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Our Year 10 Scientists extracted the DNA from strawberries 🍓and kiwis 🥝 today. How exciting to be able to hold the genetic code of fruits in your hands! Fascinating work, Year 10 🧪👏


And here are another two! What the heath lacks in warmth these wintry mornings, it certainly makes up for in beauty.


Such a beautiful sight over the heath this morning - oh, how we love being in Blackheath! A fantastic shot from 📷


Our Sixth Form students have jumped right back into their term-time routine getting active this Friday morning. Whilst the kayaking does look like great fun, we're not envious of those cold waters🥶


Episode 10 of the GDST’s podcast is now live. This episode explores how writing can help ease anxiety with fashion editor and novelist, Harriet Walker . Listen here (or wherever you get your podcasts) 👉


Can you help our students answer their EPQ questions? Year 12 students are beginning work on their extended project qualifications and would love some additional input. View their full list of questions here to see if you can offer any expertise -


Introducing Mr Alaru - our new Deputy Head (Staff and Students) - who has joined us this year. We caught up with him for a 60 second interview to find out more about where he has come from and what he's looking forward to at BHS. Read the interview at👉


Happy New Year one and all! 🎆 As we reflect on 2021, we think of how incredibly proud we are of our students and how hard they worked throughout what was a very challenging year. The resilience of our girls is inspiring, and we can't wait to welcome them back next week!


Shooting for Gold: A New Junior National Ladies Archery Champion 🏆 After a nail-biting final, Year 11 archer, Dotty, secured gold at the Archery Nationals earlier this month, making her the new Junior National Ladies Champion! 🥇 A big congratulations to Dotty! 👏


Instead of their usual Mandarin lesson, our Year 8 students had the opportunity to instead participate in an elegant Chinese dance workshop, featuring classic hand fans and traditional Chinese dance music.  The students had a wonderful time learning the graceful techniques.


During December, parents were invited into their child’s Computer Science lesson to learn how to code. Many parents had never written a word or line of code before, whilst others were already programmers, but everybody learnt something and had great fun!


Our next Classics for Kids session will be taking place on 14 January. In this session, our Music Scholars will be retelling Michael Rosen's story 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' with musical accompaniment. To book your place, visit:


Year 7 donned their wellington boots and made their way to Greenwich Park for our annual charity Welly Walk. Isabella said: "It was very fun, even though we encountered a steep hill, which some decided to try and run up! It was a fun experience for all Year 7 to do together."


Last term, Year 9 went to the Science Museum to experience interactive exhibitions such as 'The Atmosphere' and 'Who Am I?', and finished their day out with a bounce around the trampolining venue at the O2. Read Tilly and Isabella's recount of the day 👉


Wishing Blackheath High School's friends, family and community a very Merry Christmas! 🎄 We hope this festive period is a restful and joyous one for everyone. 🎅


From Lawyers and Barristers 🧑‍⚖️ to Surgeons 🏥 and Psychologists 🧠, we had an incredibly inspiring array of speakers as part of our Wollstonecraft Speaker Series last term. Find out more about the impressive guests we have welcomed here 👉


A big well done to our Junior School girls who came together to raise an impressive £400 for Children in Need last month. Some of the fundraising activities included covering Pudsey Bear with donated coins and decorating Pudsey Bear shaped biscuits - yum! 😋


To reward our French students after a very hard-working term, we could not resist the invitation to a play entirely in French! 🇫🇷 came along to deliver yet another great theatre production for our students: Mon père ne me comprend pas. C'était fantastique!


On our second trips day, Year 8 went to Bore Place Farm where they had a guided tour of a dairy farm and learned about sustainable and organic food. Matilda in Year 8 said: "I absolutely loved the Bore farm trip. There were lots of activities to do, so you were never bored!"


And that's a wrap! To celebrate the end of term we've had quizzes, Christmas lunch, end of term films & music, and even some teacher dodgeball. We'll leave you with this uplifting rendition of Jingle Bells from our Junior Choir, recorded at the Christmas Carol Concert - enjoy!


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Another delicious Christmas lunch from Marcin’s Team Merry Christmas all! 🎄


The festive, yet educational, fun has commenced at our Junior School with our Year 6 Maths Ambassadors. Any guesses (without checking Google) which numbers on an advent calendar are square numbers? 🤔


This is Misha - our Poetry by Heart competition winner. Watch below as she expertly recites the 'The Three Little Pigs' poem by Roald Dahl with complete confidence. We're impressed! We can't even remember what we had for dinner last night...🤔 Great work, Misha! 🏆


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Very proud of ⁦⁩ student Marley’s success 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽




The countdown to the end of term may have begun, but our school trips have not stopped yet! On Monday, our GCSE RS students visited the East London Mosque and St Paul's Cathedral to deepen their understanding of two centres of worship and the place of religion in modern Britain.


Our Junior School girls are doing an absolutely fantastic job of donating to for their Christmas appeal 🛍️ Our Year 6 Sport Prefects gave a great assembly on hygiene poverty, which has clearly inspired many girls to donate their unwanted toiletries!


