P7 Transition Days
From 13th - 16th June, around 160 Primary 7 pupils from Croftmalloch, Fala Hill, Greenrigg, Longridge, Polkemmet, Stoneyburn and Whitdale Primary Schools visited the Academy for their transition days. The transition days give the pupils a taster of what it is like at High School and allow them to visit some of their new subjects and meet some of their new teachers.
On Tuesday morning, the pupils took part in a numeracy ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 22/06/2017 15:19 PM
P7 Transition Evening
On 6th June, Whitburn Academy held a P7 transition information evening. The main purpose of this was for Primary 7's their parents to find out more information about Whitburn Academy and some of the extra curricular clubs that pupils can sign up to take part in, when they move up into S1 after the summer. Our photograph shows some of our pupils manning the extra curricular club's ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 22/06/2017 15:12 PM
My World of Work Ambassadors
The My World of Work ambassadors act as champions for Skills Development Scotland's career information and advice web service 'My World of Work.' The girls will help spread the word of the support it offers to their friends, fellow pupils, teachers, parents and carers. They will be involved in activities throughout the school year. Our photograph shows both girls at the stand that they set up to promote 'My World ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 22/06/2017 12:57 PM
On week beginning 8th May, S4 Home Economics pupils held an appreciation week. They decided to make Chocolate Muffins and deliver them to all the Teaching Staff, Pupil Support Workers, Technicians, Office Staff, Librarians and the Senior Leadership Team to say thank you to them for all the hard work and effort that they put in during the year. The pupils made over 120 muffins and they were greatly ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 21/06/2017 12:13 PM
The S1-S2 Girls Rugby team participated in the final SSP event of the year against schools from across West Lothian on 19th May. We were lucky to have a combination of regular and new players to represent use. The girls scored numerous tries and were competitive in all games eventually leading to a 6th place finish.
The boys once again performed well against strong opposition and are starting to develop a belief that they are capable of ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 20/06/2017 15:28 PM
Our annual Whitburn Academy Rugby Awards Lunch was held in the PE Dept on Wednesday 7th June, Dougie Thomson from Linlithgow Rugby Club presented the awards on the day. 28 rugby players attended with 11 Awards up for grabs.
Passer of the Year - Josh
Runner of the Year - Jake
Tackler of the Year - Connor
Team Mate of the Year - Hasan
Leader of the Year - Spencer
S1 Most Improved Player - Lachlan
S2 ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 20/06/2017 15:23 PM
Kayleigh and Aleisha have studied National 4 Hospitality this session and attended The Larder Cook School on a weekly basis - they have both been successful in achieving a place at West Lothian College to study Hospitality further. Well done girls and good luck at college!
Posted by: admin | 20/06/2017 14:55 PM
Healthy Eating Week
The purpose of the British Nutritional Foundation's (BNF) Healthy Eating Week is to provide a dedicated week where the school can come together to focus on healthy eating and drinking in order to encourage healthy living. This year the week was divided in a series of challenges, with the Home Economics department focussing on the challenge of having a healthy breakfast every morning. In order to achieve this a pop up breakfast ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 20/06/2017 14:45 PM
The following pupils have sat and passed the following Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) music exams this term:
Scott - grade 4 piano
Kelan -grade 2 violin
Margaret-Anne - grade 2 violin
Adam - grade 3 violin
Mia - grade 3 cello
Ellie - grade 2 alto saxophone
Reece - grade 5 baritone
Sophie - grade 3 tenor horn
Alexandria - grade 3 tenor horn.
Well done to all of these pupils on an ...Read More
Posted by: admin | 19/06/2017 15:14 PM
The Higher Geography class have been creating soils using foods to create the main characteristics of each type of soil. In the photograph, you can see a brown earth, podzol and gley soil. Even better (and the part that the pupils enjoyed the best!), the ingredients could be eaten afterwards.
Posted by: admin | 19/06/2017 15:04 PM
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