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Opportunities for All

Mr G. Rhodie: Opportunities for All Coordinator                            

Mr A. Hunter: Transition to work Coordinator                               

Mrs E. Johnston: More Choices More Chances Keyworker                     

Mr S. Smith: Skills Development Scotland Careers Advisor                                                        


Whitburn Academy strives to ensure that all pupils reach a positive post 16 destination after leaving school.

The Whitburn academy Opportunities for All team work closely with pupils from S1 to S6 to help develop the relevant skills and qualities to help pupils successfully transition from school to their chosen destination.

The Opportunities for All team can be found in the More Choices More Chances room in the support corridor.


Skills Development Scotland Careers Adviser

If pupils are interested in any seeking assistance or information about their post 16 destination they should contact the House team who will arrange for a meeting with Stephen Smith.

All pupils should have completed the following tests on My World of Work prior to meeting with Stephen Smith as these will inform the discussions:

Information is available from the Opportunities for All team concerning the following areas:

  • Employment
  • Snippets
  • Training
  • Modern Apprenticeships
  • College
  • University
  • Voluntary work

N.B . all training courses must be applied for via Skills Development Scotland, pupils interested should contact Stephen Smith

Vocational experiences

Whitburn Academy aims to provide students with the key employability skills that prepare them for the world of work.

Some opportunities available to Whitburn Academy pupils are

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