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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

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Winning Start for  S1/2 Football Team

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School Sport Passport

School Sport Passport

The after schools sport programme offers a range of activities and opportunities for all our students. Pupils who wish to take part in any of the

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Best Ever Exam Results


Best Ever Exam Results
The school achieved its best ever results in summer 2014, with record numbers attaining 5 National 5s , 5 National 4s and 5 National 3s. At Higher level, it was the same picture, with over 12% gaining 5 or more Highers, 24% gaining 3 or more Highers, and 47% gaining 1 or more Highers. Significant numbers also gained 1 or more Advanced Highers. The school would like to congratulate all pupils for their amazing efforts and successes in the ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 15/09/2014 11:08 AM

Peru Assembly


Peru Assembly
On the week beginning 25th August, the assemblies were led by Mr Hamilton, Miss Seaton and a group of pupils about their trip to Peru just before the Summer Holidays.   The group of pupils spent 15 days in different areas of Peru, one of the poorest countries in the world, where they helped to dig a trench for a septic tank and helped to lay foundations for a bridge over a stream.   The group travelled with another ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 04/09/2014 14:56 PM

Summer 2014 Newsletter


Summer 2014 Newsletter
Whitburn Academy's newsletter for Summer 2014 is now availiable for download from the Newsletters Page of the School Website.   It features some of the main news stories from the past 6 months.   From next term we hope to release a newsletter every 2 months. Summer 2014 Newsletter ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 27/08/2014 09:25 AM

Welcome Back


Welcome Back
Whitburn Academy has reopened following the Summer Holidays, we'd like to welcome back all our returning Pupils and Staff as well as our New S1 Pupils and new members of Staff.   Keep checking the website for regular updates of all the latest news stories, the calendar and information on any forthcoming events. ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 19/08/2014 12:20 PM

Activities Week


Activities Week
On the final week of term Whitburn Academy held it's annual Activities Week. The week began with a trip to Blackpool Pleasure Beach for the top 100 pupils who scored the highest house points over the year. From Wednesday to Friday there were various activities both in and out of school.    Activities held including Golf, A trip to M&D'S theme park in Motherwell, Cycling around Millport, The Compass Club went for a three day camping ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 08/07/2014 14:46 PM

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School Holiday

School Holiday
Whitburn Academy is on Holiday on Monday 15th September, we reopen for staff on Tuesday 16th September, which is an In Service Day.   We re-open to pupils on Wednesday 17th ...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

This Week's Assemblies

This Week's Assemblies
Assemblies for week beginning Wednesday 17th September will be led by Miss Fowler and Miss Totten on the topic of Child Protection and are as follows:   Wednesday – Douglas Thursday ...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

Peru Trip Blog

Peru Trip Blog
For 15 days in June, we had 12 students and two members of the Whitburn Academy staff on a trip to Peru . The group travelled out with another Scottish school to Peru, where they embarked on 15-day ...Read More

King George V Park Improvements Survey

King George V Park Improvements Survey
Last year Greenspace Scotland and West Lothian Council supported third year pupils from Whitburn Academy to carry out a ‘placemaking approach’ within their local community to identify ...Read More

Tell us what you think

Tell us what you think
Whitburn Academy's new school website has been live for 4 months now and we would like to know what you think of it.  We would appreciate it if you could take 5 minutes to answer 9 quick ...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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