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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

  • Washington Academy Geographers take on the Lake District!

    22 Apr 2024

    Mr Fargent led a group of Geographers to the Lake District to undertake fieldwork tasks that are a very important part of the Key Stage 4 Geography curriculum. The weather was against them, and we had some very wet students return to school, but t
  • Washington Academy celebrates World Poetry Day ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    25 Mar 2024

    Local school holds poetry competition to be judged by their poet-in-residence  

  • Washington Academy celebrates World Book Day

    21 Mar 2024

    Books at local school’s second hand bookshop fly off the shelves!    

  • Washington Academy visits Hartlepool Power Station

    20 Mar 2024

    A group of 30 geographers from Washington Academy attended a behind the scenes tour of Hartlepool’s EDF power station, an often-restricted part of the world! As part of this tour students were given a detailed discussion surrounding nuclear fus
  • Ofsted Inspection 6th & 7th March 2024

    05 Mar 2024

    Please click the following link to read the letter from Ofsted to all parents and carers of students at Washington Academy.

    The Headteacher would like to encourage you to complete the parent survey by using the link on the letter.

  • Washington Academy hits the back of the net with visit from Sunderland AFC women’s team players

    04 Mar 2024

    Our students encouraged to achieve their own goals!

  • Parent Bulletin - March 2024

    01 Mar 2024

    Please click the link below to read our Parent Bulletin for March 2024.  Here you can catch up on our School News and read about important information you need to know!

  • Year 11 Revision Timetable - February Half Term

    16 Feb 2024

  • Washington Academy students soak up the culture in York

    13 Feb 2024

    Local students taken on a trip to the National Railway Museum and the JORVIK Viking Centre

  • Letter to Year 11 Parents/Carers from Headteacher

    09 Feb 2024

    Please click the link below to read the letter from the Headteacher explaining that Washington Academy are providing free Revision Guides to all Year 11 students for all subjects.

  • Washington Academy welcomes representatives from Humanotopia!

    05 Feb 2024

    Local school children take part in motivational, life changing course and commit to three changes to improve their future.

  • Parent Bulletin - February 2024

    02 Feb 2024

    The Parent Bulletin for February 2024 can be found below.

  • Washington Academy welcomes pop up community library

    22 Jan 2024

    Local school takes in town library staff during refurbishment  

  • Behaviour Policy Update Dec 2023

    19 Dec 2023

    Please see the below letter regarding updates to the school behaviour policy.

  • End of Term Christmas 2023

    18 Dec 2023

    Please see below attached letter regarding the end of term Christmas 2023.

  • 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"