Welcome to
Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Mrs J. Fahey

(Academy Headteacher)

Striving to educate, inspire and empower young women to be the next generation of leaders.

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

  • Biology Olympiad (Science - Year 12)

  • Term Starts

  • Farm Trip - DCP (Year 7)

  • HPV Immunisations (Year 8)
    08/06/2022 - 09/06/2022  

  • Farm Trip - DCP (Year 7)

  • House Assembly Week
    13/06/2022 - 17/06/2022  

  • Year 10 PPE (speaking)

  • Crowden Field Trip (Geography - Year 10)

  • Farm Trip - DCP (Year 7)

  • Crowden Field Trip (Geography - Year 10)

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

The Trust was founded in 2014 as a cooperative academy trust and the co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity continue to guide our Trust values of Excellence, Leadership and Teamwork.


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.

Cyber Essentials Certificate logo Real World Learning Awards Winner 2021 logo 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 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