Welcome to Rainhill High School

A message from the headteacher

I am delighted to welcome you to our School Website. Rainhill High School is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive with 1550 Students, including more than 250 in the Sixth Form. Our School Mission Statement is Reach for the Sky @ Rainhill High. Words chosen by the Students that I believe, epitomise our ambitions.

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Proposed Change of Bus Route

Posted: July 2019

We have had requests regarding a change to the 708 am bus service and we need to establish if there is sufficient demand to enquire about a change of bus route. ...

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Great prizes to be won in St Helens Libraries’ giveaway for teens

Posted: July 2019

Young people who are aged 11-18 years old are encouraged to either borrow a library book or download an eBook, eComic or eMagazine from St Helens Libraries between now...

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Borneo 2021

Posted: July 2019

We are extremely excited to be giving our Year 9, 10, 11 and 12 students the opportunity to travel to Borneo with Camps International during the summer of 2021. ...

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Year 9 Fundraisers

Posted: July 2019

Our Year 9 Student Council, led by Arabella Reed, worked really hard prior to our last half term, baking cakes to sell in our Bake Sale and organising a...

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100% Attendance

Posted: July 2019

Congratulations to Bethany Cope and Jack Coxhill, Year 11 Rainhill High School, who achieved 100% throughout their time at Rainhill, not one day off! Not only that, they did...

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Year 11 Prom

Posted: July 2019

Year 11, we are so proud of you all. What a fabulous night, the dance floor was bouncing! ...

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Rainhill goes Eco Friendly

Posted: July 2019

Joe Brabin (Y12) writes we are the only source of plastic. It doesn’t spontaneously appear out of thin air or form as a natural by-product of some other process. ...

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Athletics Championships

Posted: July 2019

This weekend, two Rainhill students have the honour of competing for Merseyside in the English Schools’ Athletics Championships. ...

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YEAR 10 ENTERPRISE DAY

Posted: July 2019

On Wednesday 10th July, Year 10 pupils were off timetable for the day to focus on Post16 choices after school. ...

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LFC Success

Posted: July 2019

It may only be July but LFC’s preparations for the 2019/20 season are well underway and last week they took on Tranmere at Prenton Park in their first pre-season friendly. ...

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YEAR 7 HEALTH DAY

Posted: July 2019

Year 7 pupils had a fantastic day covering all aspects of Health and Safety. ...

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YEAR 9 MONEY MANAGEMENT DAY

Posted: July 2019

On Monday 8th July, we had visitors from Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland. They worked with students on all aspects of money management from needs and wants...

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Sports Day 2019

Posted: July 2019

On Thursday 4th of July, we were blessed with great weather and the question everyone was wondering was if any house could claw back the commanding lead that Rocket...

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Outstanding Achievement in Art

Posted: July 2019

Grace Johnston (9A) Congratulations this week goes out to Grace Johnston (9A) who was announced as the 2019 DOT.ART competition overall runner up. ...

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Geography Field Trip

Posted: July 2019

On Monday 24th, Wednesday 26th and Friday 28th June, Year 10 geographers enjoyed three days out of school on their fieldwork trip to Southport and Ainsdale. ...

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Rainhill Choir Visit

Posted: July 2019

On Friday 28th June, the Rainhill Choir toured 3 residential care homes within our local community to entertain the residents. ...

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Fundraising Student

Posted: July 2019

Well done to Neve Rooney who is participating in a number of fundraising events for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust to help make a difference to their research. ...

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Mini Sagas

Posted: July 2019

Congratulations to Lucy Strettle, Mia Follis, James Maddox, Katie Eddleston, Thomas Chamberlain and Emilia Ramsden from Year 9. ...

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The History Boys

Posted: July 2019

It’s been 25 years since Rainhill High School's Year 8 side last made a Merseyside Cup Final – but they more than made up for lost time as they...

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All change at the top

Posted: July 2019

Rainhill is a popular school. Our students come mainly from the Rainhill and Nutgrove parts of St Helens, but about 30% come from Knowsley, Widnes or Warrington homes. We...

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End of an era

Posted: July 2019

Monday 29th April is my last day at Rainhill and I finish my career in teaching. I cannot imagine a better job to have had. To be responsible for...

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Napels Trip

Posted: July 2019

At 5:00am, thirty students and three staff set of to Naples, (the third largest settlement in Italy) with the aim to see one of the most famous volcanoes and...

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