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Blackheath High School (3-18 yrs)

Blackheath High School, Vanbrugh Park, London, UK


An independent school for girls aged from 3 to 18.  Blackheath High School is a unique and historic school and part of Girls' Day School Trust (GDST).

It offers

  • Early Years (Age 3-4)
  • Junior School
  • Senior School 
  • Sixth Firm


Blackheath High School is an exceptional school. It is characterised by passionate teaching, open-mindedness and a warm community atmosphere. In the classroom, our teachers provide the inspiration and support that enable students to flourish.  


  • Day
  • Girls Only

Age Group Range :

3 To 18

Number of Pupils :


Phone :

020 8853 2929


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Admission Criteria :


Selection Details :

Girls enter our Foundation Stage at age 3 when they join Nursery, and at age 4 move into our Reception classes. The vast majority of girls continue at Blackheath High into the Junior School

We offer the follwing main entry points into the school:

  • Nursery 3+
  • Reception 4+
  • Senior School 11+
  • Sixth Form 16+


3+ Entry Nursery

Admission is based upon an informal meeting with a member of our EYFS team. This takes place in our Nursery with the child and her parents in the Autumn term prior to our Sep Nursery intake. Interviews are offered in order of the applications that have been recieved. Girls must be aged 3 by the Aug 31 in order to enter a nursery class in the following Sep .


4+ Reception:  additional 8 Places

The majority of the Nursery girls progress from Nursery to Reception.  Parents may register their interest and they will be contacted durng Autumn term preceeding the Sep reception start date. There is an informal assessment for Reception Entry in January preceeding their Sep start date. Girls are invited into our Nursery setting and take part in various activities, this is a short visit and parents are not expected to stay. Parents will be notified in writing of the outcome of the assessment in two weeks.


7+ Entry and Occasional places in Years 1-6

There is a alimited number of places available. Gilrs are invited into school to sit assessments in Maths and English. 


Entry to Senior School at 11+ and 13+

Entrance exam and interview



Fees :

Senior School - £5,713 per term  ( £17,139 p.a)

Junior School - £4,664 per term  (£13,992  p.a)

Nursery - £3,630 per term  (£1890 p.a)

Scholarships :

We offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to girls who demonstrate excellent potential on entry to Year 7, Year 9 and Year 12 only.

Results :

Blackheath High Girls School - A Level Results - 2020

  • 58% were A*/A
  • 84% of A level grades were A*, A or B

Blackheath High Girls School - A Level Results - 2019

  • 29% were A*/A
  • 60% of A level grades were A*, A or B

Blackheath High Girls School - GCSE Results - 2020

  • 48% were A* (9/8)
  • 72% A*/A (9-7)

Leavers Destination :

Blackheath High School Leaver's Destinations

Leavers Destination 2020 2019 2018 2017
Camberwell School of Art 2      
Goldsmiths, University of London 1   2  
Imperial College, London 1      
Lancaster University1 1   2  
Loughborough University 1   1  
Queen Mary, University of London 4   1  
Royal Hallway, University of London 1      
University of Edinburgh 2      
University COllege London 1      
University of Bath 3   1  
University of East Anglia 1   1  
University of Exter 1   2  
University of Leeds 2      
University of Liverpool 1   3  
University of London 1      
University of Manchaster 1      
University of Nottingham 1   1  
University of Reading 1   2  
University of Warwick 1   2  
University of York 1   1  
Brunel University     1  
Canterbury UCA     1  
Cardiff Uni     1  
Central St Martins     1  
Kings College, University of London     1  
Kingston School of Art     3  
Kingston Uni     1  
NewCastle Uni     1  
University of Birmingham     1  
University of Bristol     1  
University of Essex     1  
University of Greenwich     1  
University of Hull     1  
University of Roehampton     1  
University of Southamptom     1  
Canterbury Christ Church Uni        


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