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    We’d like to wish you an enjoyable and restful break over the February half term. School will resume as normal for all students on Monday 26th February 2018.

  • It’s our Year 8 Student Led Academic Tutorial & Study Skills Session/Final Option Choices evening on Monday 12th March 2018.

  • As part of Safer Internet Day, our BBC School Reporters have written this insightful report about the importance of this event and what we’ve been doing in school to promote it.

  • This year, Safer Internet Day is on Tuesday 6th February 2018.

  • Whalley Range Sixth Form has been working in partnership with Deloitte for three years and the partnership continues to grow in strength. Nick Owen, chairman of North West Europe for Deloitte, and Lauren Clarke from Deloitte, visited Whalley Range 11-18 High School on Tuesday 30th January 2018 to discover for themselves how students have benefited from the partnership.

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

  • Take a look at our Options Booklets for 2018 to see what choices are available to current Year 8 and 9 students.

  • Our Academy has been given the opportunity to take part in a new project that will run in partnership with Manchester Safeguarding Board and Greater Manchester Police.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Welcome from the Academy Headteacher and Executive Headteacher

Whalley Range is a popular and oversubscribed school and continues to be a very high performing girls’ high school. We work together with families, our local community, business partners and local universities to enhance our students’ education.

Student Senior Leadership Team (SSLT)

We are the Student Senior Leadership Team and we represent the student body. It’s our responsibility to ensure that school life centres around the wants and needs of us, the students.

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We are a member of:

The Education and Leadership Trust (ELT)

The Education and Leadership Trust 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.

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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