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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

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Pupil Council Elections

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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

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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 | 15/10/2014 14:37 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

Cross Country Championships


Cross Country Championships
On Wednesday 1st October, 48 Whitburn Academy pupils attended the West Lothian Cross Country Championships at Dechmont Law next to Deans Community High School. They were competing against pupils from the other 10 Secondary Schools in West Lothian.   All the pupils who took part in the competition were extremely competitive and had some excellent results.   The pupils all enjoyed the experience.  A Gallery of photographs ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 10/10/2014 14:13 PM

Personal Finance Class Assembly


Personal Finance Class Assembly
This week the Personal Finance classes presented an assembly to the whole school. The assembly had the theme of money as this week was money week. The class came up with their top tips on how to save some pennies. I would recommend all pupils and parents watch the video to get some great money saving tips. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hChHSQb4sPQ ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 10/10/2014 13:50 PM

Victory for Football Team


Victory for Football Team
The S1/S2 Football team continued their winning start to the season with a great 4-2 victory over Bathgate Academy on the 3G pitch at Whitburn Academy on Wednesday 8th October.    We took an early lead before Bathgate equalised and then scored again to make it 2-1 Bathgate at Halftime.   Into the 2nd half and 2 goals give us the lead before Bathgate had a goal disallowed.    We then scored a 4th goal to make our ...Read More

Posted by: admin | 10/10/2014 13:49 PM

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School Holiday

School Holiday
Whitburn Academy is closed for the October Week Holiday from Monday 20th - Friday 24th October.  Staff return on Monday 27th October and 28th October for In Service Days.   Pupils ...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

This Week's Assemblies

This Week's Assemblies
Assemblies for week beginning Wednesday 29th October will be led by Mr Rhodie and the topic is MCMC and are as follows:   Wednesday – Douglas Thursday – Wallace Friday - Bruce ...Read More

Get Scotland Dancing

Get Scotland Dancing
GET SCOTLAND DANCINGDo you know a youngster with ants in their pants, or anolder neighbour who likes to groove? Join our professionaldance teachers to explore what can happen when therhythm grabs ...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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