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About Consilium

Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.

Enriching lives, Inspiring Ambitions

"Excellence at the heart of our community"

Welcome to the

Washington Academy

On behalf of the staff and students, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Washington Academy. 

Washington offers excellent learning experiences to all its students through a diverse curriculum that caters for the needs of all. The academy opened new state-of-the-art buildings in 2009 and endeavours to ensure all our young people enjoy their lessons in an inspiring learning environment.

Latest News

  • Washington Academy sees Ofsted grade increase after June inspection

    21 Sep 2021

    We’re delighted to announce that we have been given a new Ofsted rating.

  • Updated COVID-19 guidance

    14 Dec 2021

    From Tuesday 14 December, a new national approach to daily testing for contacts of COVID-19 is being introduced (including until the end of this term). All adults who are fully vaccinated and children aged 5 to 18 years and 6 months, identified as a
  • See a penny - Pick it up - Put it in the charity cup

    24 Nov 2021

    One Kind Word leads to one kind action. Following Anti Bullying Week during a class discussion in form time, Miss Wallace's Year 8 form class came up with a plan to try and raise a little bit of money for a homeless charity. 

  • Rising Covid Cases

    01 Nov 2021

    Please find attached a letter regarding school return.

  • Headteacher Update

    07 Oct 2021

    A letter from our Trust's Chief Executive for parents on the next steps regarding the Headteacher post at Washington Academy.

  • Parent App

    28 Sep 2021

    Our new app is ready to launch!

  • Year 5 and 6 Open Day

    17 Sep 2021

    Our open day will take place between 3.30pm - 6.30pm, Wednesday 22nd September

  • Consilium Academies

    09 Sep 2021

    At Washington Academy we are proud to be a part of Consilium Academies, a Trust that believes in the unique value of each individual. Our vision, actions, and purpose are guided by this principle and a dedication to do all we can for the communi
  • Start of Term Arrangements

    25 Aug 2021

    Letter attached.

  • Year 11 GCSE Results 2021

    16 Aug 2021

    Year 11 GCSE results 2021

  • Mrs Hamilton

    19 Jul 2021

    Consilium Academies’ Trust – Thornhill Academy

  • Letter to Parents/Carers — 16th July 2021

    16 Jul 2021

    Please find below a letter to parents/carers from Mrs Hamilton. 

  • Prospectus

    05 Jul 2021

    Prospectus 2021

  • Ofsted Update Letter

    11 May 2021

    Our latest Ofsted update letter can be accessed here.

  • GCSEs 2021

    28 Apr 2021

    Details on how GCSEs will be awarded in Summer 2021. 

  • Our Parents

    “I'm so happy that I chose Washington Academy for my children. They are always well-supported and cared for.”

    Ms Burns

    “Any questions or issues we had, the careers team was on the ball with an email or phone call to help us out. We couldn’t have asked for more.”

    “We are very happy with the support our son is and has received from Washington Academy. Teachers and staff are always available for help and support which we very much appreciate.”

    Our Students

    “I like the fact that you get to do lots of different things every day and no days are the same”


    "The teachers will always reassure you if you think something is wrong, and you've always got lots of friends"


    "The staff have helped me academically, helped to grow my confidence, introduced me to new skills, subjects, and lots of other things"