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    Students from Whalley Range 11-18 High School took part in The Bright Ideas Challenge, run by Shell, to investigate how cities might look in 2050 and devise innovative solutions that could power our cities in the future.

  • Executive Head, Patsy Kane, was delighted to be asked to talk at the start of the evening reception for The Tutor Trust’s annual summer reception at Manchester Museum, alongside Andy Burnham, the mayor for Greater Manchester.

  • Ahead of his victory in the Great City Games 100m race on Deansgate, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey popped in to spend some time with our students.

  • In England, there have been major changes to GCSEs, with a new 9-1 grading system being phased in to reflect a more demanding curriculum.

  • If students are using the LRC after school, there is now a direct phone number for parents/carers to use if they need to get in touch with their daughter. This number will put you through to the LRC reception desk directly.

  • Important information for Students and Parents/Carers of students who are taking their examinations.

  • In a bid to encourage students to widen their reading selection ‘Blind Date with a Book’ took place on Tuesday 8th May 2018.

  • The holy month of Ramadan is due to commence for our Muslim students from around Tuesday 15th May 2018 until Eid al-Fitr, around Thursday 14th June 2018.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Welcome from the Academy Headteacher and Executive Headteacher

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

Student Senior Leadership Team (SSLT)

We are the Student Senior Leadership Team and we represent the student body. It’s our responsibility to ensure that school life centres around the wants and needs of us, the students.

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We are a member of:

The Education and Leadership Trust (ELT)

The Education and Leadership Trust is a co-operative academy trust in Manchester, UK, which came into existence in September 2014. We are dedicated to promoting the emotional, physical and social well-being of our diverse and multi-cultural population and aspire to be a centre of excellence for the education of young people.

Sixth Form College

Sixth Form centre

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.

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