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, 27th January 2015

Year 11 Parents Evening (Forms A&L; B-F)
The Year 11 Parents Evening will take place on Tuesday 27th January 2015 at Rivington and Blackrod High...

Mon, 2nd February 2015

Year 11 Parents Evening (Forms G-K)
The Year 11 Parents Evening will take place on Monday 2nd February 2015 at Rivington and Blackrod High School...

Excel Autumn / Winter 2014

Welcome to the Autumn/Winter edition of EXCEL News Magazine. After a summer of celebration with 64% of students achieving 5 GCSE’s, grade A*-C including English and Mathematics, a figure which is significantly above local and national averages and A-Level results at 42% A*-B with an overall pass rate of 99%, our students have continued to push the boundaries of success even further and have made even greater progress. We continue to see excellence not only in classrooms, workshops, laboratories but also on stages and in sporting arenas. Work in class environments is however only part of...

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Latest News

  • Christmas and Carols

    Students at Rivington and Blackrod High School hosted a Community Christmas Party on Wednesday 17th December 2014 for members of the local community; celebrating the festive season with homemade Christmas food, performances by the Music and...

  • Excel Autumn/Winter 2014

    Welcome to the Autumn/Winter edition of EXCEL News Magazine. After a summer of celebration with 64% of students achieving 5 GCSE’s, grade A*-C including English and Mathematics, a figure which is significantly above local and national averages...

  • Christmas closing

    Rivington and Blackrod High School will be closing for Christmas at 1.45pm on Thursday 18 December 2014. The only school buses available at this time will be from upper school the 125 and from upper and lower school the 574.  Normal bus...

  • Shaun Attwood Visit

    Shaun Attwood, a former stock-market millionaire and Ecstasy supplier turned public speaker; author and activist came to tell students at Rivington and Blackrod High School his cautionary tale about prison and drugs on Friday 21st November 2014.

  • 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...

   

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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
BL6 7AW

Tel: 01204 333366
Fax: 01204 333367
Email: lowerschool@rbhs.co.uk

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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