/05/22

On the 26th April, Years 3-7 took part in our Mini Marathon on the beautiful Heath. Thank you to everyone who came to cheer us on, and well done to all the girls who took part! Find out who won each race here: https://t.co/4kF5awZAZl https://t.co/71Xpb1KjnJ

18/05/22

Sixth Form bursary places available for September 2022. Find out more and apply now: https://t.co/D9PKjdySoU https://t.co/rP1jSU0IEj

18/05/22

Blackheath High School students are currently preparing for their end of year exams, and have never been revising harder thanks to online tool Seneca Learning! Our girls are the current leaders in Greenwich - you're going to ace those exams, girls! https://t.co/vMY7Wj0HDQ

16/05/22

Our lovely Year 11 girls have been making 'Cards for kindness' - sending positive messages and postcards to residents of local care homes. What a beautiful way to lift someone's spirits! https://t.co/cG9Z70Vd8c

12/05/22

Fully funded Sixth Form bursary places are available for gifted girls. Apply now for September 2022: https://t.co/F5YnDE3aeY https://t.co/ZkSH5DFmgz

11/05/22

Year 11 have been making 'Little Dresses for Africa' - pillowcase dresses that will be sent to orphanages across the continent. We're sure they will be sew happy with their new dresses! 🧵🪡 https://t.co/iTh6zCLzxn

09/05/22

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Junior Art Exhibition with special opening performances by Chamber Choir, Tuesday 10th May from 3pm. https://t.co/FZCzVgYiy0

09/05/22

What are biotic and abiotic factors? We may be scratching our heads, but our Year 11 Triple Science class certainly aren't after their Field Studies trip to Greenwich Park: https://t.co/0ht7Jxpk9O https://t.co/1PqLuR3aWB

06/05/22

We're looking for a Marketing, Events & Communications Officer to join our Marketing and Admissions Team. If you're looking to expand your content creation, campaign management, and event management expertise, visit 👉 https://t.co/MUNNCWrLbn Closing date: 12 May at 12 noon https://t.co/XEd0VZ5juI

Blackheath High School in the Media

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Blackheath High School rated 'excellent' by ISI - School House

Blackheath High School triathlete finishes within the top ten at the Inter Regional Championships for British Triathlon - South London Press
Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson, on p3 of The Times talks about the future of education and learnings we can take from the pandemic to help all girls thrive - The Times

Nine-year old Blackheath High pupil passes Physics GCSE six years early - Private Schools Magazine

Blackheath High School teachers took the twists and turns of the pandemic completely in their stride - South London Press

Genius Blackheath High School girl gets A* in physics GCSE - after taking exam six years early - The Mirror

Inspired music teachers arranged for leading musicians to collaborate online with the Girls’ Day School Trust and create song 'Into the Light' - The Times

The South London school that a Loose Women star, Hollywood actress and iconic fashion designer attended - MyLondon

After creating 100 tasty meals, 500 meatballs and raising £1,000 for the Evelyn Community Store in Lewisham, there was no stopping Leila from doing it all again with 50 portions of risotto - ITV News

On International Women’s Day 2021, our Director of Music, Emily Gunton, talks to The Guardian, raising the important question: "Why do orchestras have so few women percussionists? We must bang the drum for change.

Blackheath High School awarded the prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag - London News Online

Blackheath High School awarded prestigious Eco-Schools Green Flag, recognising its commitment to excellence in environmental action and learning - Private Schools Magazine

Learn how Blackheath High School is staying green in Independent Education Today's sustainability feature

Eight year old Blackheath High pupil cooks 100 meals in one day after being inspired by Marcus Rashford - Southwark News

Head, Carol Chandler Thompson, talking to the Evening Standard on the essential focus on wellbeing for students and staff during the pandemic

Inside Kent magazine spotlights Blackheath High’s Head of Futures, Cath Day

Why all teachers are like Jill Biden. The next US first lady has said she wants to continue teaching – other teachers understand why, says Emily Gunton, Director of Music, Blackheath High School - TES

From GCSE Astronomy at the Royal Observatory to learning Design from an Architect – learn how STEAM is at the heart of Blackheath High School - Absolutely Education

Learn from Head, Mrs Chandler-Thompson, and Junior Head, Sarah Skevington, on how Blackheath High pupils adapted and thrived during lock down with our Guided Home Learning programme - School Report

Blackheath High School and Sixth Form launches new Virtual Open Day with talks, taster lessons and a brand new 360 Virtual Tour of the Junior School, Senior School, Sixth Form Centre and Sports Campus - Absolutely Education

Pantone's new colour – 'Period Red' – might help us have truthful conversations about menstruation, says Emily Gunton - Director of Music, Head of Co-curricular and Outreach and School Consultant - TES

Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson on the importance of educating and preparing students for all challenges - Evening Standard

