Whitburn Academy's Midnight Sports Marathon was a great success on Monday 22nd of December 2014. The pupils managed to raise £839.25 which will go towards transport to sporting competitions, extra-curricular clubs and getting new equipment and strips for the pupils. ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 19/01/2015 09:45 AM
S2 Interdisciplinary Learning Project
During December, every pupil in S2 took part in a Christmas Interdisciplinary Learning project involving the Art, DMG and Home Economics Departments. Each pupil designed and made a personalised box of chocolates. Pupils have gained a vast amount of knowledge that is invaluable to them and through a real life production line have demonstrating relevant skills for life, learning and work.
If it wasn’t for the hard work of the pupils ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 14/01/2015 15:45 PM
Winter 2014 Newsletter
Whitburn Academy's Winter Newsletter is now availible for download from the newsletters page of the Website and contains news of all our successes and achievements over November and December.
Click on the following link to go to the Newsletters page it. Newsletters ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 08/01/2015 10:40 AM
Whitburn Academy has reopened following the Christmas Holidays, we'd like to wish all Pupils, Staff, Parents, Carers and Visitors a Happy and Prosperous 2015.
This is a very important term for all pupils and in particularly those who will be sitting Prelims for their National 5 and Higher Courses. Pupils sitting Prelims and Exams this year are reminded that there is Study Support and Twilight classes available to help ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 08/01/2015 10:40 AM
Mr Adair's Christmas Message
As I write to you school finishes a week today. However, there is still plenty going on at the Academy, and indeed much more to be done, before we go our separate ways for the Christmas Holidays.
Today sees the first of three selling opportunities for our excellent Personal Development pupils, as they promote and market their money-raising ideas to their fellow students in the Social Area during breaktimes. Our annual Help ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 23/12/2014 14:44 PM
The Christmas Help Week Fair was a great success on Friday 19th December. S4 & 5 PD students, Charity and Prom Committee and the DMG Department all had stalls. These varied from home baking, guess how many sweeties in the jar to keepie uppie challenge and face painting. The two charities that the money raised will be donated to are: Answer House and Centre Point. These charities were chosen by the S6 ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 19/12/2014 17:12 PM
Whitburn Academy's annual Christmas Concert took place on Thursday 18th December. A number of parents, carers, family members and guests were treated to fantastic performances by some of the best musical talent the school has to offer including items from the Brass Band, Wind Band, a pipe and drum duet, piano solo, flute solo, flute duet, samba band, guitar duet and guitar group.
We even had a visit from 'The Grinch' and a 'Famous ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 19/12/2014 17:10 PM
Despite the horrendous winter weather, pupils- past and present, parents and friends of Whitburn Academy gathered in the school Assembly Hall on Thursday 11th December to view an exhibition of artwork produced by pupils for their 2014 SQA exams. Design projects at National 5, Intermediate 2, Higher and Advanced Higher were on show with work on show including textile, fashion, lighting and graphic design. Expressive work included self-portraiture ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 18/12/2014 17:58 PM
Help Week at Whitburn Academy
As is traditional at Whitburn Academy, over the last few days of term before the Christmas Holidays, we are holding our Annual Charity Fundraiser, Help Week. This year, our chosen Charities are Answer House (local Whitburn group for people suffering from Dementia) and Centrepoint (giving homeless young people a future).
Events taking place for Help Week are as follows
Thursday 18th December: Christmas Concert
Tickets are ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 16/12/2014 15:10 PM
Vine Trust Christmas Fayre
On Saturday 6th December, the Vine Trust Group, who will be participating in the Vine Trust Educational Trip to Tanzania in 2016 held a successful Christmas Fayre. Despite the dreadful weather we were able to raise nearly £700.
Many thanks to those who contributed to the running and organisation of the Fayre ; our librarians Mrs Anderson and Mrs Bell, Miss Richmond and Miss Carson and to Mr Woods for setting up the ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 12/12/2014 14:28 PM
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