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, 16th November 2015

Anti-Bullying week

Wed, 2nd December 2015

Communion will be on Wednesday 2 December 2015 in the Chapel at 1.10pm for any staff and students that wish...

Welcome Rivington School Direct Trainees 2015

We would like to welcome our 42 School Direct trainees to Rivington and Blackrod High School. They have been following the Foundation Leadership Course module one and have attended a seminar on ’Developing Classroom Persona’ It has been an excellent day for them and has given them a chance to get to know each other as well as it being a great learning experience.


Latest News

  • Parent Governor Nomination

    Dear Parent/Carer Parent Governor Election - Nominations I am writing to let you know that a vacancy has now arisen for a Parent Governor to serve on the Governing Board at Rivington & Blackrod High School.

  • Futures4Me Event

    The annual year 11 Futures 4 me event is to be held on Thursday 24th September at Bolton college from 3.30 pm until 7.00 pm.

  • Urgent Notice

    The police have issued details of an incident of a very serious nature which occurred in a remote wooded area near Roynton Road ( beyond Green lane) in Horwich. This occurred in the early evening.

  • GCSE Success 2015

    Rivington and Blackrod High School are celebrating GCSE success again with many students achieving exceptional individual results. Coupled with A-Level results which maintain the high standard set in past years these results demonstrate the hard...

  • Letter from Head Teacher July 2015

    Dear Parent / Carer As I write we are looking forward to another great year of results at all levels throughout the school. I would like to pass on my thanks to the students, the staff and the parents / carers who have worked tirelessly together to...


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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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