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17/06/21

Retweeted From Blackheath Society

Blackheath and Greenwich in literature talk by Blake Morrison local author and society member. 1st july 7.30pm . Tickets £10. More info https://t.co/AxJl5MXXgV

17/06/21

Year 12 Biology students joined a live Ecology Webinar today from about the documentary ‘A life on our planet’ by . Fascinating! 🌳 https://t.co/aBUMZUBMxT

16/06/21

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Anyone else jealous of ‘s Florence having a lunchtime dip? Just me then. 😎 https://t.co/oHxpIgrotY

15/06/21

Retweeted From Blackheath Halls

We are looking for talented young singers (Year 3-Year 11) to join our Youth Choir. Taster Day on Saturday 26 June from 11am-3pm at Blackheath Halls. For more info or to register visit https://t.co/Nir47J8LHI https://t.co/bAhJD6PtI3

15/06/21

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Enjoying a much cooler temperature this morning in Year 5 games... https://t.co/CCDyQwqgTc

15/06/21

As the temperatures soared, Year 2 took otheir spelling investigations al fresco! The girls had a great time combining their orienteering and spelling skills, which was an engaging way to revise spelling high frequency words. https://t.co/KgnxErYUv3

15/06/21

Retweeted From GirlsDaySchoolTrust

family - final days to book onto our with award-winning former editor of . Register here: https://t.co/c35stpecvU https://t.co/Npr6gLUQ1X

14/06/21

Amazing 👏👏👏 https://t.co/JZKHaO2YCx

14/06/21

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Our U14 A&B cricket teams also enjoyed a competitive but fun afternoon today, against Colfe’s. Another win for our B’s but Colfe’s A’s came out victorious, winning by just a few runs. POMS: Valerie and Millie. 🏏 https://t.co/5YMdcCNh3y

14/06/21

Thank you so much https://t.co/brY3LgrnfM

14/06/21

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

A great afternoon of cricket for our U13A&B teams against Chis&Sid, ending in a close loss for the A’s and a win for the B’s! POMS: Jess and Amelie 🏏 https://t.co/UcI7ayTRvS

13/06/21

Retweeted From BHS Geography

A huge congratulations to Billie, Buffy, Rachel, Lucy and Breanna for completing their Silver D of E expedition section! 50km covered on the hottest weekend of the year! See our Insta for how they cooled off! 🥈🥈🥈🥈🥈

12/06/21

Thank you so much 💙 https://t.co/Cdn6oxrEs5

12/06/21

Retweeted From Blackheath Science

Our sweet and gentle Ginger. 🐹🥰 https://t.co/qGJqjUptUr https://t.co/Nwsb8D7Z2K

12/06/21

Retweeted From BHS Geography

Day 2 D of E on one of the hottest days. ‘Your girls are amazing!! They're in camp already having some 19km over some fairly big hills’

12/06/21

Thank you so much for featuring us https://t.co/DEfPhEwoOX

12/06/21

Thank you so much https://t.co/9X8qBVOU4r

12/06/21

We're loving having Year 5 students at our Midsummer Shakespeare Experience Morning - "Though she be but little, she is fierce" 🌸 https://t.co/iDxhxgueJr

12/06/21

Retweeted From Girls' Schools Assoc

Lockdown enabled introverts to shine so we’ve redesigned school with more quiet spaces - GSA Head ⁦⁩ | News | The Times https://t.co/oG4Yf5EIzO

12/06/21

Retweeted From Rebecca Brown

Great to see these fantastic initiatives from our sister school ⁦⁩. Blackheath High School lets its wallflowers blossom with quiet spaces after lockdown | News | The Times https://t.co/c9fX9ZJXbD

12/06/21

Thank you so much https://t.co/xClbJBbiGA

12/06/21

Retweeted From The Good Schools Guide

This is exactly the innovation we’d expect from - our review highlights a number of fab new pastoral approaches at the school. Wonderful to see positive come from the miserable last year and a half. https://t.co/BbpAzlvKxg

12/06/21

Our Head discusses the future of education in today's and how we are taking learnings from lockdown to help all our students thrive. https://t.co/CEATtyUyvI https://t.co/kgflUPsNDu

12/06/21

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Excited for our Year 5 experience day It’s been a while! https://t.co/RMT0KGkYiZ

12/06/21

We're so excited about welcoming prospective Year 5 students for our Midsummer Shakespeare Festival this morning to experience a taster of life at Blackheath High School https://t.co/RdSIaXBSBh

11/06/21

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Year 2 catch up on current events by choosing to read editions of First News. “We are commuters reading on the train!” https://t.co/OsuM19VhJ8

11/06/21

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

. is looking for a Deputy Head- a rare opportunity to work with our wonderful staff, students and their families- as part of our Senior Leadership Team: Work with us... https://t.co/yDFBvTBakQ

10/06/21

Year 2 had beaming smiles during their Animal Encounters workshops. The girls met a Madagascan hissing cockroach, a scorpion, a gecko, a chinchilla and a corn snake. They showed such curiosity and demonstrated an impressive grasp of scientific vocabulary. Well done brave girls! https://t.co/OnRDUOtrNb

10/06/21

Retweeted From GirlsDaySchoolTrust

Which questions would you like Lorraine Candy to address in her talk about handling your teen’s freedom this summer post-Covid? https://t.co/blZciHkVk2

09/06/21

Retweeted From Ruth Coles

And so concludes four fabulous workshops with , inspiring young girls through the work of Five Postcards and becoming composers themselves thank you for joining https://t.co/F1EdsVu6Iz

09/06/21

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

School site looking resplendent in the sunshine today- so lovely for the students to enjoy these havens of green and sunshine! https://t.co/7SXJ4E3Bwu

08/06/21

As part of the fortnight, our girls spoke with other GDST students planning to live, study and work in the cities they'll be moving to, providing a great chance to make friends ahead of the big move. Exciting! 👍 https://t.co/rK7yZGDs0C

08/06/21

So excited to begin the fortnight for our Sixth Formers. Each day from 1pm, our girls will join other GDST students for exciting events to prepare them for the next stage of their journey, including University seminars and real world ready workshops! ✨ https://t.co/NzC94o3qXQ

08/06/21

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

What a beautiful day for a trip to https://t.co/mYLDYbASRp

07/06/21

Before Half Term, we interviewed our new Head of RE about inspiring our budding philosophers and how the subject lends itself so readily to discussion. You can read the interview here: https://t.co/s6OzpZdjuC https://t.co/1Fdls4VaHa

03/06/21

Our Nursery girls have been learning the benefits of gardening to help boost mental health. The girls have enjoyed planting both flower and vegetable seeds, dead-heading bulbs and watering the forget-me-nots and bluebells. You can find out more here: https://t.co/ZiWpAs78N7 https://t.co/b3tAOWVgXs

01/06/21

Our helpful Year 7 volunteers did a fantastic job clearing litter from the heath before Half Term. Thank you girls! 👍 https://t.co/T9jTWLDUUt

28/05/21

Goodbye and good luck to you Year 13! It's been such a pleasure and we are so proud of you all. ✨ https://t.co/EiaLwhXAHM

28/05/21

Nursery have been learning the letter ‘v’ and the girls decided to make v..v..volcanoes from papier-mâché and paint. The girls then carried out an experiment to create lava from bicarbonate of soda and vinegar. Wow! 🌋 https://t.co/XnPfHOJPRE

Blackheath High School in the Media

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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

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