This week's Assemblies
Assemblies for week beginning 6th February will be led by Miss Steel and the History Department on the topic of Holocaust Memorial Week. Assemblies will be held as follows:
Tuesday: ...Read More
Teenage Booster and Meningitis ACWY Vaccinations
Consent packs for vaccinations from NHS Lothian are out now for pupils in S3 (and in S4 – S6 who have not yet received their vaccinations).
Every year, pupils in S3 are offered the ...Read More
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service have released their Winter Safety booklets containing information on Winter Safety. This includes reminders on safety tips when using electric blankets, ...Read More
Course Choice Booklets
Pupils who are currently in S2, S3, S4 and S5, will soon be making their course choices for Session 2017/18.
Course Choice booklets containing information on the subjects and levels ...Read More
The Compass Cafe is a place to come and meet friends, have lunch, chat, do some fun things and discuss faith and life. We also try to organise occasional outings and trips. Compass Cafe ...Read More
Vine Trust Easyfundraising page
Did you know that whenever you buy anything online - from your weekly shop to your annual holiday - you could be collecting free donations for Whitburn Academy's Vine Trust trip to Peru in ...Read More
Cooking Charges For Home Economics and Hospitality
The charges for each year group in the Home Economics Department are listed below:
Pupils will be expected to have paid their Home Economics money for the year by Friday 14th October 2016:
The ...Read More
Scholar Revision and Grade Improver
Scholar is a valuable – and free to use- resource which will help you to consolidate your previous learning, offer you useful revision strategies and allow you to practise assessments.
Your ...Read More
Measles Infection in Lothian
Measles cases have been confirmed in Lothian over the past month in teenagers and young adults.
Please do not send your child to school if they have any symptoms suggestive of measles ...Read More
iPayImpact Userguide for Parents
West Lothian Council have released a Parent's Guide for making online school payments using iPayimpact. The guide contains a detailed description on how to log in and how to use ...Read More
West Lothian Council have issued information on the Educational Benefits available to Parents and Carers, the way the Council inform parents and carers of these benefits is changing.
School ...Read More
Whitburn Academy New Work Experience Programme
A new, flexible version of the traditional Work Experience Programme is being piloted by West Lothian Council. Whitburn Academy will be involved in this new model. The pilot aims to better meet ...Read More
Twilight Classes start on Monday 26th September and run from 3.40 - 4.40pm. See the timetable below for details of when they take place who is leading them. A copy will also be ...Read More
Thinkuknow is an an excellent resource for parents/carers, giving advice and information on a broad range of online safety issues that your child may face as they grow. There is advice on how to deal ...Read More
Pokemon Go, a parent's guide
Pokemon Go is the latest online craze and is extremely popular across the world as it uses "augmented reality" (a cross between real life and an online world).
It does have it's ...Read More
NHS Careers - promoting all careers in NHS Scotland
NHS Education for Scotland and Skills Development Scotland have developed the new website which promotes the hundreds of different careers on offer in the country. The Website is now live ...Read More
School Meal Prices from 1st April 2016
The prices for School Meals will be changing from Friday 1st April. They will be as follows:
Adult Price List
2 Course Lunch
Main ...Read More
Job and Training Opportunities
Each month, Skills Development Scotland release a list of all the Jobs and Training Opportunities available in the West Lothian area. A copy of their latest bulletin is available for ...Read More
Staying Safe Online
The sharing of inappropriate images on Social Media is a practice that some young people are becoming involved in. This is done on a number of different forums including Facebook, Instagram and ...Read More
ooVoo Guide for Parents
ooVoo is a video chat app. It lets you make video calls, voice calls and send texts to friends and family. To register with the site, you can set up an account with ooVoo or sign up using an existing ...Read More
West Lothian Council's Casual Bank
West Lothian Council are looking for people interested in joining their pool of casual staff to cover posts at short notice in areas such as catering, cleaning and school crossing guides throughout ...Read More
Children and Young People of Armed Forces Families in Scottish Schools
The Association of Directors of Education in Scotland have released a leaflet detailing help and support for the Children and Young People of Armed Forces families in Scottish Schools.
A copy of the ...Read More
Employer engagement in Cfe Links for School Leavers
The SQA have complied an information sheet with information for employers about the new qualifications introduced over the last few years. They suggest that school leavers add the links ...Read More
A Parent's Guide to Snapchat
Snapchat is a media-sharing and chat app that is very popular with teenagers. The text, photos and videos you send disappear seconds after they're viewed – you get to decide how long your ...Read More
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 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