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.
Posted by: admin | 19/08/2015 15:11 PM
Promotional Video 2015
Whitburn Academy's 2015 version of our promotional video, is now available to view on our Youtube page. Please follow the link to view it. ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 26/06/2015 13:31 PM
Mr Adair's Summer Message
Dear Parent / Carer
I am very pleased to be writing to you once again, there is much to look back on and to celebrate, as well as exciting opportunities to come in the new session.
As I write this, we are about to embark on the final week of term, with Activities Week taking up the final three days of next week. Students will be go-karting, going to see the Kelpies, taking part in a treasure hunt at Polkemmet, climbing at Ratho, ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 26/06/2015 13:07 PM
Sky Academy Visit
On Monday 22nd June, 13 PE higher students visited the newly built Sky Academy Studios in Livingston. Sky Academy is a set of initiatives using the power of TV, creativity and sport to unlock potential in young people. The pupils had the opportunity to create a news report using Sky’s latest technology, the report focused on Mind, Body and Sport with a key focus on inactivity in under 16’s in Scotland. The pupils explored how ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 26/06/2015 13:07 PM
The new Higher Administration and IT classes have been completing their induction unit for our newly introduced subject. The classes were taking part in a team building exercise. The students were set into groups and given the task to see who see which group could build the tallest free standing tower which could hold a two pence piece. The students were only given two pieces of paper and a piece of sellotape. ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 26/06/2015 10:51 AM
Positive Rewards Trip
On Thursday 25th June, 66 Pupils and 8 Staff attended the positive rewards trip to Alton Towers. Pupils attending the trip were chosen for their excellent tracking and excellent behaviour throughout the year.
Leaving from the School at 2am, the pupils made the long 6 hour journey south to the Theme Park by bus. The pupils had a fantastic time and were a credit to Whitburn Academy with their excellent behaviour. ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 26/06/2015 09:47 AM
Summer Newsletter 2015
The Latest edition of the Whitburn Academy Newsletter has been released. It features 33 pages celebrating the many successes of our Pupils during the Summer Term including: The under 16 football team's league and cup double, Schuh Challenge Winners, Scanners Filming, Anne Frank Exhibition, BBC Little Painting Challenge and the 2014/15 prizewinners.
News from the final week of term will feature in the Autumn Newsletter, which will be ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 25/06/2015 09:26 AM
Climbing Centre Trip
On Wednesday 25th June, 8 pupils attended Ratho Climbing Centre in Edinburgh as part of Activities Week. For some of the pupils, this was their first experience of climbing on the indoor climbing wall.
All the pupils who attended had a great time. ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 25/06/2015 08:38 AM
Michelle Vidler, two time Olympian and gold medal Commonwealth athlete for Judo visited the pupils of Whitburn Academy on Tuesday 23rd June. She firstly worked with the Higher and National 5 Physical Education pupils giving them an inspirational speech about her dreams and achievements and also asking the pupils what their aspirations were for life. She then delivered a taster judo session where the pupils experienced the language and ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 24/06/2015 14:19 PM
Summer Fete Performance
On 23rd June, a number of Whitburn Academy pupils took part in a trip to Stoneyburn Primary School to participate in their annual outdoor end-of-term fete.
The school Wind Band and Singing Group provided the live musical entertainment for the afternoon which was very well received by the primary pupils, parents and staff who seemed delighted and thanked everyone for coming along to play for them.
Well Done to all the pupils who ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 24/06/2015 12:51 PM
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