Welcome to our School and Sixth Form

I would like to personally welcome you to Rivington and Blackrod High School and Sixth Form. We provide an excellent education in all areas of the curriculum and learning opportunities which help students to recognise their unique qualities, develop their skills and ambitions and achieve their aims in the rapidly changing technological world of today. Rivington and Blackrod High School is a Church of England voluntary controlled 11-18 High School founded in 1566 by the Bishop of Durham. The school has held an important place in this community for centuries, many of our students have parents and grandparents who themselves were educated here.  We want every young person to succeed, knowing and feeling that they matter. We provide the very best care, guidance and...

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Tue, 2nd December 2014

Year 10 Parents Evening (Forms A-F)
The Year 10 Parents Evening will take place on Tuesday 2nd December 2014 at Rivington and Blackrod High...

Thu, 11th December 2014

Year 10 Parents Evening (Forms G-L)
The Year 10 Parents Evening will take place on Thursday 11th December 2014 at Rivington and Blackrod High...

Students support Anti-Bullying Campaign

Students and staff at Rivington and Blackrod High School are proud to be continuing their tradition of supporting anti-bullying week with a host of activities focused on the theme of ‘Let’s stop bullying for all’. Every year the Anti-Bullying Alliance coordinate national Anti-Bullying Week; a week where children, young people and schools come together with one aim: to stop bullying. The activities are taking place this week -  17th November 2014 and will include lessons and activities educating students to recognise and eradicate all forms of bullying. The week’s activities...

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Latest News

  • Hillsborough Talk

    Our year 10 GCSE Drama students were able to experience first-hand accounts of the footballing disaster of ‘Hillsborough’ when guest speaker Peter Etherington came into Rivington and Blackrod High School. This year will mark the fifth year...

  • WJEC GCSE English Literature Set Texts

    Dear Parent/Guardian Your son/daughter is following the WJEC GCSE English Literature course this year and will sit the external examinations for this subject in May. As part of the course your son/daughter has to study the following set texts on...

  • Author, Sam Angus visits RBHS

    Sam Angus, author of the book Soldier Dog, came into Rivington and Blackrod High School to talk to year 7 students about her books and in particular her new book called, ‘Captain’. Sam was an inspiration to the students, telling them about how...

  • News from the Old Rivingtonians

    There are few former pupil associations in the country with a longer continuous history than the Old Rivingtonians Association.  It was founded in 1904 and has a membership in excess of 200.  It is an association which is an integral part...

  • School is awarded Gold IIP Award

    Rivington and Blackrod High School is committed to the development and wellbeing of its staff and that is official. The school has been awarded the Gold Investors in People Award for the third time running. The award is an internationally...

   

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Rivington and Blackrod High School
Rivington Lane
Rivington
Bolton
BL6 7RU

Tel: 01204 333266
Fax: 01204 333264
Email: head@rbhs.co.uk

Lower School and The Pathway Centre
Albert Street
Horwich
Bolton
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Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form
Rivington Lane
Rivington
Bolton
BL6 7RU

Tel: 01204 333266
Fax: 01204 333264
Email: sixthform@rbhs.co.uk

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