Welcome to our School and Sixth Form

I would like to offer you a very warm welcome to Rivington and Blackrod High School and Sixth Form. Founded in 1566, our school has held an important place in this community for centuries. We are very proud of our tradition as a successful, forward thinking and caring school. I extend a personal invite to you to visit our school and to see the rich opportunities available for all students supported by an inclusive caring community. We pride ourselves on offering an excellent education in all areas of the curriculum and a wide range of learning and enrichment opportunities. Our Christian values underpin all that we do in ensuring that all of our students achieve the highest academic standards and develop spiritually, morally, socially and culturally. Our aim is to ensure that all students feel safe, happy and grow as successful learners and caring global citizens. Insisting on high standards in all that we do, we strive to encourage students to achieve to their highest aspirations. As a school, we constantly develop ways of improving and extending the range of opportunities and the support that we offer. I am proud of our status as a School Direct Centre, training student teachers, thus allowing us to push the boundaries of teaching and learning...


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Fri, 23rd December 2016

Christmas Holidays
Friday 23rd December 2016 until and inclusive of Friday 6th January 2017

Wed, 18th January 2017

Year 11 Parents Evening
The Year 11 Parents Evening will take place on Wednesday 18th January 2017 at Rivington and Blackrod High...

Christmas Letter to Parents 2016

As our Advent calendars are opened this week and we start the run up to Christmas, I would like to inform you of some recent events within school and to give you some advanced notice of forthcoming occasions.


Latest News

  • Youth Achievement Award Scheme 2016

    The Youth Achievement Award Scheme run by the Rotary Club of Horwich is designed to foster the development of individual talent for young people, under the age of 19, who live or attend school in Horwich or Blackrod. The scheme is not means tested...

  • Celebration Evening 20th December 2016

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Celebration Evening scheduled for 20th December 2016 has been cancelled. Further information is given below.

  • An Evening of Music

    Well done to all our fantastic performers at last night's annual 'An Evening of Music' school concert. We were treated to acts from across the school and sixth form, from Year 7 Glee Club to Year 13 BTEC Performing Arts group, as well as Stage Band,...

  • Examinations: Mock Timetable 2016

    The mock examinations timetable is available by visiting the Examinations page. All students have been issued a personalised examination timetable. If you have any queries relating to exams please contact Mr Stanley on the Exams Department email...

  • Question Time Debate

    Bolton West MP Chris Green went head to head with Horwich Councillor Kevin Mc Keon and the Reverend David Griffiths in a debate held in the Sixth Form at Rivington and Blackrod High School. Questions were posed by an enthusiastic year 12 audience on...


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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

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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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