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We would like to offer you a warm invitation to our annual open evening at our Upper School on Thursday, 19th September 2024 between 5pm and 8pm.

Registration in advance is essential - please click on the link below to register.

Throughout the evening, you’ll have the opportunity to explore our impressive facilities and school grounds and chat with our teachers and students about the learning and life at RBHS. There will be two Headteacher talks in the Main Hall at 5.30pm and 6.30pm and our Head of School will be available, together with senior staff, to answer any questions you may have.

Our students, and the biggest advocates of our school, will be providing guided tours around the different faculty areas where you’ll have the chance to find out more about some of our subjects, participate in a range of activities, and discover how we deliver our school values.

Register now for the chance to win a family of 4 ticket to Go Ape Rivington and more!*

We hope you really enjoy visiting the school and feel welcomed and fully informed about what we can offer you at Rivington & Blackrod High School.

Click here to register 

Open Days

We would also encourage parents to visit our Lower School on Tuesday 24th or Thursday 26th September between 9am and 1pm to meet our Year 7 team. Tours will be available throughout the day and MUST be booked in advance via our online booking form.

The online booking form for Open Day appointments will go live on our website on Friday, 20th September 2024.

Tours will take approximately 30 minutes. Appointments will be limited.

Why should I choose RBHS?

Situated in an environment of extensive natural beauty, the school has over 450 years of history, and in recent years, the school has undergone a significant transformation. We have considerably invested in renovating the buildings, corridors and classrooms; creating new spaces for students to learn and enjoy. More importantly, it has transformed what happens in the classroom, putting students’ learning and pastoral care at the heart of the school.

In addition to providing excellent exam results, there is a real focus on developing the whole child; ensuring that students leave with the skills needed to succeed in their careers and play an active role in their communities.

We offer an extensive extracurricular provision to encourage students to excel in arts and sports and opportunities to develop students’ leadership skills.

How to apply

If you’d like to apply for a place at Rivington & Blackrod High School, you must indicate your preference on the Local Authority application form. To apply online, click here >

Alternatively, if you need free, independent, and impartial support to help you with the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Team on 01204 332 137.

Who to contact

If you have any questions or queries relating to admissions, please contact our Admissions Team via email at office@rbhs.co.uk 

Terms and conditions

*Terms and conditions apply. Register online between 22nd June 2024 and 19th September 2024 to enter a random prize draw. A winner will be selected at random and announced on our Facebook page between 23rd September and 25th October 2024. The main prize will be a family of four ticket to Go Ape Rivington. No cash alternative will be available. The winners will be contacted directly via email or telephone. Please respond within seven days to claim your prize. Contact us directly for more details.