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  • Blackheath High Junior School
    Weymess Road
    Blackheath
    London
    SE3 0TF
  • Head: Mrs Sarah Skevington
  • T 020 8852 1537
  • F 020 8463 0040
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.blackheath…school.gdst.net
  • An independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Greenwich
  • Pupils: 365
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: £10,890 - £13,992 pa
  • Open days: Open Morning - Saturday 12 October & School in Action Mornings - come and visit us on a normal school day to see lessons in action - Thursday 7 November & Wednesday 13 November
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Linked schools: Blackheath High School

What says..

Parents say the happy pupils we saw at lunchtime cannot wait to get to school in the morning. They might be described as ‘bright and sparky, polite and well mannered, kind and empathetic. It’s not for kids who want to be pushed, graded or constantly winning.’ And as for self-portraits, a parent obliged: ‘A nice mixture from different backgrounds and cultures who all want their daughters to enjoy learning.’ One parent with a talent for slogan writing summed it up: ‘Childhood is not a race and at BHH they enjoy the journey’...

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What the school says...

Our Junior School nurtures girls in their most formative years, introducing children to the world of learning. The foundations are laid for independent study, an understanding of the world of today, their role within it and the ability to problem solve. Our Junior School girls have enquiring minds and the motivation to succeed. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head of juniors

Since 2012, Sarah Skevington (early 50s), LLB Sheffield PGCE, formerly head of the school’s early years dept. She practised as a solicitor specialising in family law then retrained as a teacher. She has taught throughout the EYFS and key stages 1 and 2 at local state primaries including Brindishe Lee – ‘outstanding’ in every category – and Invicta, which she found both challenging and inspirational.

She went to school in Greenwich, at St Ursula’s and has raised her family here. Her three grown-up children attended a co-ed school, but since teaching at a GDST school she really appreciates ‘what single sex can do for girls’, and as a working mother has ‘sympathy for working parents’. In her spare time she likes walking in Greenwich Park and lots of...

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Special Education Needs

Our SEN provision is child-centred, inclusive and directed by the member of staff, specifically appointed for Learning Support. Having identified each child's strengths and weaknesses, using a range of assessment tools, an Individual Education Plan is drawn up to meet the specific needs of a pupil.

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