Parents and Carers

Welcome to the Parents and Carers section of our website, which aims to help you find everything you might need to support your child’s schooling, all in one central place.

Parents and Carers: Show All

Welcome to the Parents and Carers section of our website, which aims to help you find everything you might need to support your child’s schooling, all in one central place.

Food Banks

A list of local organisations providing food and essentials for families to make use of in the local area.
Whalley Range 11-18 High School

The School Day

A complete timetable of the school day, plus arrival times and locations.

EduLink One

EduLink One is the most convenient way to receive up to date information about your child’s homework, timetable, progress reports, attendance, conduct and much more, direct to your phone or PC.

Online Safety at Whalley Range

We believe that the use of ICT is an essential part of education in the 21st century. The Internet and other digital information technologies are powerful tools, which open up new opportunities for everyone.

School Uniform

Please ensure that your child is appropriately dressed for school at all times.
A photo of students celebrating their results on Sixth Form Results Day 2022


We know how challenging parenting is and we want to support you to be the best parents you can be. Here are some resources to help you manage your children’s wellbeing and behaviour, and support your family life.
Personal Development logo

Extra Curricular Activities

Our staff put on a wide range of extra-curricular clubs and activities throughout the school year. Please take a look at the timetables on this page to see what students can get involved in this academic year.

Who to Contact

Key contact information for parents and carers to help you find the right person to deal with your query.

Holidays Abroad

Many families plan holidays or heritage trips abroad and take their children with them in school holidays. Please take a look at this advice for parents/carers when travelling abroad.

Parent Letters

An archive of our latest parent letters for you to download.


Our policies aim to provide parents/careers, staff, and students with clear information about the organisation and ethos of Whalley Range 11-18 High School. These policies help us to work together to do the best for those in our care.

School Bus Service 2023/24

Please see the bus service timetable for Whalley Range 11-18 High School, which contains information on the services that will operate for our school during the 2023/24 academic year.
Our Pass

Free Bus Travel for Young People (Our Pass & Igo Card)

Our Pass and the igo card offer young people free bus travel on local bus services across Greater Manchester, making it easier to access education, work, training, culture and leisure opportunities in the city/region.

PSHRE Curriculum Information for Parents/Carers

At Whalley Range 11-18 High School we take a whole school approach to Personal, Social, Health and Relationships Education and development. This reflects the needs of the students and the ethos of the school.
Whalley Range 11-18 High School

Revision and Exam Information

Important revision and exam information for students and parents/carers of students who are in Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5.

Remote Education Provision

Parental guidance and information for our remote education provision at Whalley Range 11-18 High School.

See, Hear, Respond

A rapid support service for children and young people affected by the coronavirus crisis.

Assessment and Progress

How we record and monitor the assessment and progress of our students throughout their time at Whalley Range 11-18 High School.


School events and term dates. 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.
CEIAG logo

Careers Advice

Our main careers section, complete with advisers, career news, downloads, resources and all things related to CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance).
Personal Development logo


We are extremely proud of the broad and balanced curriculum we offer to all of our students. We are committed to building on the skills our students have previously learned to ensure all students make rapid progress.

Frog Learn

Frog is our VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) and Intranet, used to aid whole school communication and enhance and enrich the learning of our students.

Getting to School

We like to encourage our students where possible to walk or cycle to school. There are many health and environmental benefits attached to walking and cycling. Please use the links below for more information.

Hardship Support

Because some families are facing additional financial challenges due to the COVID-19 virus, Manchester City Council (MCC) want to provide support to families, who need it the most.
Personal Development logo

Health and Wellbeing

At Whalley Range 11–18 High school we are committed to supporting and developing the wellbeing of our students. Our students are provided with a wide range of activities to support their physical and emotional health. The IMatter curriculum places emphasis on each student as an individual.

Revision Strategies

We hope you will find the revision resources provided here useful, whether you are a parent/carer or a student. You will find information on how to make your memory work most effectively and how to make your learning stick. There are also some clever tricks to try to help you when revising and of...

Safeguarding and Reporting Concerns

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare and expect all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a constant vigilant and safe environment.

Supporting Students with SEND

Our SEND Report provides information for parents/carers of children who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, and all those who support children with additional needs.
Whalley Range Young Carers logo

Young Carers

At Whalley Range 11-18 High School, we facilitate respite and support for students with a caring role.

School Closures

If the school is closed for any emergency reason, we will send a text message and an email message to all the parent/carer details that we hold on our student records. It is therefore very important that you keep us up to date with any changes to your mobile phone number or email address. Information will also be available on the school’s website and an answerphone message will be left on the main telephone number (0161 861 9727). In addition, for short notice closures due to severe weather, local radio stations will be informed.

Requesting Information

If you would like a paper copy of any information published on this website please contact the school.

Parent View

An online questionnaire for you to give your view about this school at any time of the year. At the time of an Ofsted inspection, parents are also invited to give inspectors their views using Parent View.

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 One Education Reading Award Gold 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