Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.
The government announced on 22nd February that schools will start a wider re-opening from 8th March 2021. This wider re-opening will be phased across the week beginning 8th March in order to allow for the testing of students on their return to school.
It’s National Apprenticeship Week 2021 and we are happy to be able to share a range of resources to help you find out more about the benefits of studying one in the future.
As part of the Sixth Form's commitment to enhance and enrich our curriculum, students were given the opportunity to take part in our 'Whalley Range Sixth Form College Virtual Careers Fair'.
Safer Internet Day is on Tuesday 9th February 2021 and this year’s theme is ‘an Internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world’.
1st - 7th February 2021 is Children's Mental Health Week. The annual event is a great reminder to set aside some time to speak about your mental health, and with home-schooling and lockdowns here for another few weeks at least, there’s never been a better time to do so.
Introducing Boloh, a new national COVID-19 helpline from Barnardo's for black, Asian and minority ethnic families.
Some of you may now be running low on resources. The following will available for students and parents/carers to collect from the security cabin at the school entrance during week days.
From some of the very best sources, a collection of resources to support reading for pleasure and progress at home.
Due to the ongoing pandemic, our planned CEIAG activities have been adjusted to reflect the current climate. Read about them here.
Parental guidance and information for our remote education provision at Whalley Range 11-18 High School.
Making your Key Stage 4 option choices is an important time for all Year 9 students. Please take the time with your parents/carers to review the information below to ensure you make informed choices.
Science Week kicks off with fascinating experiments, Awesome Scientists of the Day and astronaut Helen Sharman reads from her autobiography in The Big Read.
We've had to make changes to the Year 9 Student Led Academic Tutorial (SLAT), due to be held on Monday 25th January 2021.
Get the latest news, stories and photos from Whalley Range 11-18 High School in the Winter 2020 edition of our school magazine. Now available to download!
Welcome to our first ‘Virtual Parental Partnership Event’ for Key Stage 4. Unfortunately, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, extended measures within the Greater Manchester area and exceptional circumstances that surround this, we are unable to host this event in school.
For the third year running, staff at Whalley Range 11-18 High School have donated to Wood Street Mission (the school’s whole school charity) in support of their Christmas Appeal for 2020.
We would like to congratulate the class of 2020 for being a fantastic and resilient year group and wish them all the best in their Post 16 courses. Remember you will always be part of the Whalley Range family so please stay in contact and let us know all the exciting things you get up to.
In these challenging times, we missed out on the opportunity to say a proper farewell in the Spring and although things continue to be challenging, we want to take the chance to celebrate all of the successes of the class of 2020 at our annual celebration event. However, this year the event will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams.
Welcome to our first ‘Virtual Year 7 Academic Tutorial & Parental Partnership Event’. Unfortunately, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, extended measures within the Greater Manchester area and exceptional circumstances that surround this, we are unable to host this event in school.
A rapid support service for children and young people affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Tips and advice to help students make the most of their home learning, including the use of live lessons on Teams.
Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 will be undertaking assessments in all of their subjects between Monday 9th November – Friday 20th November 2020. These assessments will be used by subject teachers to assess student's understanding on the content covered since our return to school.
This year we'll be continuing our partnership with the Manchester United Foundation. For transparency, it is important that we highlight how data is used within this partnership.
Whalley Range Sixth Form College's statement on the use of the 16-19 tuition fund for September 2020.
Instead of holding our usual event, we have launched our first ever Virtual Open Month. Throughout October, we will provide you with information about our school, curriculum and pastoral support.
Welcome to our first 'Virtual Parental Partnership Event'. Unfortunately, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, extended measures within the Greater Manchester area and exceptional circumstances that surround this, we are unable to host this event in school.
At Whalley Range Sixth Form we recognise the importance of a robust transition programme and acknowledge the importance of having access of resources that can help bridge the gap between year 11 and year 12.
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.