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28/03/20

We are working on it ☺️

28/03/20

Lovely to hear from you, Kate. Pleased to say we are working on this 😊 https://t.co/pjCw5UfiqK

25/03/20

Yes, ’s lunches are hard to beat. Missed by all https://t.co/d76Ciz78s1

25/03/20

Such an important point , glad we are all finding ways to replace the conversations we miss - whether a quick 'catch up' outside a classroom or learning in lessons 😁 https://t.co/aCBlApL9dp

25/03/20

A real team effort, ! Her desk set-up is an inspiration to us all 😍 https://t.co/5fAV6XJS7K

25/03/20

Awesome work! Good to see clubs going online! https://t.co/PDgR9h4w4k

25/03/20

Retweeted From BHS Junior English

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25/03/20

Thank you - we love hearing stories like this! https://t.co/kWCjVuQQhE

24/03/20

Brilliant work all around 🤗 https://t.co/kj9EvJwFnm

24/03/20

Great to hear! Keep up the good work Mrs M! 🤹‍♀️ https://t.co/YKGdp5I6gj

24/03/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

Year 5 learning all about the Components of Fitness 🏋🏼‍♀️ home circuits being created and performed! Yes keep up the great work 👊🏻👌👍 https://t.co/HxjqR7ZL0s

24/03/20

Thank you Audible! https://t.co/xxxXJGotVp

23/03/20

Brilliant to hear 🙂 https://t.co/zB1P4DGPsy

23/03/20

Absolutely brilliant - keep up the good work everyone! https://t.co/O7T7LIw4aW

23/03/20

Clearly the exercise is doing the trick - they look so spritely!

23/03/20

and at home! https://t.co/x9uA3evOkV

23/03/20

Great to see students of key workers keeping fit at school... https://t.co/ihyD8aS6kL

20/03/20

A reminder to everyone 😊 https://t.co/PzwnYRBjPN

20/03/20

We are now continuing our girls’ education through our Guided Home Learning method for all students and the Blackheath High School buildings are now closed except to provide critical support to our incredible key workers. https://t.co/3q27u3Hz22

20/03/20

We couldn’t agree more! https://t.co/VPOaqnDFef

20/03/20

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

If you needed any more encouragement to look at this experiment . Wiping slices of white bread with clean hands, iPads, unwashed hands etc and see what happens 😱 https://t.co/TVYNpLCnkS

20/03/20

We are all so grateful and proud of our community in these challenging times, keep it up! https://t.co/gEdtLrVZZf

18/03/20

❤️ https://t.co/jgNu4oyV4D

18/03/20

Retweeted From Steven Henderson

Guided Home Learning provision starts from tomorrow. Students: remember to use Firefly and email if not in school. Looking forward to seeing you either in school or on-line tomorrow.

18/03/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

GREASE LIGHTNING 💃🏽✨ https://t.co/QgLCHk1o6a

13/03/20

Retweeted From Natalie Argile

Another STEAM week, another ‘Masters’ class for staff. Thanks to Mr Masters for giving up his time to teach us to draw! https://t.co/47XSoKWDb7

13/03/20

Quite a treat to have a surprise flash mob appear in reception today, featuring the BHS invention, the Boghorn! https://t.co/q923mn1grk

13/03/20

Sixth Form had a great Skype conversion with analytical research assistant , where they learnt about her role of analysing proteins in cancerous and normal tissues. Thank you Erin! https://t.co/si7uuFrPLp

13/03/20

What an excellent week of activities we had for this week! Including a CSI Day, virtual reality, making recyclable bunting and learning more about sustainability in the environment. https://t.co/ulbwDYQ37K

13/03/20

Retweeted From BlackheathHigh Sport

WAKE UP + WORK OUT 🏋🏽‍♀️🔥 come and join the fun! 7:30am Monday, Wednesday and Friday! https://t.co/VcaIxv75pN

12/03/20

Blackheath High Junior School in action 👏👏👏 https://t.co/32B8sXUKGK

11/03/20

Year 10 are hosting a Senior Citizen's tea party with an 'Under the Sea' theme today. Fabulous decorations and smiles all around! https://t.co/VhlsRJ0FPb

11/03/20

Retweeted From Rebecca Richards 🧪

Making electronic quizzes with . Some excellent (and tricky) questions. I will hang my certificate from Mia and Katie up with pride (I didn’t know pizza originated in Greece!) https://t.co/ZEiuYpeRDi

11/03/20

It was a pleasure to welcome alumna back to school today to talk to Year 7 about her career as a journalist, give tips on interview technique and provide insight into the news that surrounds us. Thank you, Geraldine! https://t.co/3FO5ecoI2Z

11/03/20

Thank you so much for coming in and kick-starting Year 7's Journalism Day! https://t.co/xHJVHPl1XP

11/03/20

Entry for Year 11 Crime Scene Investigators only ⛔️🧪🔎 https://t.co/dIaBTfOt8V

11/03/20

The Mighty Boghorn returns! https://t.co/Qei6U3Uhyn

11/03/20

Retweeted From Blackheath Science

British Science Week is here! We're so excited https://t.co/pOsLIsypqS

Admissions

Our students are bright, confident and enthusiastic learners with high expectations of themselves. They are prepared to step outside their comfort zones to test themselves and enjoy the new challenges and experiences that we offer.

