In supporting Academy Business Managers and Technical Support staff, Washington Academy has worked with key organisations to develop cost efficient, high impact strategies for use in the management of academy resource and procurement systems.

As we continue to develop these processes we are keen to develop new partnerships with others schools/academies, businesses, organisations and charities. We believe that this professional collaboration will mutually benefit all parties.

Focus Area: Management of academy premises

  • Health & Safety
  • Preparing for audit
  • Liaison with Governors
  • Use of TES
  • Internal reporting
  • Risk Management
  • Assessment process
  • Failsafe planning
  • Security
  • HR and staff development
  • Work plans
  • Appraisal process

Focus Area: The development and implementation of a ‘non-managed service’ school IT network

  • Virtualisation of network
  • Remote access
  • Risk Management
  • Procurement Strategy

Focus Area: The development and implementation of a academy managed catering service

  • Procurement; best value principles, dealing with suppliers, lease versus purchase
  • Hygiene, Health & Safety:
  • Biometric solution:

For further information please contact Mrs G Cuthbertson (Academy Business Manager)