Month: January 2018 (7)

Hosting a Cross Trust Training Day on Growth Mindset

Inspired to further develop our cross Trust working, in December 2017, supported by a grant from the Regional Schools’s Commissioner to build capacity, we held a training day at Old Trafford bringing together all the teachers and support staff from our three academies, along with staff from our p...

Developing a Multisite Network of Websites

New to my role as Trust Lead Web Developer, I was challenged to put together a vision of how we should develop our cluster of school websites going forwards. We needed a setup that would better facilitate shared content such as Trust policies, whilst maintaining a unique look and feel for each of...

About The Answer in the Room

We are keen to develop ways to share ideas within our Academy Trust and beyond. A blog to which all staff could contribute, both teaching and support staff seemed an ideal mechanism for this. Rather than one voice, we could capture many and begin to reflect the wide variety of skill and expertise...

No Pens Day

At Whalley Range, students are already given many opportunities to develop ‘presentational talk’, but this year we have focused on developing what Voice 21 have coined ‘exploratory talk’. Through the development of oracy in the curriculum, students have been engaging critically and constructively...

Oracy in Action

To meet the demands of the new GCSEs and curriculum changes, staff at Whalley Range have been teaching students three oracy strategies or ‘talk protocols’ to encourage them to develop their oral communication in both formal and informal situations.

Quality Marks, Awards & Affiliations

Cyber Essentials Certificate logo Real World Learning Awards Winner 2021 logo Confederation of School Trusts logo Education and Leadership Trust logo The East Manchester Academy logo Levenshulme High School logo Whalley Range 11-18 High School logo Whalley Range Sixth Form College logo