Welcome to
Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Mrs J. Fahey

(Academy Headteacher)

Our school is a warm and caring community for all students. We celebrate diversity and believe strongly in providing an environment where all young people thrive. We work together with families, our local community, business partners and local universities to enhance our students’ education. Our core purpose is to support students of all abilities and backgrounds to develop high aspirations, believe in themselves and achieve their full potential. Continue reading.

Whole School Promotional Video
The school community is highly motivated and positive. Pupils are very positive about their school life. Ofsted 2017

Links / Resources

Upcoming Events

  • Drama Showcase (DCP - Y11)
    26/11/2020  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Student Charity Event

  • Year 12/13 Certificate Afternoon
    02/12/2020  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Year 11 Certificate Evening
    02/12/2020  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Deadline for Year 11 applications to WRSF

  • Sixth Form Interviews - SLT
    09/12/2020  3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

  • St Ann's Carol Service (DCP - Various)

  • Student Charity Event

  • Year 11 PPE Week 1

  • Sixth Form Interhouse Week (PE)

While we do try to plan our events in advance they are subject to changes, so please check back regularly, especially when close to an event date.

More events on our Calendar

We are a member of the Education and Leadership Trust

Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower young people to be the next generation of leaders.


Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

We strive for excellence and are very proud of our achievements and affiliations.

If you believe something is missing or should be removed from the list below, please let us know.

Confederation of School Trusts logo Educate Awards Winner 2019 logo SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards 2018 logo SSAT Effective Learning Behaviour logo SSAT Climate for Learning logo Cyber Essentials Certificate logo Manchester United Foundation logo The Duke of Edinburgh logo The Cultural Diversity Standards logo The Schools Co-operative Society logo School Achievement Award logo Sport England logo Leading Edge Partnership Programme logo The Quality in Careers Standard logo Healthy Schools Manchester logo Basic Skills Quality Mark logo Whalley Range Sixth Form logo Education and Leadership Trust logo