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Transition

We welcome the opportunity of showcasing our excellent facilities and discussing the academic, emotional, physical and social merits of being a student at Whalley Range 11-18 High School.

We invite you to watch and enjoy our Transition video. It is packed with invaluable information about our popular, vibrant, forward thinking and successful school. If, after viewing the video you are as excited as we are about the opportunities available to your daughter at Whalley Range 11-18 High School please contact us to arrange a visit and give yourself the opportunity to ask any questions.

Dates for parents/carers of incoming Year 7 students:

New Intake Evening

This event will give the parents/carers of those students offered a Year 7 place for September the opportunity to have a guided tour of the school.


Question and Answer Event

Parents/carers and students are requested to make their way to the student entrance situated at the right hand side of the building where they will be greeted by members of staff. The Question and Answer Event will be led by our Academy Headteacher Mrs E Hole and Mr M Lea Assistant Headteacher. Both are looking forward to meeting with you and answering your questions. The formal part of the session will start at 4.00 PM prompt followed by question and answer time and refreshments. There will also be an opportunity to speak with some of our current students.

Your daughter(s) will be attending a separate Question and Answer session which will be held at the same time with Mrs E Haidinger (Transition Co-ordinator) and Mrs J Davies (Transition Administrator).


New Intake Days for Students

This is an opportunity for our new students to meet some of their new teachers and experience what it is like at secondary school.

All students should arrive at school for 8.15 AM and be collected at 3.00 PM. All primary schools have been informed of the dates and will mark your daughter present provided that she registers with us on both dates. The dress code for students is a white T-shirt and school trousers. There is no need to wear primary school uniform. You will receive further information by post prior to the event.


New Intake Evening for Parents / Meeting

Parents/carers will be invited to attend one of the sessions which will run on the night. The aim of the evening is to give parents/carers the opportunity to attend a talk by our Academy Headteacher Mrs E Hole and her Senior Leadership Team, to meet Heads of House and to talk with other parents/carers. You will receive further information by post prior to the event.


Guided Tours

The staff at Whalley Range 11-18 High School are very proud of their school. We welcome the opportunity of showcasing our excellent facilities and discussing the academic, emotional, physical and social merits of being a student at Whalley Range 11-18 High School. We are always willing and delighted to spend time with prospective students and their parents/carers prior to enrolment. If you would like to come and meet us on a working day you will be most welcome.

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