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
Welcome to the
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.
21 Sep 2021
We’re delighted to announce that we have been given a new Ofsted rating.
07 Oct 2021
A letter from our Trust's Chief Executive for parents on the next steps regarding the Headteacher post at Washington Academy.
28 Sep 2021
Our new app is ready to launch!
17 Sep 2021
Our open day will take place between 3.30pm - 6.30pm, Wednesday 22nd September
09 Sep 2021
25 Aug 2021
16 Aug 2021
Year 11 GCSE results 2021
19 Jul 2021
Consilium Academies’ Trust – Thornhill Academy
16 Jul 2021
Please find below a letter to parents/carers from Mrs Hamilton.
05 Jul 2021
11 May 2021
Our latest Ofsted update letter can be accessed here.
28 Apr 2021
Details on how GCSEs will be awarded in Summer 2021.
25 Feb 2021
Details on Mass Testing and a return to school.
08 Jan 2021
The latest details on the UK lockdown.
31 Dec 2020
Changes to start of term arrangements.
15 Oct 2021
We were blown away at this magnificent poem written by our very own Sianna P from year 10. This was created during a personal development lesson about teenage pressures. Well done, Sianna https://t.co/Z6yb28mDZP
15 Oct 2021
Some of our student leaders will be available to speak to about the opportunities they have at Washington Academy. Why not pop in and see us at Market Village in the Galleries on Friday 22nd October from 1-3pm!
15 Oct 2021
Do you have any books or props that we could use in our library or drama productions? Unsure how to use some of your smartphone functions? Want to know a little more about our school council?
13 Oct 2021
The Sunderland Wellbeing Network Connectedness Event is well underway at Washington Mind Great to see some many friendly faces! https://t.co/p04aG7yQ2n
13 Oct 2021
We had a fantastic night on Friday celebrating the inaugural Consilium Awards. Keep your eyes peeled on our website for a full round-up of the event #ProudToBeConsilium @ArmthorpeDN3 @BuileHillAcad @EllesmerePark @heworthgrange @MoorsideHigh @thornhill_uk @WSPost @WyvernAcademy https://t.co/TReMDJB16O
12 Oct 2021
Don't forget today we have our open event for both our Bede and City Campus'! Our open events are a great opportunity to find out what course is best suited for you, to discuss your options and get to know our teaching staff. Register now on our website:https://t.co/KorknkuxU6 https://t.co/EiCubT3x4A
12 Oct 2021
October Half Term activities for young people delivered through Oxclose & District Young People's Project, supported by Washington Area Committee Of @SunderlandUK City Council. https://t.co/6vHRDdG0ZO
11 Oct 2021
Our next award is for Equity, as inclusivity is at the heart of our Trust, which is why we ensure every individual feels valued. The winners are Mr Hogarth-Willis from @WSPost and Kit W from @heworthgrange. Congratulations! https://t.co/9i99YgRvv6
08 Oct 2021
The Year 10 Computer Science class took part in a Fuel your Future programme via The Talent Foundry's Rock Assembly, where they took part in a Dell Computing Seminar. They each won a £15 Nando's voucher for the best participation from school's all across the country.
06 Oct 2021
Today we are launching our Gift Card Raffle! Students can spend 150 praise points to purchase a raffle ticket to be in with a chance to win! Good luck! https://t.co/TOkPThFRpn
05 Oct 2021
Deputy Head Teacher, Washington Academy, Sunderland https://t.co/gaTTIlNufo
04 Oct 2021
What does being LGBTQI+ mean to you? We're gathering the work and experiences of 11-25 year olds for a new project with the wonderful youth group @TheRainbowRs. Whether you've got artwork, creative writing, or just your voice to share - get involved. Deadline 29/10. https://t.co/1osi1JfZGF
30 Sep 2021
Lead Practitioner of Maths, Washington Academy, Sunderland https://t.co/x15Ap0ynGb
29 Sep 2021
We're pleased to announce @WSPost's Student Leadership programme has been used as a case study for Education Observatory. The full article can be found below and highlights how schemes like Washington's Sports Leaders empower students. #ProudToBeConsilium https://t.co/lp7IHlO0TQ
28 Sep 2021
Head of MFL, Washington Academy, Sunderland https://t.co/pBZB7AQjxU
“I'm so happy that I chose Washington Academy for my children. They are always well-supported and cared for.”
“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.”
“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"