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Today we look back to the 26 March where the Year 2 girls really enjoyed learning all about the adventures of Paddington Bear. They wrote diary entries and used paint and oil pastels to create our own Paddington pictures. Great job girls! 👏


Even throughout the holidays, we are still getting some great submissions through for the showstopper challenge in . Well done Issy for this impressive looking carrot patch cake. For details on the showstopper challenge, please visit the Firefly page.


Here at Blackheath High, we are wishing you all a happy, peaceful, and fun Easter. Don't forget the chocolate! 🎉


As part of shared project within the GDST before the holidays, Year 3 learnt French vocabulary related to colours, 2D shapes and body parts to write a description of a monster. They also illustrated their writing with a fun portrait. Great job girls!


As part of a Biology practical before the Easter Holidays, Year 13 immobilised enzymes in alginate beads to study the difference in activity between free and immobilised enzyme activity at 40°C and 80°C. Find out more here:


In Mandarin, Year 10 completed a project about Chinese Bubble Tea, a popular drink in Asia. Students also had a chance to be creative and designed their perfect Bubble Tea to suit their taste with a brand name in Chinese. Amazing! 👏


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Jumping into the holidays....


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Could the U16 netball team be any more committed?!


Yesterday, GDST CEO closed our Women in Leadership event, telling our girls, “Your generation is the one that is going to change the world. You are the future leaders”. We couldn’t agree more & can’t wait to see you step out into the world on the path of your choice.


It was tough but we have chosen our winner of the cake challenge in the competition... Our winner is Issy for her incredible Choco-nilla macaron cake. Well done! 😍👏🍰


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Year 6 enjoying their hockey 🏑 interhouse competition yesterday during games. 🏆Well done team Morden who won all their games!


Thank you so much again for sharing so many inspiring insights, and all credit to Mabel for such a fantastic interview 💙


Thank you so much for being part of our event - it was amazing to hear all about your career journey 💙


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Year 2 have been busy this week! Have a look at their tie dye t-shirts!


Incredibly grateful to our Women in Leadership panellists, who shared insights on their career journeys - from acting, to journalism, running your own business and leading a school. Thank you so much, Emily Watson, 🙏


Thank you so much, Geraldine for your support. Amazing to have our Blackheath High alumnae supporting our Women in Leadership event... thank you 🙏


Very grateful to Blackheath High alumnae Ruth and Lucy from for leading an interactive workshop, "finding your values" as part of our Women in Leadership: the Entrepreneurial Edit


Incredibly proud of Mabel, Year 12, who delivered a powerful interview with on how we can learn from "failure" and how growth comes out of our comfort zone. Thank you for sharing such inspiring insights 💫


Hi - we're so sorry you didn't hear back. We're so lucky to have so many wonderful speakers talk to girls. We'll DM you.


"It is the most amazing time to be a young woman". We couldn't agree more. Thank you so much for such an inspiring and uplifting talk


Thrilled to be listening to such an inspiring talk from our Keynote Speaker, "Dream the biggest dreams possible and be your own advocate. If there's somebody that lights-up your spirit, listen to them" 💫


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This is going to be such a great event ! Ending term on a high!


We're so excited about today's Women in Leadership event. We're incredibly grateful to our amazing speakers, sharing insights on how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and inspiring our students.


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This afternoon, Year 8 took part in the 'Design Thinking Challenge' made up of four, fast-paced tasks that girls completed in groups. It was a challenging and entertaining afternoon for the girls, working together with


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Y8 geographers collaborate with 3 other schools for a detective afternoon Maps, puzzles & an challenge


Amazing 👏👏👏


As part of tomorrow's Women in Leadership event, Mabel, Yr 12 has turned the podcast tables and interviewed Their conversation includes inspiring insights on how 'failure' shapes us and how "there is no such thing as failure". We can't wait...


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with their certificates for their fantastic work on Mars Rovers during GHL. I got one too because who doesn't want a certificate from NASA.


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Year 4 house fun at the field this morning!


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Year 5 are loving listening to Wildspark! Prue is such a great role model for girls.


We're nearing the end of our competition, so let's end it in the best way possible, with the showstopper challenge! You can find inspiration and details on our FireFly page, good luck girls and get baking. 🍰👏🎉


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From Shakespeare's Globe to the Royal Institution, cross-Trust partnerships have continued to thrive during lockdown! And our schools remain to be places


We can’t wait 💫


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This echoes some of the sentiments so fluently expressed by two of our sixth form in assembly last week -


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Yr 7 working on our interceptions today 🙌🏻


We’re so excited to host as our Keynote Speaker at our Women in Leadership event. This Thursday, our Sixth Form, Yr 10 & Yr 11 will take part in an afternoon of inspiration, exploration & live workshops, learning about entrepreneurial skills and mindset.


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The U12 netballers have been so committed to training. They’re really working on how dynamic they are and speedy ball handling skills sunshine helps too ☀️


As part of the cake challenge for our competition, Orla cooked up a delicious looking pineapple upside down cake. Well done Orla! 🍰😍😍


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The U13 hockey teams had such a great hockey training these students know how to work hard!!! The sunshine capped off a great afternoon of sport!

Blackheath High School in the Media

Please see recent features on our school in the media below.

The most recent news can be found through our social media channels which you can access from the icons on our top navigation panel. 

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