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    Information for students on how to access help and support following the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.

  • We’d like to wish you an enjoyable and restful break over the May half term holiday. School will resume as normal for all students on Monday 5th June 2017.

  • The appalling attack at the Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May 2017 is currently being treated as a suspected terrorist incident. All our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have lost loved ones or have been injured or traumatised.

  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: From September 2017 we’re changing the way we accept payment for School Meals, Trips and Events.

  • Take a look at the second issue of our brand new termly WRHS student magazine: In Range Magazine.

  • Please take a look at our latest Ofsted inspection report (2017). We are officially a good and improving school with effective leadership.

  • This year Foster Care Fortnight will be taking place from Monday 8th to Sunday 21st May 2017.

  • Important information for Students and Parents/Carers of students who are taking their examinations.


Welcome to Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Sixth Form College

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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

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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

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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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