The purpose of this web page is to share with you key information about Washington Academy and introduce you to some homework tasks from your core subjects in order to prepare you for starting here in September.

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Bus. St = Business Studies | CAP = Curriculum Access Provision | CliC = Communication Literacy Innovation Creativity | En = English | Hu = Humanities | Is = Isolation | IT = Information Technology | LSU = Learning Support Unit | Ma = Maths | MFL = Modern Foreign Languages | Sc = Science | Tech = Technology


The Washington Academy uniform is available exclusively from Little Gems (The School Outfit), which is located in the Galleries, Washington, NE38 7SD. Little Gems are open 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday, and 10am – 4pm on a Sunday.

All uniform items are available to view on the Little Gems website and pricing is below;

  • Black Slim Fit Trouser – £14.99
  • Boys’ Blue Short-Sleeved Shirt – From £4.99
  • Girl’s White 3/4 Length Sleeved Fitted Blouse – £7.99
  • Girl’s White Short-Sleeved Fitted Blouse – From £4.99
  • Washington Grey Boy’s Blazer New For Sept 2016 – From £25.99
  • Washington School Teal Jumper – From £14.99
  • Washington School Football Socks – £4.00
  • Washington School Navy P.E. Hoody – £16.99
  • Washington School Navy P.E. Shorts – £9.99
  • Washington School Navy Tracksuit Bottoms – £14.99
  • Washington School P.E. Polo New For 2016 – From £12.99

Washington Academy’s full uniform policy can be viewed here.

8.30am On the premises – in registration form room
8.35am Registration
8.40am – 9.00am Tutorial
9.00am – 9.50am Lesson 1
9.50am – 10.40am Lesson 2
10.40am – 10.55am BREAK
10.55am – 11.45am Lesson 3
11.45am – 12.35pm Lesson 4
12.35pm – 1.25pm LUNCH
1.25pm – 2.15pm Lesson 5
2.15pm – 3.05pm Lesson 6
3.05pm Home Time
In developing the key features of independent learning, we recognise the importance of regular quality homework for all students.  It is essential that any homework set is engaging and useful to the student.  Provision of homework should introduce a realistic challenge to students learning.

Homework Timetable

Each child will be issued with a personalised homework timetable. Examples are given below for each year group, and the frequency of homework which should be expected for each subject. If you have concerns that your child is not receiving their homework, please contact their Head of House.

Show My Homework

Show My Homework is an online tool to help keep track of homework that has been set.  Students can access their homework, resources and submit their homework.  They can also see their homework marks.

Your child will be issued with a Show My Homework login when they start in September, further information on Show My Homework is available at our Homework page.

How can I help my child with homework?

As a parent you can support your child with their independent learning by the use of Show My Homework.  With your parental log in you can view their homework calendar, look at their grade book and check to see the work they have completed.  You can also receive alerts and communicate with teachers.  Please contact school if you have not received your parental pin number.

Year 7 Homework Schedule

Subject Frequency
Art Every 2 weeks
ICT Every 3 weeks
PE Every 3 weeks
Music Every half term
Maths Every 2 weeks
English Weekly
Humanities Every 2 weeks
French Weekly
Science Every 2 weeks
Technology Every half term
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    Mr Calder – Head of Armstrong House

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    Mrs Coates – Head of Stephenson House

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    Mrs Sewell – Head of Bellamy House

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    Mrs Short – Learning Mentor

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    Miss Robertson – Learning Mentor