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Mrs Argile is reducing her environmental impact with these thoughtful changes, and we are encouraging our entire school community to think of ways they can do the same - let's inspire each other! What do you pledge for the ?


An excellent pledge idea from Ms Richards looking at how we can reduce our impact on our environment. What changes can you make to your daily routines that add up to a big change over the ?#140thAnniversary


Our is off to a great start, with pledges from staff, students and their parents coming in. Mrs Chandler-Thompson has made an ambitious pledge to not print a SINGLE thing for the entire year. Wow!


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Lots of wonderfully creative design solutions from years 6 and 8 in today's Architecture Day. Well done everyone!


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Another great year of design from our Year 6 and 8 students on Architecture day. Thanks to Mr Masters and his team for organising and inviting such inspiring speakers


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Fran, Nisha & Katie. Our GDST alumnae and design director, architect and project manager respectively, who gave up a day to take part in our amazing Architecture Day. Winners to follow! TM


A real pleasure to welcome ‘Old Girls’” of Mary Datchelor Grammar School, the original home of the stunning Datchelor Glass, to school for afternoon tea and viewing of the glass in its new home. Thank you for coming, ladies!


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Have a look if you are booking your holidays soon 😎 You could raise over £120 for if you use to book your holiday and buy your travel essentials. If just five of us do this, we'll raise over £600 for FREE! Visit:


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Fitness Club started with a BANG 💥 well done to everyone 🤩🤩


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The U16 netball team played their first fixture of the term ending with a great 28-7 victory over Plumstead manor. Some fantastic shooting, brilliant interceptions and super team work on display. Well done 👏🏻 pom Ezi


This week's Wollstonecraft Speaker Series talk will be delivered by Lily MacDonald on the themes of Ambition and Action - looking forward to it!


Thank you for your support 🙂


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Thank you! We're so excited to be at Blackheath today!


Today we have announced a whole-school pledge to protect our maritime environment. Together with we pledge to highlight the vital role of clean oceans in our curriculum and work towards becoming London's first Ocean Friendly school


To celebrate our 140th year, we are encouraging our whole school community to make environmentally-focussed pledges to change our world for the better. The focus of pledges will be: Spring: Reduce Summer: Reuse Autumn: Recycle


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Eco-anxiety is robbing young people of their childhoods - adults must teach climate change responsibly says GSA Head ⁦⁩ ⁦⁦⁩ | The Independent


Great to see in The Independent leading on the role schools have to play in the climate crisis:“As teachers,we need to empower students to understand their own agency and highlight what they can do to make a positive change...big or small”


What's not to love! Glad to see Year 1 enjoying Taekwondo.


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Year 6 enjoying getting back into hockey 🏑 💪🏻


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A very happy new year to all followers, here's to another great year of fun-raising 🥳 - Quiz Night booking coming soon, sort your teams! - remember you can donate clean, quality, unwanted uniform at juniors or seniors now - lots more to come so watch this space!


Welcome back to school, everyone! This is a particularly special first day back, as it also marks our 140th birthday. Stay tuned to hear about our environmentally-focussed which will take place throughout 2020


Hard to imagine a more welcoming bunch - great teamwork girls!


In recent STEAM Club activities, the girls learned simple chemical reactions whilst making delicious fudge.


As part of our Bookbuzz programme, our girls were able to select and take home a book from a list of 17 titles!


In celebration of Wellbeing Week 2020, our Music Scholars invite you and your little one to join us at the Senior School on Wednesday 22 January for a musical adventure. Further details and registration:


With Christmas just around the corner, turn up your speakers and celebrate with the Blackheath High School Christmas Single! Merry Christmas everyone!


With a staggering 38.45 seconds on the tuba, we are happy to announce the winner of the Long Note Competition...


Wishing everyone a restful and happy Christmas 🎄 🌟 ☃️


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So gorgeous. Lovely way to begin the 7 day countdown to Christmas. Have a great break BHS superstars.


We are all feeling very spoilt - and full - this afternoon. Even the sprouts were delicious!


After a spectacularly melodic December, we're excited to share our music with you & your little ones in 2020. Register for Classics for Kids below:


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We’ll be playing this at our Junior singalong this afternoon. Lovely to see so many “old” Junior girls and big sisters in there. Well done everyone 👏👏👏


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Last day of term and having a blast with independent research- they seriously are loving it and I’ve learnt something new.


