Young Carers Support at Whalley Range High School 11-18

Young Carers

At Whalley Range 11-18 High School, we facilitate respite and support for students with a caring role. We are currently working towards the Young Carers in School Award and working together with our partners in schools and early help, our parents, carers and children. 

What is a Young Carer?

We recognise young carers as children and young people under the age of 18, who provide care to another family member.

Within our support for young carers we consider what tasks they are doing, as well as the impact upon their emotional, physical and social wellbeing. We are aware that the demands of this caring role can sometimes affect a student’s progress.

We Offer

  • Half termly meetings offering opportunities for students to highlight any support required
  • Regular trips such as ice skating, bowling, cinema trips
  • In school events such as cooking, radio skills and gaming
  • A chance to get to know other young carers in similar situations
  • Links to further information and support organisations


Who to contact

Contact Name
Fabio Da Silva and Morressa Connolly
Contact Position
Young Carers Champions
01161 861 9727 01161 861 9727
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Fabio Da Silva - Young Carer Champion and Business Studies Teacher

Morressa Connolly -Young Carers Champion and Deputy Head of Pastoral & Behavior

Where to go

Whalley Range High School 11-18
Wilbraham Road
Whalley Range
Greater Manchester
M16 8GW
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