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Pupil Council Election Results

Pupil Council Election Results

The Whitburn Academy Student Council election on Thursday 16th October 2014 were a resounding success.  Overall voter turnout was 47% where students voted in their own time (before and after

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Pupil Council Election Results

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Run, Jump, Throw Festival

Run, Jump, Throw Festival

On Thursday 30th October, Whitburn Academy Sports Leaders assisted in the delivery of the Run, Jump, Throw Festival for 200 Primary three pupils from

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Debating Success


Debating Success
On Thursday 30th October, our debating team participated in the first round of the prestigious ESU Juniors Competition in Edinburgh. Two of our first year girls – Elena and Anna – were up against tough competition from Trinity High and Queensferry Academy. We are delighted to say that they beat the opposition and progressed through to the second round! This is a fantastic achievement for the two first time debaters. The motion for ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 31/10/2014 12:54 PM

Pupil Council Elections


Pupil Council Elections
Wednesday 15th October was a busy day for campaigning for the Pupil Council Elections.  Students have used a variety of techniques to gain votes from creating badges and posters to campaigning in classes with their ideas.    Voting took place on Thursday 16th October with the Voter Turnout being as follows: S1 61% - 5 spoiled papers S2 51% - 1 spoiled paper S3 29% - 0 spoiled papers S4 34% - 7 spoiled papers S5 56% - 0 ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 31/10/2014 11:12 AM

S1/S2 Handball success


S1/S2 Handball success
    The S1/S2 Handball team took part in the West Lothian Schools League Handball competition on Tuesday 14th October.   Following an excellent team performance we won 3 out of 4 games, the scores were: Lost 2-0 against St Kents Won 3-2 against Armadale Won 6-0 against Linlithgow Won 4-0 against Broxburn The Armadale game was of particular significance as they won all their games last competition and they also beat St ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 31/10/2014 11:12 AM

Stockmarket Challenge


Stockmarket Challenge
150 S3 Maths pupils at Whitburn Academy took part in a Stock Market Challenge as part of West Lothian Money Week. Working in teams, students experienced the excitement of buying and selling on a real trading floor. This enabled students to learn essential mathematical techniques and applications, improve their business and economic understanding, and develop their key skills in a collaborative and time-pressured team game. In order to make ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 28/10/2014 12:42 PM

Mock Court Case Result


Mock Court Case Result
We are delighted with the result of the Mock Court case which was announced in the Parliament Hall at the Court of Session in Edinburgh on Thursday 9th October,  where we found out that our Pursuers Team, of Ruth McMahon, Amy Skinner, Elle Coulter, Stephanie McMullan , Erin Gardner-Young and Kamern Brown had won third place.  The  winning team was from  Leith Academy and a team from  Dunbar Academy came second.  ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 14/10/2014 09:53 AM

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This Week's Assemblies

This Week's Assemblies
Assemblies for week beginning Monday 3rd November will be led by Mrs Rhind and the topic is Remembrance Day and are as follows:   Tuesday – Douglas Wednesday – Wallace Thursday - ...Read More

Opportunities for all Information Evening

Opportunities for all Information Evening
Date:     Tuesday 11th November 2014 Time:     6.30-8.30pm Venue:   Whitburn Academy Whitburn Academy would like to invite students and Parents/Carers ...Read More

Christmas Craft Fayre

Christmas Craft Fayre
Whitburn Academy Christmas Craft Fayre   Saturday 6th December 2014 10.30am to 12.30pm ( Free entry)   Tables available for £10 ; Contact the school office 01501 ...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

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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