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    On Thursday 12th January 2017, job seekers came to Whalley Range 11-18 High School to meet us at our Education and Leadership Trust Recruitment Fair.

  • Students in the Education and Leadership Trust were selected by the MUFoundation to take part in a Player Day with some of Manchester United’s current footballing stars.

  • The school features heavily in an insightful report on the BBC News website, detailing our work on the mental wellbeing of students.

  • Come and meet us at the Education and Leadership Trust Recruitment Fair on Thursday 12th January 2017 at Whalley Range 11-18 High School (3.45pm – 6.00pm).

  • Take a look at the debut issue of our brand new termly WRHS student magazine: In Range Magazine.

  • Staff and students participated in a charity dance off, raising £201 for St Ann’s Hospice.

  • Get the latest news, stories and photos from Whalley Range 11-18 High School in the Winter 2016 edition of our quarterly school magazine. Now available to download!

  • Sarrah (Year 9) was the overall winner in the secondary school category of a Manchester-wide competition, organised by Manchester Healthy Schools.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

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.

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

Headteacher talks to a student about her results

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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