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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Mon, 24th October 2016

Half Term
Monday 24th October 2016 until and inclusive of Friday 28th October 2016

Mon, 14th November 2016

Anti-Bullying Week

GCSE Success 2016

Students at Rivington and Blackrod High School have had a fantastic year in their GCSE examinations. 61% of students achieved the benchmark 5+ A*-C grades including English and maths, a 10% increase on last year which is a great achievement as GCSE’s become more challenging. Coupled with the schools’ best ever A-Level results, which showed an overall pass rate of 99.67% with 62.3% of grades at A*, A or B or equivalent, it was a year to celebrate students’ achievements. The school has seen continued success, and these latest results are thanks to the commitment, hard work and...


Latest News

  • GCSE Results - Thursday 25th August 2016

    GCSE results are collected on Thursday 25th August 2016 from 9.00am in E1. Results not collected will be posted to the address we have on file. Results will only be given to the student themselves unless the student nominates a representative....

  • Futures4Me Event

    Bolton Futures4Me Event - for students, parents/carers of Year 11,12 & 13 students - put the date into your diary.

  • Parent Pay Registration

    ParentPay username letters for new students will be issued during the 2nd week of the new term in September. Please send cash with your child for loading on to the revalve machines, or a cheque made payable to RBHS to be handed in at Reception Lower...

  • Start of term September 2016

    Students will start back at school on Wednesday 7th September 2016.

  • Welcome to the Summer EXCEL 2016

    This will be the last time that I write an opening welcome as I move towards my retirement. I have been very privileged to work at Rivington and Blackrod High School for 17 years and had the great honour of being Head Teacher for the last nine...


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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

Tel: 01204 333366
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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