Welcome to all of our Parents
We have a tremendous ambition for everyone who attends Rivington and Blackrod High School and with staff, students, parents, governors and the wider community working together we know that we can achieve our aims and prepare your child for their future career. Of course, we cannot do this alone. We need your child to engage with the school and to work hard during their time with us. And we need you to help encourage and develop their ability to do that.
Parents often worry about their rapidly growing and developing 'teenager'. They hope that he or she is coping well with both an increasingly demanding and changing life at school with its academic rigour and potential peer pressure. Should problems or concerns occur, then we are here to offer help, support and guidance.
At times you may need our support and we may need yours, in reaching our ultimate goal of preparing your child to take their place in the world - we think that's a good goal to share and hope that you will join with us in working towards it. We have a number of programmes and initiatives which can offer students and parents help and guidance including:
- Supporting your child to learn in Science - Key stage 3
- Supporting your child to learn in English - Key stage 3
- Support on living with a teenager
In addition, we have a range of services available to support young people including:
- A Learning Support Centre
- Support for Me
- An Educational Psychologist
- The Parallel outreach provision
- Focus/PAT - Extra literacy suppo
- Peer Education
- School nurse drop ins
- SENIAS - Special Needs Advisory Service
- The teenage health project
- Lunchtime games club
- Nurture groups
- Gifted and talented enrichment programmes
We have tried to provide information about life at school for you on our website, however, if our website leaves you with any unanswered questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
If you need any information or support on any wider issues please visit www.help4me.info or www.gotateenager.org.uk or if you are a single parent and want information, advice and guidance please visit www.onespace.org.uk. For information on childcare providers, please call the Families Information Service on 01204 386030 or go to www.childcarelink.gov.uk/bolton