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Latest Careers News

Manchester based hosting provider, UKFast, will be hosting an Apprenticeship Open Evening on Thursday 19th July from 4-6pm.


A select group of Year 9 Computing students took a trip to Manchester Business School to work on a collaborative problem-solving challenge with a focus on community activism.


Students from Whalley Range 11-18 High School took part in The Bright Ideas Challenge, run by Shell, to investigate how cities might look in 2050 and devise innovative solutions that could power our cities in the future.

More Careers News

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

The designated Careers Lead for Whalley Range 11-18 High School is Mr Corney.

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

If you would like to offer CEIAG services to our school, please email CEIAG@wrhs1118.co.uk in the first instance.

CEIAG Policy

For our latest CEIAG Policy please visit our policies page.

How we Measure and Assess the Impact of our Careers Programme

  • Destination measures
  • Student, parent and staff voice
  • Employer feedback
  • Visiting partners
  • Work experience evaluation
  • Website analytical review
  • External accreditation

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)

Our Year 11 careers ambassadors have been sifting through the applications to recruit our new year 10 ambassadors. https://t.co/LkZsMIAdim
Year 11 have been set the ‘Making Post 16 choices’ module on @Start_Profile to complete independently this half ter… https://t.co/tWUUzFe4V5
We’re excited to start the new school year with a brand new event for students and parents. We bring you… https://t.co/YeBetLOFuf