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Latest Careers News

As part of the school’s commitment to showcase STEM careers, students were given the opportunity to take part in numerous technology activities.


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.


Students were entertained at the University of Manchester with talks, advice and activities looking at future careers.

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Careers Team

Mrs Appleby / about me

Work Experience/Careers Coordinator

I have worked here at Whalley Range for 21 years. I love the work that I do here at Whalley Range and helping the students when they reach the two most important years of their school life.


Mrs Acton / about me

Careers Advisor

Working as a Level 6 qualified careers advice and guidance practitioner, I am passionate about supporting students in making important decisions in their lives. I support Whalley Range 11-18 High School pupils on their career path and also help them to overcome any barriers to learning and employment opportunities.


Mr Corney / about me

CEIAG Coordinator

I’m a media teacher and communications professional with a desire to offer students a platform to succeed in their chosen subject area. My duty as CEIAG coordinator is to inform students of career opportunities and support their progression from the school to college, sixth form or work-based learning.


Careers at Whalley Range

At Whalley Range 11-18 High School, we work hard to ensure that all our students have the opportunity to make informed decisions about their future. We are delighted to have been accredited with the Inspiring IAG (Information and Guidance) Bronze, Silver and Gold awards, which recognises good quality careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG). Read more

We work closely with Our Futures to offer careers guidance and work experience opportunities. Our Future aim to inform and inspire our citizens of the future to become highly employable and aspirational. They aim to equip students with an awareness of the labour market, along with the skills, qualities and experience needed to succeed.

Twitter (@wrhs1118_CEIAG)

A brilliant video looking at the career women who paved the way! ⬇️ https://t.co/JBEwjJQZLb
Great to see our computer science students working with @MSMGroupcareers during this #MDSkillsFest https://t.co/b2iDO6Sh3Y
Thanks to @GC_EduSkills for giving our Year 10’s a tour of the skills centre this morning. Lots of exciting opportu… https://t.co/Z9cRZ2bXO5
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