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    As part of the #wearitpink charity campaign to support breast cancer research, we raised a fantastic £542.70.

  • We’d like to wish you an enjoyable and restful break over the October half term holiday. School will resume as normal for all students on Monday 31 October 2016.

  • Debut author and North Korean defector, Sungju Lee, visited Whalley Range 11-18 High School on Friday 14th October 2016 to talk to Year 9 students about his eagerly awaited novel for young people – Every Falling Star.

  • Congratulations to the 760 students who have achieved 100% attendance and punctuality during Half Term 1 (between 5th September and 7th October).

  • Students from Whalley Range 11-18 High School will be making the news for real on Thursday 16th of March 2017 as part of the BBC News School Report Day.

  • It’s been a fantastic Open Week here at Whalley Range 11-18 High School for both the Main School and the Sixth Form College, with lots of visits, tours and activity throughout the week.

  • Our brand new Sixth Form Prospectus for 2016/2017 gives a detailed insight into the courses, facilities, philosophies, and general life experiences of our college.

  • A number of our new Year 7 students attended a very engaging workshop with Elizabeth Ward of Barclays/Free the Children.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Sixth Form College

We are firmly established as a Sixth Form which provides academic and vocational courses for young women of all abilities and ensures progression to Higher Education and employment.

Education and Leadership Trust

Education and Leadership Trust

Whalley Range is a large 11-18 High School of 1500 girls located in the heart of inner city Manchester. Levenshulme is a school of 1,000 girls. The East Manchester Academy is a mixed school of 970 students in the heart of Manchester’s regeneration area in Beswick. They serve some of the most deprived wards in Manchester and embrace and celebrate their cultural diversity.

Welcome from the Academy Headteacher and Executive Headteacher

Whalley Range is a popular and oversubscribed school and continues to be the highest performing girls’ high school in Manchester. We work together with families, our local community, business partners and local universities to enhance our students’ education.


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