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

  • Academy Committee
    07/07/2022

  • Ainsdale Beach Trip (Biology - Year 12)
    07/07/2022

  • Prom (Year 11)
    07/07/2022

  • Sports Day
    07/07/2022

  • Derwent Reservoir - B Half (English and Global Awareness - Year 8)
    08/07/2022

  • Year 5 Transition Day
    11/07/2022

  • Year 5 Transiton Day
    12/07/2022

  • DofE Final Expedition (PE - Year 10)
    13/07/2022 - 14/07/2022  

  • Art and Design Exhibition
    14/07/2022

  • Summer Ball (Year 12/13)
    14/07/2022

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

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