Move over Simon Cowell, these Blackheath High girls have the X-Factor! Introducing our very own Christmas single🎄☃️🎄watch it here:


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So proud of our dance company girls using their 4a time for extra rehearsals this week. 🙌🏼


Well done to all candidates!


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. House captains and decs made by them with our laser printer and sold for . Paragon made the biggest profit but very close. £242.60 on the way to a very good cause.


Year 7 had a great time learning about the bone structure by dissecting chicken legs in Science! They even identified the tendons and ligaments at the joint


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“It’s behind you...!!!!” Year 11 Panto Trip to get us into the festive spirit! 🎭🎄


Academic studies are brought to life by frequent visits and trips and our girls benefit greatly from learning outside of the classroom. Our extensive programme of trips begins from Nursery School age, with girls enjoying residential trips from Year 5, and continues into Sixth Form.

Trips, such as a recent visit to Iceland, develop strong global and cultural awareness.

Our students visit conferences, museums, art galleries, theatres, farms, and many other places of interest. We are fortunate to be close enough to Central London to take advantage of its wealth of opportunities, while also having good transport routes to rural areas of Kent and Sussex and Europe.

Residential trips allow more time for in-depth learning and bring many other benefits including the development of independence and confidence.

Recent Senior School Day Trips

  • Biology Field trip for A-level students

  • British Museum and Chinatown for Year 7

  • Christmas Market Trip to Cologne for Years 9, 10 11 13

  • Design Museum and V&A for Year 9

  • Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions: , Bronze, Silver & Gold for Years 9-13

  • French Battlefields

  • Geography Field trip to Juniper Hall

  • Geography Field trip to Whitstable

  • Geography Lecture at Wimbledon High School (GDST) for A-level students

  • Globe Theatre for GCSE and A-level Drama students

  • Kew Gardens Art Field trip

  • Model United Nations Competitions

  • PGL residential weekend for Year 7

  • PGL residential weekend for Year 8

  • Playhouse Theatre for Year 10 Drama students

  • Rome for RS students

  • Ski trip to Switzerland

  • Venice for Music students

Recent Senior School Residential Trips

Cambodia and Laos

A rewarding and breath-taking experience with many highs, some tears (joyful ones), amazing food and the chance to see one of the seven Wonders of the World – Angkor Wat.

This three week trip included volunteer charity work for homeless children in Oropesa, four-day trek of the Salkantay trail and visits to Machu Picchu and Cucso.

A week travelling in China with visits to Beijing, the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China. The students also attended lessons at our partner school.

The annual ski trip last year was to Torgon, Switzerland.

Geography trip to see the Northern Lights and a glacier in Thorsmork.

Three week expedition during which the students climbed Mount Kinabalu, swam by the Tarp islands, visited an Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, studied turtle and shark conservation and gained their PADI diving certificates.

A visit to the Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, the island of Capri and Sorrento including climbing Mount Vesuvius.

New York City
A fieldtrip for GCSE and A level Art students in New York with visits to the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim and the Metropolitan Museum.

A fascinating cultural eleven day tour of India. Students hiked in the Himalayas, explored the city of Delhi, helped at an orphanage and a school for disadvantaged children, visited marveled at the Taj Mahal and visited places of worship.

Recent Junior School Trips


  • Greenwich Park


  • The Old Royal Naval College
  • Black History Workshop
  • Museum Of Childhood
  • National Gallery or Tate Modern
  • The Woodland Trust Farm
  • The Naval College

Year 1

  • Globe Theatre
  • Art Gallery - Tate Modern
  • Transport Museum
  • Trip to Post Office
  • Kinetic Science Theatre
  • Greenwich Park

Year 2

  • Kew Gardens
  • Theatre Trip - Greenwich
  • The National Gallery
  • Ragged School Museum

Year 3

  • Theatre Trip
  • Old Royal Naval College
  • National Maritime Museum

Year 4

  • London Zoo
  • Art Museum Visit - Dulwich Picture Gallery
  • Royal Institution Science Show

Year 5

  • Ice Skating at Bluewater
  • Wallace Collection
  • Residential trip to Liddington

Year 6

  • Bowling at Surrey Quays
  • Royal Institution Science Show
  • Theatre Trip - The Globe
  • Residential trip to France