Blackheath High School in the Media

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

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GCSE results: Three London students celebrate bucking national trend with top marks - The Evening Standard

A-Level Results 2022 - School House
Blackheath deputy head: ‘I can’t see any downside to having diversity of thought’ – Independent Education Today

Blackheath High School launches sixth form bursary opportunities for this September – Independent Education Today

Blackheath High School rated as excellent after ISI inspections - News Shopper

Blackheath High School rated as excellent after ISI inspections - This Is Local London

Students take to the runway in Blackheath High School fashion show – The Educator Magazine UK

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