At Blackheath High School, academic excellence is underpinned by an extensive array of co-curricular opportunities and we pride ourselves on the diversity and inclusivity of our school community. Applications are welcomed from girls and families who will embrace an environment where girls aim high, individuality is prized and girls are determined to make a difference in all they do.

To discuss the possibility of your daughter joining Blackheath High School, whatever stage they have reached in their education, please contact our Admissions team: 

Details of our forthcoming open and taster events can be found in the 'Visit us' section of our website. 

Click here to access our online application form and downloadable document

View our 'Important dates for 11+ Admissions' document

View our 'Important dates for 13+ Admissions' document

View our 'Important dates for 16+ Admissions' document

Click here to pay your deposit

Senior School applications for Year 7 entry

This should be submitted in the first half of the Autumn term (deadline date TBC), when your daughter is in Year 6. Please let us know, in as much detail as possible, about your daughter’s interests so that we gain a full picture of her as an individual. 

Complete our online application form

11+ Admissions

We welcome applicants to sit 11+ examinations in English, Mathematics and Verbal Reasoning.​

We will also contact your daughter’s school for a reference to gain further background information about her progress and interests.

Selected 11+ applicants are invited to an individual interview. This is a friendly, informal session to help us to get to know your daughter better.

At the same time as the 11+ interview, our Head meets a small group of applicants’ parents to answer any queries that they may have about the school and its ethos.

In February (shortly before the half term), we dispatch our offer letters each and parents have until the beginning of March to accept a place for their daughter in Year 7. 

WELCOME Afternoon FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

We appreciate what an important decision choosing your daughter’s future education is. We therefore invite all girls we offer places to, to visit us with their parents for an afternoon in February after the half term break. The girls have another opportunity to spend time in our school with our pupils and teachers. Their parents can meet with our Senior Leadership Team who will talk them through how we help settle our new pupils happily into Blackheath High.

At the beginning of July we invite our new Year 7 girls and their parents to an evening meeting to discuss the move into our Senior School.  The girls meet their form tutors and parents learn about school uniform requirements, the foreign language choices that we offer our students and all the clubs and societies that we run.

13+ Admissions

There are now a small number of scholarships and places available for 13+ admissions. Please see the downloadable 'Important Dates for 13+ Admissions' document, above, for key dates.

Sixth Form Admissions

We welcome gifted girls from local secondary schools into our Sixth Form at Blackheath High School. We also offer a range of scholarships, prizes and means-tested bursaries to students who would really benefit from studying here.

If your daughter wishes to apply for a scholarship or a means-tested bursary in our Sixth Form, she usually needs to apply for a place by early November when she is in Year 11. Our scholarship assessment exams takes place in the middle of November. All 16+ scholarship/bursary candidates sit an hour long examination of three of their chosen subjects.  If candidates nominate Art as one of their assessments, they will need to submit an art portfolio.

The best performing candidates in our Sixth Form scholarship/bursary tests will be invited for a scholarship interview with the Head, who will award Sixth Form scholarships and bursaries to the most deserving girls in Year 11.

We aim to make most of our Sixth Form offers in December. Once your daughter has accepted a place in our Sixth Form, we will invite her to visit the Sixth Form to meet new classmates and gain further information about the subjects that they will be studying.

Sixth Form Information Evening

In the autumn term, we hold an 'Into the Sixth Form' information evening which offers a further chance for prospective Sixth Form students to consider which subjects to study at AS-Level. We warmly welcome their parents to attend and discover the opportunities that we can offer their daughters here at Blackheath High School. For further information and to register your interest, please contact Ms Allen on 0208 557 8448 or a.allen@bla.gdst.net.

 

Occasional Vacancies

Occasional vacancies sometimes arise as a result of families relocating. If you are interested in your daughter joining in Years 8 to 10, do contact our Senior Admissions team as soon as possible. We also appreciate that families often wish to apply for a place at Blackheath High School midway through the academic year and our Admissions team will be able to guide you further on this. All candidates must pass our entrance examinations in English and Mathematics and attend an interview with our Head. We will then approach their current school for a reference.

Bursary Admissions

If you are interested in applying for a means-tested bursary, please indicate this on your application form. We will then forward you a password so that you can complete the GDST online bursary application form. Your application can then be assessed to ascertain whether or not your family will qualify for a bursary and if so, whether this could be for a full or a partial bursary. 

In order to be awarded such a bursary, your daughter needs to be one of best performing candidates in our January 11+ entrance examinations. She also needs to have impressed us with her potential at interview.

Scholarship Admissions

We also offer a range of Art, Music and Sport scholarships to gifted girls which should be applied for by the end of November.  Girls will be short-listed for assessment in January once we have assessed that they are academically able enough to thrive at Blackheath High.

Girls who perform outstandingly well in our 11+ entrance examinations will be invited to attend an additional scholarship interview with our Head.  Academic scholarships and bursaries will then be awarded, based upon each girl’s potential.

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries