Welcome to our School and Sixth Form

I would like to offer you a very warm welcome to Rivington and Blackrod High School and Sixth Form. Founded in 1566, our school has held an important place in this community for centuries. We are very proud of our tradition as a successful, forward thinking and caring school. I extend a personal invite to you to visit our school and to see the rich opportunities available for all students supported by an inclusive caring community. We pride ourselves on offering an excellent education in all areas of the curriculum and a wide range of learning and enrichment opportunities. Our Christian values underpin all that we do in ensuring that all of our students achieve the highest academic standards and develop spiritually, morally, socially and culturally. Our aim is to ensure that all students feel safe, happy and grow as successful learners and caring global citizens. Insisting on high standards in all that we do, we strive to encourage students to achieve to their highest aspirations. As a school, we constantly develop ways of improving and extending the range of opportunities and the support that we offer. I am proud of our status as a School Direct Centre, training student teachers, thus allowing us to push the boundaries of teaching and learning...


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Wed, 18th January 2017

Year 11 Parents Evening
The Year 11 Parents Evening will take place on Wednesday 18th January 2017 at Rivington and Blackrod High...

Wed, 25th January 2017

Theatre Trip - Year 11

Chief Finance Officer Vacancy

The post of Chief Finance Officer is an exciting new role in a brand new Academy Trust being established early in 2017. With a salary circa £80K you will work directly to the Chief Executive and will play a key role in the strategic leadership of the Trust, leading on all financial matters and overseeing operational issues across a number of school sites. To be considered for this post, you must be a qualified accountant, and have a clear understanding of how a Multi Academy Trust operates within an evolving political and educational landscape. You will be an excellent communicator, able...


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  • Adverse Weather Conditions

    In the event of adverse weather conditions, it is our policy to keep the school open wherever possible. The Department for Education recognises the delivery of Education to students as an essential service, as do we. If we do have to close school...

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  • Christmas and Carols

    Students at Rivington and Blackrod High School and Sixth Form hosted a Community Christmas Party on Wednesday 21st December 2016 for members of the local community; celebrating the festive season with homemade Christmas food, performances by the...

  • Reports on SIMS Learning Gateway

    Your child’s report is now available on SIMS Learning Gateway. This report should allow you to track your child’s progress. You will also be able to see up to the minute attendance details on the website. There are links to both SIMS Learning...

  • Youth Achievement Award Scheme 2016

    The Youth Achievement Award Scheme run by the Rotary Club of Horwich is designed to foster the development of individual talent for young people, under the age of 19, who live or attend school in Horwich or Blackrod. The scheme is not means tested...


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Rivington and Blackrod High School
Rivington Lane

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

Lower School and The Pathway Centre
Albert Street

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Fax: 01204 333367
Email: lowerschool@rbhs.co.uk

Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form
Rivington Lane

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

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