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    On the 19th June 2017 a group of Year 10 high achievers visited Oxford University to get a real taste of university life. They got the opportunity to look around the campus, meet university students and experience a lecture. It was a brilliant day out, leaving the students wanting to go back to study at this beautiful university.

  • Lord Goddard of Stockport, a current member of the House of Lords, offered students an interesting insight into life in parliament.

  • Information and advice for parents and carers on supporting young people online.

  • A Level Results Day is on Thursday 17th August 2017 and GCSE Results Day is on Thursday 24th August 2017. Please see our time-slots for when students can collect their results. Parents and carers are also very welcome to attend.

  • You can help our LRC win £5,000 worth of National Book Tokens by filling out a very short form. There’s also a chance for you to win £100 of tokens for yourself!

  • Our annual ‘Under the Canopy’ music festival is back for 2017 and will be taking place this summer, week beginning 10th July.

  • Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is holding its eighth Young People’s Open Day on Tuesday 27th June 2017 between 10am and 3pm.

  • The appalling attack at the Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May 2017 is currently being treated as a suspected terrorist incident. All our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones or have been injured or traumatised.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Sixth Form College

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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

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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

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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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