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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.

Welcome to Washington Academy

Excellence at the heart of our community

Welcome to the

Washington Academy

On behalf of our entire school community, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to Washington Academy.

All our staff at Washington are fully committed to ensuring that all our students have the opportunity and experiences that will ensure our young people are happy and successful in their next steps. We are dedicated to developing our students to have an in-built resilience and that they are adaptable to any future challenges they may face. 

Latest News

  • Parental Bulletin

    24 Nov 2023

    This week's Parental Bulletin can be found below.

  • Washington Academy donate story books to Newcastle NICU this World Prematurity Day

    21 Nov 2023

    Local students knit hats for premature babies

  • Washington Academy students conquer Catbells fell and Ghyll Scramble

    20 Nov 2023

    Students take part in action packed outdoor weekend

  • Washington Academy hosts Anti Bullying Conference

    17 Nov 2023

    Students ‘Make a Noise about Bullying’ this Anti Bullying Week

  • Awards Evening Video

    16 Nov 2023

    It’s hard to believe that a month has passed since the inspiring Consilium Awards. I am proud to share the highlights of that memorable night with you all and take the opportunity to thank you again for your support in the organisation of the event.

  • Washington Academy Celebrates Second Reward Event with 'The Mercian's' Concert

    10 Nov 2023

    Washington Academy proudly hosted its second reward event of the year, treating students to an unforgettable experience with tickets to see 'The Mercian's.' The event allowed students to redeem their hard-earned praise points for an after
  • Anti-Bullying Week

    08 Nov 2023

    Next week as part of our personal development offer, we will be marking anti-bullying week for all year groups. Please read the attached information guide for some useful tips and advice. 
  • Wonder Made Wild

    02 Nov 2023

    Washington Academy students work with Wonder Made Wild to create light sculptures

  • Washington Academy Wins Big at Consilium Awards

    27 Oct 2023

    Students and staff from Washington Academy  were delighted to attend the Consilium Academies awards ceremony on Friday the 13th of October at The Queens Hotel in Leeds. The multi-academy trust, which is made up of nine academies, first h
  • Careers Updates

    26 Oct 2023

    What we offer

    Careers education and guidance programmes make a major contribution to preparing young people for the opportunities, responsibilities, and experiences of life. A planned progressive programme of activities supports them in choosing 14–19 pathways that suit their interests and abilities and help them to follow a career path and sustain employment throughout their working lives.

    Please find below our regular careers updates and bulletins.

  • Washington Academy announces Poet in Residence ​​​​​​​

    17 Oct 2023

    Washington Academy, part of Consilium Academies, now has a community Poet in Residence; professional poet Catilin Kendall has taken up the post.

  • Washington student shoots and scores!

    09 Oct 2023

    A student from Washington Academy has been successful in securing a place on the squad after being nominated for the district football trials.

  • Washington Academy student selected for the England Boxing Performance Pathway ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    06 Oct 2023

    It’s a knockout for local student!

  • Washington Academy hold Macmillan Coffee Morning ​​​​​​​

    06 Oct 2023

    On Friday the 29th of September Washington Academy held a Macmillan coffee morning to raise vital funds for people living with cancer which raised £208.75.  Residents from local care homes Washington Manor and Willow Brook were invited to the school for some cake and dancing!

  • 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"