• Frog icon
  • Facebook logo
  • Flickr logo
  • Twitter logo
  • YouTube logo
  • Search

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

  • Students from various year groups travelled to London to discover the power of technology in the capital city.

  • On Friday 4th November, the GCSE Performing Arts students performed an abridged version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Contact Theatre in Manchester.

  • Whalley Range 11-18 High School were thrilled to welcome Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton and his wife, Lady Norma Charlton, for the official launch of our partnership with the Manchester United Foundation.

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

  • 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.


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

Education and Leadership Trust logo

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.


Social Media

  • Facebook logo
    Like us on facebook to see school messages and photos
  • Flickr logo
    Photo galleries of school events, trips and visits
  • Mixcloud icon
    Student broadcasts, interviews, music & more
  • YouTube icon
    Promotional videos, events, interviews & more
  • Whalley Range Sixth Form College
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Co-operative Trust
  • Fairtrade
  • School Achievement Award
  • Sport England
  • Leading Edge School
  • IAG Silver Award
  • Basic Skills Quality
  • Education and Leadership Trust (ELT)
  • Values Quality Mark