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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%

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Best Ever Exam Results

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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

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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

Prizegiving


Prizegiving
It is a great pleasure to prepare and organise for the annual Prizegiving and this year I had a great team working with me.  To celebrate the attainment and achievements of our students who have worked exceptionally hard all year to gain top spot for subjects is a highlight of the school calendar.  Obviously this is not all the students who have worked really hard all year so a big well done needs to go to them as well.  The ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 27/06/2014 09:50 AM

Promotional Video


Promotional Video
Over the last few months, Whitburn Academy has been preparing a video to promote some of the activities carried out by our Pupils around the school.   The video was premiered on the TV Screens in the Foyer and Academy Cafe at Prizegiving on Wednesday 18th June. The Video is now availiable on our Youtube page http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDEC4oZ2dcc&feature=youtu.be ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 26/06/2014 16:38 PM

County Sports


County Sports
On Wednesday 18th June Whitburn Academy took part in the Track and Field Championships at Grangemouth Stadium.  A select group of athletes competed in a variety of events and were very successful.  Robbie MacMillan, Callan Stone, Emma Mackie and John James Henderson all made it through their 100m Heats and made it to the 100m Finals.  In the Finals the pupils were running against the eight fastest pupils in their age group in West ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 26/06/2014 08:50 AM

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This Week's Assemblies

This Week's Assemblies
Assemblies for week beginning 25th August will be led by Mr Hamilton on the topic of last term’s Peru trip and are as follows:   Tuesday – Douglas Wednesday – ...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

West Lothian Foodbank

West Lothian Foodbank
West Lothian Foodbank recently sent us a certificate of thanks to staff and pupils for our generosity up to the end of summer term 2014. Our joint effort gave the foodbank 162.55kg. Well done to ...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

Vine Trust trip to Tanzania 2016

Vine Trust trip to Tanzania 2016
All current S4 and S5 pupils have been invited to join the next Vine Trust Education Trip to Tanzania in 2016.  They received information at an assembly on Friday 6th June and have been ...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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