News and Letters

'Death row or death no' - a student perspective

In our GCSE citizenship coursework we have been asked to research an inquiry that we feel passionately about. We have chosen to research our views on the death penalty, on “should the death penalty be brought back for murder in the UK?”. Our group believes that that the death penalty should be...

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Academy Consultation

3rd May 2016Dear Parent/Carer,As you may already be aware, the government has recently published a white paper that will require all schools to become an academy by 2022. The Governing Board of Rivington and Blackrod High School is applying to become an academy under the Academies Act 2010. The...

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The Great British Afternoon Tea

Well done to those primary school students who competed in the Great British afternoon tea yesterday in school. They were each an absolute credit to their school and produced fantastic menus and food, they were all so good that it was a very hard judging process. We were very impressed with every...

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Students express their views to Chris Green MP

Should women be allowed to serve on the frontline? As part of our citizenship GCSE Coursework Reece Ackerley and Kai Duxbury are trying to influence the government to allow women to fight on the frontline. We thought you would like to read their debate. "As part of our enquiry we contacted...

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Students receive Duke of Edinburgh Certificates

Well  done to our year 11 students who received their Duke of Edinburgh certificates.

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Jaya Patel elected as Bolton Youth MP

We are absolutely delighted to hear that our year 11 student and Head Girl, Jaya Patel, has been elected as one of two Youth MP's for Bolton. Jaya, who got 3821 votes said, 'I am going to be focusing on diversity and bringing different cultures, religions and faiths together. I also want...

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Welcome to our Spring Excel Magazine 2016

We believe that education also thrives outside the typical classroom environment and this has been witnessed this term. Students have been involved in lots of exciting activities on a local, national and international level.They have taken part in educational trips including a residential Ski Trip...

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Helping the Homeless

Year 9 students had a visit from Paul Bretherton this morning who came to share his experiences of helping the homeless. He takes photographs of the homeless, talks to them and distributes clothing and food as a volunteer. The Year 9’s are currently studying a true story about a young man called...

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Fairtrade activities at RBHS

We were delighted to host young people from local Horwich and Blackrod Primary Schools for a Fairtrade Event which was organised by our Creative Design Team. Pupils made Peppermint creams using Fairtrade icing sugar and chocolate, made a bunting display with Fairtrade logo designs printed on them...

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Triple P Parents Session 2016

Dear Parent Triple P Group Programme – Positive Parenting Programme

Bolton Behaviour Support will be running a Triple P Group at Rivington & Blackrod High School. Triple P looks at all different aspects of effective parenting and helps to equip parents with a...

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