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    It’s Open Week for both the Main School and the Sixth Form College between Monday 25 and Friday 29 September 2017. Open Evening will take place on Thursday 28 September 2017.

  • Students from Whalley Range 11-18 High School will be making the news for real in March 2018 as part of BBC News School Report Day.

  • Our brand new Whole School Prospectus 2017/18 gives a detailed insight into our facilities, philosophies, and general life at the school.

  • Justin Kelly, Head of Business Development at Siemens UK and Ireland, visited Whalley Range to deliver a lesson on ‘Unlocking Your Potential’ to 30 Year 10 science students.

  • We would like to congratulate our students on their results and thank all of the staff for their hard work in supporting our students’ achievement. Congratulations and well done to the class of 2017 on their excellent results this year.

  • Important information for Parents/Carers regarding attendance and punctuality, including procedures, timetables and expectations.

  • Students from both Whalley Range 11-18 High School and Levenshulme High School, academies within the Education and Leadership Trust, went on a joint trip to Normandy, a historic region of northern France.

  • An informal enquiry from students or parents/carers is welcome at any time. The formal application process starts at the beginning of the academic year. Interviews are usually held in January, with places being confirmed shortly afterwards.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

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We are a member of:

The Education and Leadership Trust

The Education and Leadership Trust (ELT) 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.

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.

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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