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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School Events

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

Change to the School Day

Rivington & Blackrod High School are currently in consultation regards the changing of the school day.


Latest News

  • Question Time Debate

    Bolton West MP Chris Green went head to head with Horwich councillor Kevin Mc Keon and the reverend David Griffiths in a debate held in the Sixth Form at Rivington and Blackrod High School. Questions were posed by an enthusiastic year 12 audience on...

  • Winners of Bolton College Photography Compet...

    Congratulations to Jessica Carberry, Year 10 and former student Sam Lancaster who have won prizes in the Bolton College photography competition. Jessica won first prize of £50 vouchers and Sam Lancaster won the second prize of £25.00. This is an...

  • Open Evening Update Sept 2016

    Update from Mrs G Bentham regarding arrangements for Open Evening on Thursday 6th October 2016.

  • Pokemon Go - A Parents Guide

    The NSPCC have created a useful guide for parents on how to keep your children safe while playing the latest mobile phone game craze, Pokémon Go. Please follow the link below if you wish to learn more about...

  • Futures4Me Event

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


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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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