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School News

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.

Bridging the Gap 2018

Incoming Year 12 students can access resources to work over the summer holidays via our Bridging the Gap frog site.

Key Stage 3 Students Aspire, Bee-lieve and Achieve

Students in Years 7 and 8 were left buzzing after they completed work on our very own Whalley Range Bee, which was created as part of Bee in the City’s Inspiring Learning Programme.

The Beautiful Bright Beginning

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.

Patsy Kane Celebrates The Tutor Trust, alongside the Mayor for Greater Manchester

Executive Head, Patsy Kane, was delighted to be asked to talk at the start of the evening reception for The Tutor Trust’s annual summer reception at Manchester Museum, alongside Andy Burnham, the mayor for Greater Manchester.

How the New 9-1 GCSE Grades Work

In England, there have been major changes to GCSEs, with a new 9-1 grading system being phased in to reflect a more demanding curriculum.

Contacting the LRC After School

If students are using the LRC after school, there is now a direct phone number for parents/carers to use if they need to get in touch with their daughter. This number will put you through to the LRC reception desk directly.

Blind Date With A Book

In a bid to encourage students to widen their reading selection ‘Blind Date with a Book’ took place on Tuesday 8th May 2018.