It's beginning to look a lot like... The festive feeling is very much alive at our Senior School site with the addition of our student-decorated Christmas trees. 🎄 Just one more week until the end of term! We're immensely proud of how hard our girls have worked this year. 👏


Some truly beautiful scenes from our Senior Christmas Concert last night. What a wonderful experience to share the festive spirit with our girls and their families.🎄 Well done to all of the girls that performed and participated, you were all phenomenal! 👏


Our Junior and Senior Christmas Carol Concerts are taking place tonight at this beautiful venue that's right on our doorstep - . We're really looking forward to watching our girls perform the music and readings that they have been rehearsing throughout the term. 🎶


Today, our Year 12 and 13 A-Level Biologists are at the 'Biology in Action' event with , learning about fascinating biology topics such as the wonders of the deep 🐠, gerontology 🧬, bioethics 🧫, and more - all delivered by renowned scientists.


It was a huge pleasure to welcome an audience to a live music event last month. Our first live Teatime Concert for 18-months featured no fewer than 25 performances; from classical violin to French horn, voice to ukulele, the audience thoroughly enjoyed the concert.


Our second trips day is in full effect! Some of our girls are currently offsite taking part in various thrilling activities like Free Jumping, whilst others are enjoying equally exciting workshops onsite delivered by external experts. What a great way to start the weekend! 🌟


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One of our talented Year 6’s competed in the National Taekwondo Championships last week, she went home with a gold and silver medal 🥇🥈Amazing effort !




And the winner is... 🥁 Every year hosts 'The Long Notes Competition', where each competitor is asked to play the longest note they possibly can. Lots of students entered this year, but Isla came out on top with an astounding note length of 42 seconds! 👏


Episode 8 of 's podcast is now live! This week, neuroscientist Dr Cathy Rogers is talking creativity and the curriculum: how we can help to nurture creativity and why this is important. Listen here:


"We were able to see the words we’ve been analysing in our English lessons come to life..." 🎭 Year 11 recently visited the Globe to watch Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'. Read Year 11 student Lucy's recount of the day here >


Happy Hanukkah to everyone celebrating this week, and thank you to Freya for leading assembly this morning 🕎


Over half term, students were given Science projects to deepen their understanding of the topics discussed in lessons. The girls were very creative with their ideas and materials, resulting in some very accurate (and tasty 😋) looking models.




to our Junior School Virtual Open evening

This online event is designed to help you learn more about the exciting school life here at Blackheath High Junior School.



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Simply follow the running order below (recommended for the best viewing experience), clicking and watching the film content as you go, learning about life at Blackheath High Junior School.

Then experience our Q&A Panel Webinar Event with our Head of Junior School, Deputy Head and Head of Years 3 & 4.



'A warm welcome to Blackheath High School'

Head, Mrs Carol Chandler-Thompson 

(1 min)




'Life at Blackheath High Junior School and our Mighty Girls ethos' - hear about our brand new Mighty Girls Challenge Programme

Head of Junior School, Mrs Sarah Skevington

(6 mins)





Deputy Head, Mrs Marie-Clare Gilfedder-Bonnar, talks in detail about our rich curriculum and extensive co-curricular programme. From specialist teachers to Circus Skills, we encourage risk-taking, build resilience, and help every individual girl thrive

(4 mins)





Discover Early Years: From fun French lessons to playdough disco sessions, and even exploring in our Forest School - see a glimpse of the stimulating life at Nursery and Reception.

(4 mins)







Find out more about our specialist teaching from Year 3 onwards in Music, Design & Technology and Sport in our 'Secret Life of Year 3' film

(3 mins)





Director of Sport, Miss Hannah Morrell, shares how the Junior Sports Department inspires each girl to develop a life-long love of sport. From dance to football, cricket to taekwondo, and even mini London marathons on Blackheath

(2 mins)







Meet Gaia and Eleanor, Year 4 pupils, talking about explosions in science lessons, virtual reality trips, and remembering what life is like in Nursery and Reception - all your burning questions answered!

(4 mins)






Discover outdoor learning: See our girls persevering and bravely learning to light a fire as part of bush craft activities.

(2 mins)





Understand the educational benefits of

an all-through school - 

Head, Mrs Chandler-Thompson

(4 mins)






Deputy Head, Mrs Gilfedder-Bonnar,

explains how pupils continued to learn 

and excel with our 

Guided Home Learning

provision during lockdown

(3 mins)






The Head of Junior School, Sarah Skevington's,

Q&A Panel Webinar with Deputy Head and Head of Years 3 & 4

(30 mins)





See the unique and innovative immersive learning experiences pupils enjoy as part of the GDST 


Our Year 6 pupils head to Oxford University's Institute of Maths, for the annual GDST Maths Conference - learn how we inspire the next generation of budding mathematicians

(3 mins)


Inspiring the next generation of scientists:  Pupils extract their DNA at the Royal Institute

(3 mins)





Pupils brew potions, play with language and perform at the GDST Shakespeare Conference

(2 mins)









Enjoy our multi-award winning Junior School Chamber Choir's not one but two performances,  

at the GDST Young Choir of the Year competition, held at the historic Cadogan Hall

(10 mins)











 Take a Virtual 360 Tour of Blackheath High Junior School and Sports Campus. Can you spot all 18 of the brave lionesses hiding throughout our Junior School?


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'GDST Spirit' 

Enjoy this short film to learn about what it means to be a GDST girl





We’d like to thank you for attending our Junior School Virtual Open Evening.

We hope you enjoyed your experience. We would very much welcome any feedback you may have, so please email it to us here. You can explore our website further or download a prospectus below. If you would like us to send you a prospectus pack in the post please contact our Admissions team.

More information on the admissions process can be found here. Alternatively, please do not hesitate to contact our wonderfully warm Admissions department to help guide you through the Admissions process.  

Finally, we have a comprehensive new school transport service to help pupils travel to and from school safely. Find out more here.


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