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24/11/20

Retweeted From Mrs Richards MCCT 👩‍🔬

7B and I watched the Cirque de Soleil video and were absolutely entranced. A lovely way to start the day. https://t.co/OIuzJbIGRZ

24/11/20

Retweeted From GDSTSkills

A great opportunity for students to take part in live work experience programmes with top employers via https://t.co/vnBlpP7QkI What sector or company will you find out more about? sounds pretty cool. Apply now https://t.co/Kku9USYams

24/11/20

👋 Florence 🐶❤️

24/11/20

We love this, Florence! 🐶 https://t.co/WsYLVzTnei

24/11/20

A reminder of this Thursday’s Talks event, open to parents and alumnae: ‘Helping your child understand : how to support their and development in a world post Covid’, with via Zoom: Thurs 26th Nov, at 6pm 👇 - https://t.co/O93MVRcvAG https://t.co/FJnjnatcVq

24/11/20

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Love our inspirational displays Juniors https://t.co/LuxowZ0dt9

24/11/20

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Someone will be missing her.. https://t.co/GarwtxIT12

24/11/20

Retweeted From M-C Bonnar

Y5 enjoying the session by this afternoon! https://t.co/QcBWU4ycQk

24/11/20

Retweeted From TuneUp Arts

Great to see enjoying https://t.co/FAWh1remOS

24/11/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Our year 8s working hard at Hockey and Run club yesterday afternoon. https://t.co/AKDz8CU3lm

24/11/20

Thank you again for joining us!

24/11/20

We can’t wait

24/11/20

We can’t wait to take part in today 🎼☺️ https://t.co/fxDVVHRicH

23/11/20

Retweeted From GirlsDaySchoolTrust

“We need to be working doubly hard with this generation of young women to ensure they can see what they might be one day…” The 's CEO Cheryl Giovannoni's full speech at the https://t.co/CgyBWfSToM

23/11/20

Working with bots today in Year 2! https://t.co/4thQFx89Ig

23/11/20

Big smiles in Year 2 art class today! https://t.co/5Araps6T0D

20/11/20

So happy to have welcomed Operatic Tenor Brian Smith Walters to our Wollstonecraft Speaker Series, who not only sang beautifully, he also gave the girls a brilliant insight in to the world of performing arts. Thank you ! https://t.co/iyScEwSIYf

19/11/20

Brilliant work, girls! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/LcjxqkwFXW

19/11/20

Retweeted From GDST Alumnae Network

Dr Woodman is a Psychology Consultant at , Guys and St Thomas' . On 26 November she will talking about 's impact on young people's mental health and development. Open to parents & Alumnae. Contact your school to book a place. https://t.co/nbYglJD7zT

19/11/20

Retweeted From Steven Henderson

wonderful to hear about Diwali experiences from our students in this morning’s assembly, with some superb dancing! https://t.co/ikqRGQO19B

19/11/20

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Started my day with a great big smile after a brilliant assembly from our students on Diwali and what it means to them. You can’t not smile after watching them dance! https://t.co/uZJ1QUshTS

18/11/20

Love this, Year 9! https://t.co/t4wymBiy6b

18/11/20

Retweeted From Mrs Richards MCCT 👩‍🔬

Direction of light and making periscopes with . Watch out, these girls can see round corners and over desks now https://t.co/aNnfrCJrAu

17/11/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

One half for our Year 7 netballers training hard. Working on keeping possession 🙌🏻 https://t.co/dmDu0edEXd

16/11/20

Amazing work girls! Our Junior School has raised over £500 and still counting for https://t.co/NxH30dq6PQ

16/11/20

Enjoying some special lunches in the Senior School today! https://t.co/uMdKoLDKYF

16/11/20

Amazing work 5B! Happy https://t.co/v2uX6Uu1Uo

16/11/20

It was lovely to meet all our brilliant 11+ candidates this weekend. You were all amazing. https://t.co/uBvmrCvlda

16/11/20

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Fascinating Diwali assembly from this morning with some beautiful images from the Ramayana manuscripts. Happy Diwali to all our families! https://t.co/JAta0HeK3G

16/11/20

Lovely smiles from 5H! https://t.co/0tuHXWpqTU

16/11/20

More celebrations here at Blackheath High Junior School 😊 https://t.co/ceG0663TaE

16/11/20

We're celebrating in school today. Happy Diwali everyone! https://t.co/TTydiYDR8T

12/11/20

Retweeted From GDST Alumnae Network

Launching Talks... a series of online seminars for GDST parents & alumnae. From helping children cope with to teaching them about racism, expert speakers break down key issues right now — https://t.co/whdLOoiNmJ

12/11/20

Spot the difference! Year 1 dressed-up in spots today, having fun and raising money for https://t.co/7xCYfur0b8

12/11/20

Brilliant work 👏👏👏 https://t.co/kytSm7hK90

12/11/20

Amazing work by everyone in our Junior School who are raising money for today. We love the creative hairstyles! 👏👏👏 https://t.co/X8zG6tLeMW

11/11/20

Year 9 practising new tricks at today’s table tennis club 🤩🏓 https://t.co/X5u5EzpfdR

Careers

Throughout their time at Blackheath High School, students benefit from high quality careers events. These are designed to broaden their knowledge, inspire students to understand they can follow any career path they wish; challenging their preconceptions of the world of work.

Key to the success of our careers events are the close links with business professionals that we have fostered. Over the past few years students have been fortunate enough to meet representatives from STEM related industries, as well as PR gurus, actors, corporate executives and lawyers to name but a few of the network of helpers who have made Blackheath careers events so helpful.

For example, in March we hosted an invite-only Women in Leadership conference for our students, specifically designed to promote and develop the skills necessary for young women to access leadership roles, in whatever context. It was purposefully situated in National Careers Week as it is part of the Blackheath High School Careers Programme which aims to help foster a culture of aspiration and determination amongst students. Our speakers included: a journalist, a former editor and director of a charity, a former reality TV star who is currently blazing a trail for feminism and humanitarianism, a novelist, a businesswoman and leader of an award-winning PR company, a communications-skills expert, a director of an investment management company, the London Ambassador for the English Speaking Union and the Head of Digital Empowerment at Deloitte UK.

Throughout the day, there was a series of break-out sessions led by visiting speakers where the students were able to focus on specific areas/specialisms, ask questions and develop their confidence whilst improving their knowledge and understanding of what it takes to become an effective leader in the 21st century. 

In addition to participating in events within school, students are also encouraged to gain invaluable work experience within the wider world. In Year 9, students take part in the “Take Your Daughter to Work” event, and in Year 11 all students complete a period of work experience during the summer term.

The Careers department was recently awarded the “Career Mark Award” for providing excellence in career provision.