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 support to ensure that they feel safe and can grow as successful learners and caring citizens.  We give all students the power to take control, manage and direct their own learning and develop their future careers and aspirations.   Positive relationships are very important to us at Rivington and Blackrod High School and we do all that we can to foster an environment in which they can grow and flourish.  At Rivington and Blackrod High School we...


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School Events

Mon, 6th June 2016

English Booster Evening
English Booster Evening - details to be confirmed.

Thu, 9th June 2016

Rivi 450 Exhibition June 2016
An exhibition of Rivi 450 archives will be open to members of the community and held in the school chapel...

Academy Consultation

As you may already be aware, the government has recently published a white paper that will require all schools to become an academy by 2022. The Governing Board of Rivington and Blackrod High School is applying to become an academy under the Academies Act 2010. The Governing Board is now consulting on whether the school’s conversion to academy status should take place.


Latest News

  • Academy Consultation

    This is a reminder that all parental representations should be made by email to chair@rbhs.co.uk.  An automatic response will acknowledge your email, and all representations will be stored, collated and discussed by the Governing Board after...

  • The Great British Afternoon Tea

    Well done to those primary school students who competed in the Great British afternoon tea yesterday in school. They were each an absolute credit to their school and produced fantastic menus and food, they were all so good that it was a very hard...

  • Students express their views to Chris Green MP

    As part of our citizenship GCSE Coursework Reece Ackerley and Kai Duxbury are trying to influence the government to allow women to fight on the frontline. We thought you would like to read their debate.

  • Students receive Duke of Edinburgh Certificates

    Well done to our year 11 students who received their Duke of Edinburgh certificates.

  • Jaya Patel elected as Bolton Youth MP

    We are absolutely delighted to hear that our year 11 student and Head Girl, Jaya Patel, has been elected as one of two Youth MP's for Bolton. Jaya, who got 3821 votes said, 'I am going to be focusing on diversity and bringing different cultures,...


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Rivington and Blackrod High School
Rivington Lane

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

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Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form
Rivington Lane

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

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