TransportArriving by bus
School bus services
There are a number of different bus services which provide access to and from Rivington and Blackrod High School and Sixth Form. Visit the TfGM website for the latest information and timetables.
The dedicated 912, 913, 914, 915 school bus services operate to and from the school.
- Vision Bus service 912 – Brownlow Fold, Doffcocker, Montserrat, Bottom o’ th’ Moor
- Vision Bus service 913 – Bolton, Heaton, Lostock
- Vision Bus service 914 – Middlebrook, Lostock, Brazley
- Tyrers service 915 – Daisy Fold, Westhoughton, Wingates, Aspull, Blackrod
Commercial bus services
The following commercial bus services operate close to the school:
- Stagecoach Lancashire service 125 – Bolton, Doffcocker, Bottom o’ th’ Moor, Heath Charnock, Chorley, Bamber Bridge, Preston
- Diamond Bus service 516 – Leigh, Atherton, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Wingates
- Diamond Bus service 575 – Bolton, Heaton, Lostock
- Arriva service 575 – Bolton, Heaton, Lostock, Blackrod, Aspull, Wigan
You can also plan your route online with Transport for Greater Manchester's (TfGM) Journey Planner. Journey Planner is designed to make life easier for anyone who wants to make a journey across Greater Manchester.
Simply click on the link below and enter your destination postcode as either Bl6 7AW (Lower School) or BL6 7RU (Upper School)
For any further information or for details of bus routes to the school, please visit:
- TfGM Website
- Call 0161 228 7811
Arriving by rail
Northern Rail operates services to Middlebrook and Blackrod Train Station. For timetable information, visit the Network Rail website.
Arriving by car
Directions to Upper School Site
From the M61 Junction 6, take the A6027 past The University of Bolton Stadium and take the left fork at the Beehive roundabout along the A673 signposted for Horwich. Continue along this road, passing the fire station on your left until you reach a mini-roundabout. Travel straight past and take the first right on to Lever Park Avenue. Travel along this road which joins into Rivington Lane. The school is situated on your right.
*Please note: car parking is limited so you may have to park on Rivington Lane.
Please refrain from parking in front of the bollards at the bottom of the main drive from 2.30pm onwards, as this causes an obstruction to any emergency vehicles needing to enter the site.
Directions to Lower School and the Pathway Centre
From the M61 Junction 6, take the A6027 past The University of Bolton Stadium and take the left fork at the Beehive roundabout along the A673 signposted for Horwich. Continue along this road, passing the fire station on your left until you reach a mini-roundabout. At the roundabout, take the third exit to Lee Lane and take the first road on the left-hand side. Take the first road on the right-hand side, and our Lower School site and the Pathway Centre is on the left. Parking is available on the road.
Alternatively, visit Multimap for further directions.