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Personal and Social Education (PSE):

PSE/Health and Well Being
Personal and Social Education (PSE) is an essential part of the curriculum for all age groups of Whitburn Academy. It is that part of the Scottish Health and Well Being curriculum where the main focus is the individual school student and his/her personal development rather than a particular area of knowledge or subject discipline.  Important aspects of the Health and Well Being curriculum are covered in PSE including:

o    drug and alcohol education
o    health education
o    mental health
o    career education (see below)
o    sex education
o    bullying
o    child exploitation and online protection (CEOP)
o    educational identity


You can get careers advice by:

Attending parents' evenings to discuss career plans

Contacting Skills Development Scotland for up-to-date information and advice


The Careers  Adviser for Whitburn Academy is Stephen Smith


Skills Development Scotland Centre

Caringorm House

Almondvale Boulevard


West Lothian

EH54 6ON


Tel: 01506 434249



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