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Thank you to our talented music scholars for the blissful Mindful Music concert! We were delighted to have so many people - of all ages - from the Blackheath Community join us to celebrate


Shake off those winter blues at our lunchtime Mindful Music concert TODAY at 1pm in All Saints Church, Blackheath. Admission is free, babies and toddlers welcome


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Thoughtful wellbeing advice on diet, balance, exercise and screentime from , Ellie from and Mrs Beecham at tonight’s wellbeing symposium - thanks for all the great questions parents and thank you wonderful panellists !


This lunchtime came to school on the and shone a light on the benefits of reading for enjoyment at the start of . Thank you for the inspiring talk and for being such fierce champions of women's fiction.


Did you see this brilliant article about 's pioneering book "Inferior" in Sunday's ? We can't wait to welcome her this February as a guest lecturer in our Wollstonecraft Speaker Series


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Great assembly to start week from - the Power of saying no and why we CAN’T have it all!


Our is off to a running, rowing and jumping start!


Not long now until Blackheath High School's Mindful Music concert at All Saints Church in Blackheath. Join us there on Tuesday 22 Jan at 1pm. Babies and toddlers are most welcome!


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Year 1 time for a quick disco....


Very impressive!


Next week is our annual Wellbeing Week! Highlights include an evening symposium for parents focusing on mental health and a Mindful Music concert for all in . Read more about our integrated approach to wellbeing here:


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What a champ Jasmine, showing us all how it should be done!


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on our annual Welly Walk through historic Park


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Great first hockey match of the term for the U12s against Colfes. POMs Valerie and Renee. Well done! So much progress being made the more they play 👏🏻


Congratulations to our brilliant violinist, Anna, on securing a place in the National Children’s Orchestra


We are starting the first full school week of 2019 by celebrating our 139th birthday. In assembly Mrs Chandler-Thompson observed our rebellious and pioneering roots, reminding the girls to “keep changing the world, one small rebellion at a time”. Oh, and there’s cake, too!


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See what our schools and its girls have been doing to enter 2019 in style...


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Only 9 tables left for the Quiz Night on Friday 1st Feb in junior school gym, so go to & bag one now! Just £48 for a team of 8 (max), you can bring food for 7, quiz starts at 8. Bar will be selling beer, wine, prosecco & soft drinks 👍


Relax, unwind and take part in Blackheath High School's by joining us for our complimentary Mindful Music concert at All Saints Church, Blackheath on Tuesday 22 Jan at 1pm. Babies and toddlers are most welcome!


Our Head of Science talks to us about Chemistry and what the benefits of studying the subject are:


Our Deputy (Academic) Head Mr Henderson talks about endurance in education and setting your own pace:


Earlier this month, Blackheath High School participated in the Global Hour of Code, which included fun and engaging activities like Minecraft, Star Wars and Wonder Woman.


Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


We're put together a collection of our best photographs from our Christmas Carol concert on 11 December 2018


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Looking forward to the New Year with & her work on Wollstonecraft


Thank you all for an amazing term, and happy holidays!


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Merry Christmas from 🎄


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Thank you for the lovely gifts, cards and kind words from our wonderful community. A very merry Christmas to you all. Woof woof!


Santa Claus is coming to town at Blackheath High School!


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lead Christmas Carols in our gorgeous new reception


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Panto time


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Christmas lunch! 🎄


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We do love a even Flo 🎅🎄🐶


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A fun Christmassy morning of netball for our 6th form. An extra spring in their step after being inspired by 's success at !


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Stunning performance of Sleeping Beauty from , great to see girls on stage too! 👏🏽


As we mark the 100th anniversary of the first time women voted in the UK, our Head teacher, Mrs Carol Chandler-Thompson, says we must encourage young women to become active participants in politics… read full article here Magazine


Good luck to all of our students performing in the production of Sleeping Beauty tomorrow!


"How did we do it? I'll tell you now, we didn't give up, we didn't know how". Everyone must read this incredible and empowering poem from one of our Year 3 pupils.

Bespoke academic enrichment

The Wollstonecraft Enrichment Programme is unique to Blackheath High School. It broadens our students' educational experience and inspires them in the pursuit of their intellectual passions.

Named after Mary Wollstonecraft, the writer, philosopher and advocate of women's rights, this innovative programme supports learning and encourages exploration of new horizons.

Senior School

This course encourages deeper questioning and provides an opportunity to formulate rational arguments about abstract and intellectually stimulating topics. The course also complements the PSHE programme in encouraging students to consider different viewpoints and cultural perspectives, to reflect upon their own subjective experiences and their own place in society. They express their own views openly and confidently, which are then supported by logical reasons and evidence.

Each year, girls choose topics to study from the options below. Key Stage 3 girls also study Philosophy.


Year 7

Branding and Corporate Image
Cookery in French
Girls' Hour Radio Programme
Self Portrait on a Ceramic Tile


Year 8

Spanish through Art
Feminism in Culture
Investigating World Foods


Year 9

The Modernist Movement
Bronze Art Award
Introduction to Film Analysis
Global Perspectives


Year 10

American Politics
Science and Literature
The Matrix of Knowledge (pre-history to 1700)
Community Outreach Project


Year 11

World Cinema
Evolution of Comedy on Stage and Screen
Matrix of Knowledge (1700 to present)


The Wollstonecraft Lecture Programme

A series of high quality, fortnightly lectures are delivered by outside speakers to provoke thought and discussion and give our students a flavour of undergraduate university study.

Lectures have included:

Are the Kardashians a postfeminist fairy tale?

Eliza Cummings-Cove, Sociologist and BHS alumna

My Time at Blackheath High and my Career in Journalism

Charlene White, Journalist, ITV Broadcaster and BHS alumna

The Riddle of The Sphinx: Alexander, Caesar and Boneparte in Egypt

Ben Crozier, Teacher of History at Blackheath High

Evolution, genetics and psychology: why do humans differ in their personality, cognitive ability and behaviour?

Dr Kostas Papageorgiou, Lecturer at London Metropolitan University School of Psychology

How to be an Artist

Jeremy WoodBHS parent and Artist

The Challenges of Elite Sport

Fiona Greer, BHS parent, Sportswoman, International polo player & GB Masters swimmer

Surrealism and The Royal Academy

Professor Neil Spinner, Greenwich University, Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor; Professor of Architecture and Digital Theory

The Fast Stream and Careers in the Civil Service

Charlotte Sanderson, Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Understanding and Working in the Law

Helen MilburnGeneral Counsel

Should Women be on the Battlefield? - Careers for Women in the Army

Sgt. Kaz Mort, Army Sergeant 


Sixth Form

To complement their A-level programme, students also follow a non-examined enrichment programme of two lessons per fortnight. They choose one option from:

  • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Cookery and Nutrition
  • Creative Arts