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School News

Take 10 and Shelf Help Initiatives Support Mental Health

Whalley Range 11-18 High School has been promoting reading and supporting mental health issues through the Take 10 and Shelf Help initiatives, which encourage reading as a way to relax and de-stress.

National Libraries Week

Whalley Range 11-18 High School recently celebrated National Libraries Week, an annual event to celebrate and promote our much-loved libraries. This year the focus was on wellbeing.

Year 7 Academic Tutorial

Our Year 7 Academic Tutorial is on Monday 5th November 2018.

MUFoundation - A Data Protection Update

This year we’ll be continuing our partnership with the Manchester United Foundation. For transparency, it is important that we highlight how data is used within this partnership.

Whalley Range Exceeds £4,000 target for The Christie

During the last academic year, staff and students raised money for The Christie’s Teenage and Young Adult Unit. We are delighted to announce that we exceeded our £4,000 target and presented The Christie with a cheque for £5,260.43! For our efforts, we have been awarded a donor coin at The Christie.

Major Roadworks around Regent Road (Manchester and Salford Inner Relief Route)

From Wednesday 29 August, Manchester City Council and Salford City Council began major improvement works on six junctions on and around Regent Road, which may disrupt travel for upto 12 months.

Changes to School Bus Fares from September 2018

An update from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) with regards to school bus fares, which are set to increase from September 2018.

National Winners of Shell Bright Ideas Challenge

A group of Year 9 students presented their idea for solving the energy crisis at the Shell ‘Make the Future Live’ festival in London on the 5th and 6th of July and were voted national winners by the public. The school has been awarded £5000 to contribute towards STEM.

Bee a Reader or a Buzzing Creative Writer this Summer

Read Manchester, in association with Bee in the City, are encouraging residents to get involved in two competitions this summer: The ‘Bee a Reader Challenge’ and the ‘Buzzing Creative Writer Challenge’.

Student Victorious in Mother Tongue Other Tongue Poetry Competition

For the second year running, a student from Whalley Range 11-18 High School has won the Regional Mother Tongue Other Tongue competition in the Mother Tongue category.