Pupil Council Results
The results of the Pupil Council elections have been annouunced and the two committees have been set up. There is a a junior (S1-S3) and a senior (S4-S6) Pupil Council with the Junior Council having 12 Pupils and the Senior Council having 10 Pupils.
The committee's will be having their first meeting in the coming weeks. Congratulations to all 22 pupils on their election.
Posted by: admin | 08/10/2015 11:35 AM
CREST Bronze Award
During 2014/15, Several current S2 and S3 pupils took part in the CREST Bronze Award scheme as part of their Masterclass. Pupils who achieved these awards displayed excellent teamwork, research and communication skills. In order to achieve their award they had to investigate a relevant global issue of their choice and communicate findings to their peers and teachers. They also had to fill out a profile reflecting on their work and ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 08/10/2015 11:34 AM
Head Boy and Head Girl Announced
Following interviews with the Senior Leadership Team, Whitburn Academy are pleased to announce the appointments of our Head Boy, Head Girl and Deputy Head Boy / Girl for Session 2015 -16.
The appointments are as follows:
Head Boy : Craig McDowell
Head Girl: Lewis Walker
Deputy Head Boy: Lewis Walker
Deputy Head Boy: Erin Gardner-Young
Congratulations to all 4 pupils on their success and everyone at Whitburn Academy ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 01/10/2015 14:57 PM
Arcade Club update
Since the start of term, great progress has been made on the development of an Arcade Machine by the Arcade Club. Mrs Brown and Pupils from the DMG department who have been involved have created and finalised the design of the box and outer shell of the machine and have begun cutting parts of the outer case. A trial panel made out of Perspex to test the fitting and layout of the joystick and buttons for the arcade machine ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 01/10/2015 12:32 PM
Handball Championship Qualifiers
On Tuesday 29th September, Whitburn Academy had 3 teams entered into the National Handball Championship Qualifiers. All pupils did extremely well with our S3/S4 and S5/S6 teams qualifying for the finals. We are still awaiting confirmation as to whether our S1/S2 team have qualified for the final. Our star player was Christopher White in the S5/S6 team who plays handball for Scotland.
Well Done and Congratulations to all the pupils who took ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 30/09/2015 15:36 PM
Donation to Syrian Refugee Appeal
Whitburn Academy was very pleased to make a donation of clothing, blankets and sleeping bags to the Syrian refugee appeal on Thursday 10th September. In the photograph on this page are some of our S6 pupils looking very smart in the Academy’s current uniform of shirts, ties and blazers. The school donated a large quantity of unused polo shirts, warm sweatshirts and plimsolls from the school’s previous uniform to the collection, which ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 29/09/2015 16:50 PM
MacMillan Coffee Morning
On Friday 25th September, Whitburn Academy held a MacMillan Coffee Morning to raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Support.
A coffee morning (complete with a game of Bingo!) for Staff was held in the Staff Room at Breaktime, whilst in the Foyer a bake sale was held for pupils.
A big thank you to all staff and students involved in both staff coffee morning and the bake sale, especially, the Charity Committee for organising the ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 29/09/2015 12:25 PM
Pupils Meet First Minister
On Thursday 24th September, two of our S5 pupils, had the fantastic opportunity to meet the First Minister at the Scottish Parliament yesterday. They arranged this themselves, and the First Minister was keen to meet the two girls due to their interest and success with school debating. The photograph on this page shows both girls with Nicola Sturgeon in her private office! Congratulations to both girls.
Posted by: admin | 25/09/2015 09:21 AM
Tanzania 2016 Fundraising Update
Fundraising for the Vine Trust trip to Tanzania in 2016, which a group of our S5 and S6 pupils will be taking part in, continued over the Summer Holidays.
Mrs Rhind's running club, Jog Scotland Westwoods, held a charity run and barbecue raising a fantastic £150 towards our funds. Meanwhile Amanda Henderson raised £850 by organising a pie, peas and bingo evening.
The £1000 raised over the summer has gone ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 24/09/2015 16:25 PM
Tobacco Project Awards
A group of S1 Pupils took part in a Tobacco Project whilst at Fallahill Primary School, which earned them both local & National Awards. On Monday 7th September, they were further credited with a level 3 Dynamic Youth Award, additional recognition of their fantastic achievement. They held exhibitions in the ‘Centre’ Livingston and Fauldhouse Partnership Centre sharing what they had learned about the effects of ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 24/09/2015 16:24 PM
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