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26/09/18

We were delighted to welcome Year 5 students from local primary schools to celebrate the European Day of Languages… https://t.co/FlWyxtApLw

26/09/18

Sign up for our Open Morning (Saturday 6 October) and learn more about what our motorcycle maintenance team get up… https://t.co/ClvgeFXnth

26/09/18

Retweeted From GDST Skills

Many students are currently finalising choices for university applications via and making big de… https://t.co/B9VRkrNK9r

24/09/18

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We worked with year 10 girls to create stunning and designs inspired by https://t.co/PkWzzyDSgs

24/09/18

Thank you to for the fabulous workshop! Our Year 10 students loved your insight into where maths meets… https://t.co/qezrjNPWLq

19/09/18

Our new Senior School is featured in the latest edition of Want to see more? Act fast to snap up the… https://t.co/stR49eSsNq

19/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

First meeting of my Mighty Girls’ mini feminist group. Florence was being a suitably rebel girl! https://t.co/l54FW7VlRQ

18/09/18

Thank you for the engaging Wollstonecraft Lecture you gave yesterday. We loved hearing about your writing… https://t.co/tcmjECeDE1

17/09/18

Retweeted From Blackheath High School Association

Oops, looks like we slept through our "back to school" alarm... but definitely awake now! First meeting of the year… https://t.co/otXQMzSA17

17/09/18

A sneak preview of tonight’s KS3 Art Exhibition in the Wollstonecraft Room, beautifully displayed by https://t.co/k6pp0CZ6h2

17/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Florence was impressed by getting their roles of responsibility in assembly today. They’ll… https://t.co/F7XBaUxJYH

13/09/18

Congratulations to all of our students celebrating their achievements at Prize Giving this evening! https://t.co/efgF9MDzA5

11/09/18

Check out these eye-catching bags and notebook - created using designs from our very own Art A Level students. They… https://t.co/uq0WCJrK6P

10/09/18

Can you think of a better way to wake up and reinforce a positive mindset for the week ahead? Beautiful shot of our… https://t.co/EroElVQrw2

08/09/18

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- A great advert in this Saturday’s - Open Day is October 6th if you’d like to find… https://t.co/Pb2zgcrhM0

06/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

How fast can a school dog’s tail wag on the ? Very! https://t.co/6qdMoSpFxH

06/09/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

It’s been a busy lunchtime for Florence https://t.co/GxBYOwo2lv

06/09/18

Welcome back to school fliers, so much fun to be had exploring our very own stunning Grand Design t… https://t.co/tGVfXYSJ7P

05/09/18

As stunning as our new senior school is, we can't help but feel there's something missing... we are so excited to w… https://t.co/ICZ9CYckND

04/09/18

Very proud to see our very own Lois, 13, starring in the new & ad. Could almost be an advert f… https://t.co/QhMsRKkoIz

03/09/18

Some more sneak previews of our new school - see you soon everyone! https://t.co/arGtJWj9Lu

03/09/18

We are so looking forward to welcoming current and new students back to school this week. Don’t forget your… https://t.co/RG6rSG3A4l

02/09/18

Sending huge luck and love to our very own ballet dancer, 15 year old Julia, performing tonight… https://t.co/q2HImZq2UY

02/09/18

Feeling proud to see our family of schools on the front cover of The Sunday Times this morning https://t.co/7d31rTuB4F

02/09/18

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Hope you’re 😊after 👏 You don’t need straight grade 9s to be in 2 or 3 years. So… https://t.co/XAPvVVABPd

02/09/18

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

League tables encourage the very opposite of what we might hope for from our schools: https://t.co/8NNPV5JtCp

30/08/18

From active participation to researching women's contributions and demonstrating links to everyday life, Mr Mostert… https://t.co/MnFXkPNNJM

28/08/18

"The immediacy of social media and emails can be a double-edged sword. We like to tweet information about the trip… https://t.co/iwRmlXD5P8

