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23/07/19

Rising stars in Year 11 have impressed across the board in their work experience placements. Read more here: https://t.co/p4KwFMEaex

19/07/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

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19/07/19

"The only barriers are ones you have built yourself". Great advice from Apple in Year 12 on how to make the most of your summer break to step out of your comfort zone and look after yourself https://t.co/P3idC5w8hk

16/07/19

When you leave Blackheath High School, you become a member of the GDST's 70,000 strong alumnae network. It’s hard to pick just one winner for the 2019 Alumna of the Year - but you can read through the shortlist and cast your vote here: https://t.co/CNGBmhMJVa

10/07/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Bye bye and Nurse Sue https://t.co/JdgibYNPBy

10/07/19

It's not the end of term without the school song! Happy holidays to all 😃 https://t.co/Mh413rOBKs

09/07/19

It's always a joy to have alumnae back in school to inspire and encourage us. Thank you for speaking at Prize Giving https://t.co/0YN1Pp7LTD

08/07/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

A lovely sunny morning for our last rowing session of this year ☀️🙌🏻🚣🏼‍♀️ https://t.co/cw4ynFu5td

08/07/19

Retweeted From CRUK Blackheath shop

Enormous thanks to kindly donating all the proceeds from facepainting at their recent camp night. Such a kind & generous gesture enormously appreciated by 💖🤩😘🤜🤛💫💥🌸 https://t.co/AjbOPfU32A

08/07/19

No amount of rain could dampen spirits at the camp night over the weekend!

04/07/19

Incredible! https://t.co/pHOsUZUhNe

03/07/19

Retweeted From GDST Skills

Great to visit students from and doing work experience today. Students asked brilliant questions to vice chairman Edward Bonham Carter who encouraged them to be resilient, flexible and curious https://t.co/X7mzoSkjhy

03/07/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

council proudly displaying their potato harvest from the playground planters (courtesy ) . Owen of will be cooking them for lunch tomorrow produce! https://t.co/LQpHw9cw2t

03/07/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Last HIIT of the term , and you all absolutely smashed it! 💪✌️🙌 Well done for all your hard work and commitment to Wednesday morning fitness. Keep up the TABATAS over the summer! 🌞 https://t.co/epGlWitvvr

02/07/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Only ..a moving performance 🤣 https://t.co/YY0fpyWAOv

02/07/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

summer concert - pure joy! https://t.co/fU4Oy5ooZK

02/07/19

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

What a concert! Well done - totally unforgettable! https://t.co/KGxqZhIdWC

02/07/19

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Ready for another wonderful concert in a beautiful venue https://t.co/0twkknaYyY

02/07/19

Retweeted From Hollie Pearne-Webb

We can not underestimate the importance of sport and the benefits that we get from it.We need more media coverage of Womens sport so that girls get to see the amazing female role models that are out there and don't give up on sport themselves.

02/07/19

As we rally behind the , our Head, Carol Chandler-Thompson, talks to The about how an increase in awareness of women’s sport must begin with girls at school https://t.co/gKvga9cDXc

02/07/19

Retweeted From Hollie Pearne-Webb

Thank you for having me! I had a wonderful evening celebrating with you all!

02/07/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

inspiring evening. ❤️our Junior https://t.co/ymfLcM2QFv

02/07/19

Retweeted From Alexandra Anderson

What a fantastic evening watching so many talented girls collecting their sports awards. So proud to watch my daughter pick up a hockey award from Doesn’t get better than that! https://t.co/VyFlPgbKES

02/07/19

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Thank you ⁦⁩ for an inspiring message to all our ⁦⁩ sportswomen this evening - celebrate your successes and be able to acknowledge your strengths. Well done ⁦⁩ on a fab evening 🏆🤸🏾‍♂️🤸🏻‍♀️🏏🎽🏐🏑 https://t.co/vjNx9qdax7

01/07/19

It's been a great year for sport at Blackheath High, and we can't wait to celebrate our students' achievements at the Sports Awards Dinner with Olympic gold medallist this evening.

01/07/19

Well done and good luck to Sydney who will be starting her highly sought-after placement this week. https://t.co/kQMfTpdQPn

01/07/19

Retweeted From GRΔCΣ

Thank you 4 a most fabulous prom & giving our girls a really special evening. Have watched these girls grow, thrive & prosper into such happy, confident & awesome women. Thank you 4 their amazing education, your care, support & superb teaching 🙏🏼 https://t.co/yIAeudQc30

01/07/19

Retweeted From Catherine Maddison

sixth form ball silent disco ❤️ https://t.co/DknoejVR6G

01/07/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

having a lovely picnic with little sisters, brothers, grandparents and parents https://t.co/5tclbG2KRf

28/06/19

Let the Tug-o-war commence! https://t.co/pJuVGfS9wQ

28/06/19

First rounders match of the afternoon, go girls! https://t.co/8sGeizE2zx

28/06/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Now time for the house cricket and rounders competitions ❤️💛💚💙 https://t.co/uh9JouXpTS

28/06/19

Exhausted and having a break in the midday sun. Great job already girls! https://t.co/ERgY4HR0cK

28/06/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

And we’re off! Let’s go sports day!! Best day of the year! https://t.co/JsfQ8UfWYB

28/06/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

House spirit in full force 💛❤️💚💙 https://t.co/Xi8Cl1IqIp

28/06/19

Great supportive energy and spirit already on Sports Day today! https://t.co/QBNZIjTB6S

27/06/19

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Shaken not stirred? Loving Junior orchestra getting ready for next week’s summer concert. https://t.co/G2pr1dF5ph

27/06/19

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

What a great afternoon for the Year 3 cricket teams who played some friendly games of turbo cricket with Blackheath Prep. A fun afternoon in the sun for everyone 💪🏻🏏☀️ https://t.co/q78z2DwTRl

27/06/19

Retweeted From Blackheath Science

Spotted this female Holly Blue butterfly taking a rest on the nettles in our wildlife area this afternoon . https://t.co/8ZKtTP3DWF

27/06/19

Retweeted From Blackheath Science

Butterflies inside and out here today . Our Painted Lady caterpillars have become chrysalides (here's one caught on camera, 2nd from left). It's at this stage that the extraordinary process of metamorphosis happens. https://t.co/JYpTMPlcEw

Trips

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.

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

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.


Click here to view and download our Co-curricular brochure with further information on trips

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.

Peru
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.

China
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.

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

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

Borneo
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.

Sorrento
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.

India
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

Nursery

  • Greenwich Park

Reception

  • 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