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    It’s Open Evening for both the Main School and the Sixth Form College on Tuesday 27th September 2016. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • On Friday 9th September 2016, four representatives from our student council took part in the ‘Our City, Our Say Conference’ at the Manchester Convention Complex.

  • We hope everyone’s had a fantastic first week back in the Main School and the Sixth Form College, with a special welcome to our new staff and 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.

  • Despite the rain forcing Sports Day from the field into the Stadium, we had an action packed day with events and activities aplenty. A massive congratulations to Hepburn House, our 2016 Sports Day champions!

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

  • This year Sports Day is on Wednesday 13th July. Weather permitting.

  • Eleven students from Whalley Range entered the North West ‘Mother Tongue Other Tongue’ poetry competition for 2016, a national and multilingual poetry competition that celebrates cultural diversity and the many languages spoken in schools across the UK.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Sixth Form College

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

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

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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