23/08/18

Blackheath High School students were on the tonight grilling Education Minister MP on… https://t.co/bOmyUi4QH8

23/08/18

Our GCSE Astronomers are over the moon! They aimed high and all got straight A* and A grades. Congratulations to Si… https://t.co/UNkRxqmCME

23/08/18

祝贺 to our Mandarin students, including Ingrid, who did brilliantly in their GCSE, with 80% of grades at A or A*… https://t.co/Ou3y204OMu

23/08/18

As we celebrate our best ever GCSE results at 'Blackheath On A High School' today - emotions are running high. Full… https://t.co/BMp7AstSoQ

23/08/18

Not only have more students than ever been studying modern languages at GCSE this year at 'Blackheath On A High' bu… https://t.co/SQenOIIpzc

23/08/18

The A* align for Blackheath High School. With 21 A* grades between them, Siya and Maitri are just two of many Black… https://t.co/vzfb7dh6Tv

23/08/18

An incredible CONGRATULATIONS to our students collecting GCSE results today. We are celebrating our best ever resul… https://t.co/a2abJ5W1tw

23/08/18

Commending our girls on their sporting prowess, MBE, retired English Netball player and Head Coach of th… https://t.co/1dvqPeGc8F

23/08/18

Good luck to everyone collecting their GCSE results today... https://t.co/x8pDvw1mOO

22/08/18

We love these beautiful tea-light houses that students at our summer camp have been working on. Stunning detail! https://t.co/S1BpqpFwMM

22/08/18

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Ahead of tomorrow’s , here’s our handy guide to the new grading system https://t.co/sVcBsAzJpH

22/08/18

Looking forward to seeing all our GCSE girls for results collection tomorrow - see you at 9am in the theatre

Library

Senior School Library

Our Library is a central part of school life. It is a ‘haven’ where students are encouraged to read and study quietly. It is designed for two main purposes: to extend the curriculum and to inspire a love of reading. 

Our Library is staffed by a professional librarian who is available for advice on anything from finding the right book for homework, to wider reading suggestions. Exhibitions, displays and reading provide continuous inspiration.

Our Library has over 8,000 items in its collection available for loan or reference. It is open daily from 8.00am to 6.00pm and provides an up-to-date information service to both staff and students. The Library has 25 networked laptops, with internet access and academic software. Periodicals are available on subjects as diverse as sciences, the arts, politics, economics and current affairs.

Our Librarian organises many activities throughout the year including: book clubs, author visits, book fairs, competitions and quizzes, and book award shadowing. We shadow the Carnegie Book Award in collaboration with local schools and also The Guardian’s Children’s Fiction Prize. We take part in the GDST book award, organised collaboratively by the GDST librarians, which highlights the best in new reading for our students. 

Information and referencing skills contribute significantly to the students’ capacity to manage their work.  To support this, the library runs an information skills programme which teaches the students how to handle information. The aim is that all students gain the confidence to become independent, self-motivated, life-long learners.


Junior School Library

Our girls thoroughly enjoy their time in the Library. It is a bright, colourful space for the girls to enjoy their love of books. Our Library offers a wide range of reading materials to support learning and stimulate curiosity. Fiction books include both popular authors and classical novels. The girls have access to a broad variety of information books as well as books that include topical issues and curriculum based learning. There is also a wonderful variety of bi-language books on offer in the Library, as well as a section for modern foreign languages. Supporting our ethos of resilience within the school, the girls have access to a range of books on ‘Growth Mindset’ and ‘Wellbeing.’ Our girls enjoy using the KOBO e-readers which provide opportunity to use alternative mediums for research and enquiry.

Our pupils attend a library lesson each week, when they are encouraged to loan a book of their choice and enjoy the facilities our Library has to offer. Our Library is also used within curriculum lessons to support learning or aid research on a topic.

Our Year 6 Library Prefects help with all aspects of the Library, from cataloguing books, to running a Library Club for Year 1 pupils, which they thoroughly enjoy.