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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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Sara Barnard visits school

Sara Barnard came into school on Tuesday 9th February to talk to a group of girls from Years 10, 11 & 12. Sara discussed how she become a writer, her inspiration and the processes involved in the publication of a book. Sara explained how life experiences, friendships, hard work and sheer...

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Cathy Cassidy Visit

A group of Year 8 girls went to meet popular author Cathy Cassidy on Wednesday 10 February. The girls listened to ‘The Queen of Teen’ discuss the writing process, how she uses her daydreams as inspiration and how she develops characters. There was a question and answer session, and Cathy was...

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Live theatre from Year 13 students

Year 13 Drama and Theatre Students have created their own pieces of eclectic live theatre devised through their own concepts, writing and development. This performance marks the end of this talented group's A Level performance experience and we wanted to thank them for all their hard work.

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Primary School Sports Hall Athletics

The Annual Primary Sports Hall Athletics A + B Competitions took place in January at Rivington and Blackrod High School with the support from our Year 10 students. The schools taking part were Blackrod Church Primary School, St Mary's RC Primary School, St Catherine's Primary School, Claypool...

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Rivington School Direct

Rivington School Direct trainees enjoying their Training session at Essa Academy. If you want to find out more about Rivington School Direct email

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Fencing Champion in School!

Well done to Nathaniel Fidler, Year 8 who has been selected for the Under 13’s England squad for Sabre Fencing and will be fencing with the team in the Challenge Wratislavia competition, in Poland, in March. "From an early age we thought Nathaniel had been around in a former era with his love for...

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EXCEL Autumn / Winter 2015

Welcome to EXCEL News Magazine     I am delighted to say that over the summer we saw some exceptional individual GCSE results which, coupled with our A-Level results, maintain the high standard set in past years.Our results are underpinned by the hard work of...

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A Monster Calls

The Year 9 Book Club met the Carnegie Award winning author Patrick Ness. They listened to Patrick Ness talking about his latest book, The Rest of Us Just Live Here, as well as the inspirations, passions and experiences behind writing some of his other well-loved books, including A Monster Calls and...

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Andy McNab

Year 10 boys were enthralled and inspired by the visit of the former SAS soldier and successful author Andy McNab. McNab spoke about his experiences in the army, the impact of life decisions and his role promoting literacy & the power of reading. McNab explained to the captivated audience how...

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