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, 15th February 2016

Half Term Holiday
Half Term Holiday (Inclusive)

Wed, 24th February 2016

Year 8 Parents Evening 2016 (Forms G to L)
I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the forthcoming Parents Evening for Year 8. Forms A...

Head Teacher Vacancy

The Governors, staff and students of Rivington and Blackrod High School wish to appoint an inclusive and visionary leader. We are looking for a passionate educator with student-centred values, drive, ambition and a genuine love of learning for this rewarding leadership role. An excellent leader with high expectations of students and staff, you will be a proven motivator with sophisticated communication skills and able to understand your key role in moving forward the school’s mission of “Community, Standards and Inclusion”. To be successful you will have: The drive to play a...


Latest News

  • Cathy Cassidy Visit

    A group of Year 8 girls went to meet popular author Cathy Cassidy on Wednesday 10 February. The girls listened to ‘The Queen of Teen’ discuss the writing process, how she uses her daydreams as inspiration and how she develops characters. There...

  • Student Senate 2016

    Meet our 2016 student senate members...

  • Live theatre from Year 13 students

    Year 13 Drama and Theatre Students have created their own pieces of eclectic live theatre devised through their own concepts, writing and development. This performance marks the end of this talented group's A Level performance experience and we...

  • Primary School Sports Hall Athletics

    The Annual Primary Sports Hall Athletics A + B Competitions took place in January at Rivington and Blackrod High School with the support from our Year 10 students. The schools taking part were Blackrod Church Primary School, St Mary's RC Primary...

  • Rivington School Direct

    Rivington School Direct trainees enjoying their Training session at Essa...


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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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