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
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
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
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
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