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House Captains Announced

House Captains Announced

Following on from the appointment of the Head Boy, Head Girl and their Deputes, Bruce, Douglas and Wallace Houses have appointed their House Captains and Vice House Captains.   The

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House Captains Announced

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MacMillan Coffee Morning

MacMillan Coffee Morning

The Charity Committee held a stall in the foyer on Fri 26th Sept to raise money for MacMillan. They sold decorated cakes (baked by themselves) and

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Mock Court Case


Mock Court Case
Fourteen of our senior pupils travelled to Edinburgh on Wednesday 10th September for the first of four tutorials for the Mock Court inter-school competition.  The pupils will be taking on  the roles  of solicitors ,witnesses , researchers and writers and will be attending three further sessions and going to the Offshore Oil and Gas Training and Survival Centre in Montrose to find out more about safety and risk assessment.  ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 22/09/2014 10:53 AM

Referendum Big Debate


Referendum Big Debate
On Thursday 11th September senior pupils from S5 and S6 attended the BBC televised Big Debate for the Scottish Independence Referendum.  We had five brave students who volunteered to sit at the front of the arena and ask questions of the panel.  Unfortunately they didn’t get a chance to ask their important questions, but many of the main issues surrounding the referendum were answered by the panel.  It was an exciting event, ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 22/09/2014 10:50 AM

Rugby 'Come and Try' Afternoon


Rugby 'Come and Try' Afternoon
On Friday 12th September, 13 or our S1 pupils attended a Rugby 'Come and Try' afternoon organised by the West Lothian Schools Sport Partnership at Deans Community High School.   All the Boys had a great time and would encourage others to take up Rugby as a sport. For any pupils who are interested in playing rugby, Whitburn Academy offers Rugby as an Extra Curricular Activity.   It takes place from 3.30pm until 5pm on the playing ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 22/09/2014 10:46 AM

Head Boy/ Girl announced


Head Boy/ Girl announced
Following a vote and a series of interviews, Whitburn Academy are delighted to announce that David Mark has been appointed Head Boy and Katie Abbot has been appointed Head Girl.  Kamern Brown is Depute Head Boy and Rachel Liu is Depute Head Girl.   Congratulations to all 4 pupils. ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 17/09/2014 16:31 PM

Winning Start for S1/2 Football Team


Winning Start for  S1/2 Football Team
The S1/2 football team recently triumphed against Armadale Academy in glorious Whitburn Friday sunshine. The team got off to a nervous start however reached half time with the score at 2-2.    Into the seconld half and the team started brightly and as the half wore on going  from strength to strength to run out the eventual winners with a suberb scoreline of 5-2, a superb result for our first game of the season. Well Done to ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 17/09/2014 10:51 AM

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Tanzania 2016 Diary Dates

Tanzania 2016 Diary Dates
Here are a couple of important diary dates for Pupils going on or interested in going on the 2016 Vine Trust Trip to Tanzinia. There will be a meeting for any pupils currently in S4 or S5 who are ...Read More

Midnight Football League

Midnight Football League
Interested in playing 5 a side football for free?   Are you aged 12-17?   The Bank of Scotland Midnight league is running at a venue near you.   It is organised and run ...Read More

S6 Study Supporters

S6 Study Supporters
New this year! Want to speak to someone who has just been through the exam system? Or maybe you just want to sit and study alongside a member of our S6 who could help you in a certain subject. If ...Read More

This Week's Assemblies

This Week's Assemblies
Assemblies for week beginning Monday 29th September will be led by the Art Department and are as follows:   Tuesday – Douglas Wednesday – Wallace Thursday - Bruce ...Read More

Twilight Classes

Twilight Classes
Twilight classes for pupils taking National 4, National 5, Higher or Advanced Highers start on week beginning Monday 22nd September. Please take advantage of as many opportunities as possible. ...Read More

Company B Drama Workshop

Company B Drama Workshop
Firefly Arts are bringing their Company B Drama Workshop to the Regal Theatre in Bathgate.   The Workshops are open to all Young People in S1 and above.   Starting on Tuesday 2nd ...Read More

Clear out for Charity

Clear out for Charity
Now is the time for that wardrobe clear out! The charity committee are raising funds for the British Heart Foundations “Bag it Beat it” campaign which is running throughout September. ...Read More

PE Kit Policy

PE Kit Policy
Below is a copy of a Letter Issued by the PE Department regarding PE Kit.   The letter in its original format can be found on the Letters page of the website. Whitburn AcademyShanks ...Read More

School Mailing List

School Mailing List
To sign up and receive the latest newsletters issued by the school, please click on the following link and complete the form at the foot of the ...Read More

West Lothian Foodbank

West Lothian Foodbank
Would you like to help feed some hungry people who live in West Lothian? Whitburn Academy is now a collection point for the Food Bank which is based in Whitburn. Food Banks rely on the ...Read More

Whitburn and District Community Development Trust

Whitburn and District Community Development Trust
Whitburn Community Development Trust supports residents in Whitburn East Whitburn and Greenrigg and we currently have a range of services which might be of interest to students and their families ...Read More
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