With the focus on hygiene in schools, replacing work books with wipeable mini whiteboards might seem a sensible solution. But do they really make life easier in the classroom? Tes asks convert Emily Gunton - Director of Music, Head of Co-curricular and Outreach and School Consultant - TES

Working towards a sustainable environment, Blackheath High School smashes its environmental target of 140 pledges – Independent Education

Blackheath High School exceeding the 140 environmental pledges to mark anniversary - School House Magazine

Blackheath High School pupil designs t-shirts and tote bags to raise money for the NHS, Greenwich Weekender

Blackheath High 11-year-old turns designer to raise money for the NHS, Evening Standard

Celebrating pioneering Blackheath alumna Mary Quant, School House Magazine

Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson keen for girls to embrace risk taking

Blackheath High School celebrates 140th anniversary with 'Year of promise' sustainability project

Accessing an older student’s inner child is one of the keys to overcoming their resistance to learning, believes Emily Gunton - Director of music, head of co-curricular and outreach and school consultant teacher at Blackheath High School - Director of Music, Head of Co-curricular and Outreach and School Consultant- TES

Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson talks to The Independent about how eco-anxiety is robbing young people of their childhoods - adults must teach climate change responsibly

Blackheath High School gives Five-Star A-Level Performance at Edinburgh Festival

Interview with Head Carol Chandler-Thompson, unveiling Blackheath High’s £18M Master Plan

From Blackheath High School to the Royal Academy: how Mia became the 1 in 6,000

From old to new: Blackheath High School's Datchelor Stained Glass re-installed in all-new development

Blackheath High School’s Fab Five achieve fantastic A-Level results

Incredible artwork from talented Mia, Yr 11, conceived as a tribute to her grandmother that lives with Dementia, selected for prestigious Royal Academy Summer Show

Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson talks to The Independent about how the World Cup Lionesses are living proof that strong girls become strong women through sport

Leading London day school Blackheath High School opens its doors on a stunning redevelopment for a Grand Opening evening

Blackheath High School girls invited to attend the 2019 Inspiring Females Summit at Chelsea Football Club

“Tonight, was one of my proudest moments as Head at Blackheath High School” - Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson

Star studded line-up including women’s rights campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez and ITV News Anchor Charlene White mark the launch of Blackheath High's new Senior School

Head, Mrs Chandler-Thompson talked to The Independent about her vision to teach online safety, prepare students for the future and harness social media as a tool to make the world a better place

The Week talks to Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson and student, Julia, about the benefits of dance at Blackheath High School

Blackheath High School launches GDST mentoring app to give girls a boost in their chosen careers

Blackheath High School girls dazzle in the Let's All Dance performance of Sleeping Beauty

Sexism remains rife in politics - Blackheath High School Head, Mrs Chandler-Thompson, on encouraging girls to engage

Preparing girls for the future: students win Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards (iDEA) from the Duke of York

Blackheath High School transforms wellbeing roof terrace into art installation of acrylic poppies to commemorate armistice centenary

Get into the right secondary school in Royal Greenwich

Head Carol Chandler-Thompson gives the view from the top of one of London’s finest schools

Head of Blackheath High School, Carol Chandler-Thompson, on why we need to encourage young women to become leaders

Blackheath High School GDST has grand designs on learning

Leading London independent day school for girls, Blackheath High School GDST completes multi-million pound transformation

£18million Grand Designs on Blackheath High School

Meet our Top Dog at Blackheath High Junior School GDST

Dame Esther Rantzen DBE pays tribute to the fundraising efforts of Blackheath High School

Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson, discusses why creative and performing arts subjects are so important

Blackheath High School's talented young writers host the National Theatre's New Voices project

Tracey Neville MBE urges girls “Think Gold not Bronze” at Blackheath High School GDST

Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson, discusses alternative sports and encouraging girls to take risks

Blackheath High School girls are STEAMing ahead

Blackheath High School students give up time to help elderly with dementia at Riverlee Residential Home

Farrow & Ball Blackheath host exhibition to showcase art from talented Blackheath High School girls

Rounders is being replaced by cricket at girls’ schools as it is seen as a 'leisure activity' rather than a professional sport, leading Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson, says

Reaching new heights: major development work at Blackheath High Senior School completed

Crossing paths - Blackheath High School girls reap the benefits of networking

Sports Partnerships Day day hosted by Blackheath High, and involving Year 4 pupils from surrounding primary schools 

Blackheath High Junior School encourages good health through sport

Blackheath High School 'breaks the mould' an environment where there are no gender stereotypes or limits

Blackheath High School lends a hand in inspiring curious minds

'Setting the standard' - Innovation, investment and impressive grades at Blackheath High School

Blackheath High School in Successful Schools feature on the opening of Westcombe House  'Heads Up' special feature on Sarah Skevington, Head of Junior School