How to Apply

All applications to Whalley Range 11-18 High School are made direct to the Local Authority (LA) – our local authority is Manchester City Council.
  • Capacity: 1350 (11-16), 350 (16-18)
  • Places available for 2021/22 / PAN: 270
  • Our school follows the admission rules of our local council: Manchester City Council

Admissions Policy

Please visit our policies page for the latest Admissions Policy.

Apply for a Secondary School Place for September 2022

If you would like to apply for a place for September 2022, you will need to complete the Apply for a Secondary School Place form.

The closing date is 5pm on Monday 1st November 2021.

In-year Application (September 2021 – July 2022)

If you would like to apply for an in-year application, you will need to download the School Admissions In-Year Application Form.

If your daughter is already at secondary school (in Manchester, or in a different Local Authority), part of the form will need to be completed by her current school, and you should arrange to have this done before you send the form.

Applications can be made direct to the school or via the Local Authority (Manchester City Council):

Apply to our Sixth Form College

Please follow this link for information on how to apply to the Whalley Range Sixth Form College.

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