Our policies aim to provide parents/guardians, staff, and students with clear information about the organisation and ethos of Whalley Range 11-18 High School. These policies help us to work together to do the best for those in our care.
We encourage all parents/carers to check if their child is entitled to free school meals. Being registered for free school meals benefits the student and the school.
Information from the Manchester City Council on how to claim Universal Credit, which brings together some existing benefits such as housing benefit and tax credits.
An easy way to keep track of your daughter’s progress in school.
Important information for Parents/Carers regarding attendance and punctuality, including procedures, timetables and expectations.
As of September 2017 we changed the way we accept payments for School Meals, Trips and Events. Payments are only accepted online via the ParentPay website or by cash at a PayPoint at local retailers*. Cash is no longer accepted in school for these items.
Information from the Department for Education about the new GCSEs and their grading system.
Please see the bus timetable for Whalley Range 11-18 High School under ‘downloads’ on this page, which contains information on the services that will operate for our school during the 2017/2018 academic year, effective from 1 September 2017.
Information and advice for parents and carers on supporting young people online.
We believe that the use of ICT is an essential part of education in the 21st century. The Internet and other digital information technologies are powerful tools, which open up new opportunities for everyone.
Useful advice for parents about where and how to use local national health services in Manchester. Find helpful videos with translated versions in Arabic, Bengali, Punjabi and Urdu.
Our staff put on a wide range of extra-curricular clubs and activities throughout the school year. Please take a look at our timetables under downloads on this page to see what students can get involved in this academic year.
Information on how to keep children and young people safe against radicalisation and extremism, with useful links for further support.
Many families plan holidays or heritage trips abroad and take their children with them in school holidays. Please take a look at this advice for parents/carers when travelling abroad.
Pupil Premium funding is given to public schools in England to spend on raising the attainment of disadvantaged students. Schools with a Year 7 cohort also receive a Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Premium to spend on supporting students who have not achieved at least a level 4 in reading and/or maths at Key Stage 2.
High attendance is imperative to allow our students to achieve their full potential. Take a look at the tips on this page to help keep your daughters attendance at a high level.
Key contact information for parents and carers to help you find the right person to deal with your query.
Details of the Whalley Range school day, including times.
Whalley Range 11-18 High School students should be smart and business-like. Please ensure that your child is appropriately dressed for school.
More information about Supporting your Child...
If you or your child has been affected by the recent events in Manchester or London, and you would like some advice about help and support at this difficult time, please visit this page on the Team Mental Health website.