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  • Tuesday 28 May 2024 Horwich and Blackrod Cluster Primary Schools Take Part in Cross-Country Event at RBHS We recently hosted the Horwich and Blackrod cluster primary schools' cross-country event, where eight primary schools came together to compete alongside our RBHS student leaders.
  • Monday 27 May 2024 Year 11 Half Term Revision Sessions We’re looking forward to seeing our Year 11 students at the daily revision sessions throughout half term. See the full revision timetable here.
  • Thursday 23 May 2024 Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Edition with Harper Green School On Thursday, 16th May 2024, a group of students embarked on this year’s Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition with Harper Green School.
  • Tuesday 21 May 2024 Class of 2024: Our Year 13 Leavers Assembly On Monday, 13th May 2024, our Sixth Form students gathered in the beautiful RBHS chapel for the Year 13 leavers' assembly. The event was a celebration of achievements and memories and an opportunity for our students and staff to come together.
  • Thursday 16 May 2024 Year 11 and Year 12 Residential: Away From Home - Live it with NCS Thank you to Sophie from NCS for visiting our Sixth Form students on Tuesday, 14th May, to inform them about the 'Away from Home - Live It' residential taking place this summer with NCS.
  • Tuesday 14 May 2024 Year 13 Student Accepted into Highly Acclaimed Drama School, Italia Conti Year 13 student Joshua Nicolls is set to embark on an exciting journey in September as he has been accepted into the prestigious London drama school, Italia Conti.
  • Tuesday 7 May 2024 Horwich and Blackrod Cluster Primary Schools Take Part in Annual Football Competition Last week, we hosted the annual Horwich and Blackrod cluster primary schools' football finals competition at RBHS.
  • Monday 15 April 2024 A Group of Year 10 and Year 11 Students Visit CERN in Geneva A group of Year 10 and Year 11 students headed on a journey of scientific discovery last week, venturing to the heart of Europe to visit CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research located in Geneva.
  • Monday 8 April 2024 Spring Newsletter Our latest newsletter is available to view.
  • Monday 11 March 2024 Students, Teachers and Staff Celebrate World Book Day 2024 On Thursday, 7th March 2024, our staff and students came together to celebrate World Book Day 2024, an annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and the joy of reading.
  • Wednesday 28 February 2024 RBHS ranks in the top 25% nationally for attendance At Rivington and Blackrod High School, we have been working hard to support the attendance of all the students.
  • Monday 26 February 2024 Celebrating National Governors Awareness Day 2024 National School Governors’ Awareness Day will take place on Thursday, 29th February 2024 with the focus this year being the...
  • Friday 28 July 2023 Join us for our 2023 Barcelona trip We are pleased to announce the launch of the Rivington and Blackrod High School 2023 Barcelona trip. The trip will take place from 3rd – 6th November 2023 for...
  • Friday 23 June 2023 Join us for our 2024 New York trip We are pleased to announce the launch of the Rivington and Blackrod High School 2024 New York trip. The trip will take place from 16th - 20th February 2024 for students who will be in our Year 11 and Sixth Form cohorts next year.
  • Thursday 22 June 2023 Year 3 & 4 Colour Run Today was one of our favourite events of the year. RBHS was proud to host the Year 3 & 4 Primary Colour Run! It was wonderful to see students from over 40 primary schools...
  • Tuesday 20 June 2023 2023 RBHS Sports Awards Our students and staff had a wonderful day Rivington Hall Barn today for our inaugural Sports and Duke of Edinburgh Awards event.
  • Friday 31 March 2023 Easter Newsletter We have had an action-packed half term at RBHS. Please click on the link below to read our most recent newsletter.
  • Thursday 30 March 2023 National Autism Awareness Week The last week of term saw the students come together for a range of rewards events including an Easter egg collection for Urban Outreach. It was also National...
  • Friday 10 March 2023 National Careers Week National Careers Week started well with a fantastic showcase in the Hall with over 1000 students over the course of the day meeting a range of providers including...
  • Thursday 2 March 2023 World Book Day 2023 From Quote Hunts and Masked Reader Puzzles to our Drop Everything and Read event we spent World Book Day celebrating the pleasure that comes from reading.
  • Thursday 22 December 2022 Christmas Newsletter Welcome to our Christmas newsletter. As we come to the end of our first full term of the academic year, we would like to thank our students, parents and staff for their hard work, commitment and continued support.
  • Monday 19 December 2022 Sporting successes in Year 8 We are always pleased to hear about our students who have had their own personal successes outside of school, and this term, we are celebrating two individuals in Year 8.
  • Friday 2 December 2022 RBHS presents... A Christmas Carol Concert Join us for a festive evening of carols, live music and performances from our students and staff on Thursday, 15th December 2022, at 7pm.
  • Monday 28 November 2022 The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to RBHS Library Arriving in school on the 1st December, the book fair has over 200 titles to choose from and, with prices starting from only £2.99, there’s sure to be a book for everyone!
  • Monday 26 September 2022 Our Sixth Form Open Evening is almost here... We are delighted to invite you to our newly refurbished Sixth Form Open Evening on Thursday, 6th October 2022 from 5.30pm until 7.30pm.
  • Friday 16 September 2022 Book a tour of our Lower School site Book a tour around our Lower School site on Tuesday, 20th or Thursday, 22nd September 2022 Join us at one of our annual Open Days at RBHS Lower School to see our Year 7 site.
  • Thursday 15 September 2022 School of Rock tickets are now on sale The Rivington & Blackrod High School Performing Arts department presents School of Rock – The Musical.
  • Friday 9 September 2022 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II We are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We wish to thank her for her unwavering service and dedication. The thoughts...
  • Thursday 25 August 2022 Year 11 students celebrate GCSE success Students and staff returned to school for a memorable GCSE Results Day today to celebrate their incredible achievements with family members and staff.
  • Thursday 18 August 2022 Students celebrate exceptional A Level results Students and teachers gathered at Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form today to celebrate after receiving outstanding A level results...
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