The Washington Academy ‘Improvement & Innovation Unit’ can provide support & guidance to schools and professionals working within education to visualise, develop a strategy and implement key actions.

Through focused 1:1, small group and conference size events, we create the right conditions for conversations that lead to solutions, empowering schools leaders, Governors and school communities to showcase and share effective practice.

Washington Academy will offering support services in the following areas:


Focus Area: Improving student academy attendance

  • Identification of student target groups
  • applying a differentiated model to attendance data analysis
  • developing a strategic model for intervention and ‘rescue’ of harder to reach students
  • Liaison with parents & carers
  • Developing success criteria to support families in the improvement of attendance

Focus Area: Use of student progress data to improve GCSE outcomes

  • Designing intervention strategies that tackle student underperformance
  • Implementing a Quality Assurance framework that secures effective practice

Focus Area: Use of digital technologies to improve the assessment of students’ learning

  • Developing the use of SharePoint and Office 365
  • Developing ‘Bring Your Own Device’ within the classroom
  • Developing a 360 safeguarding review
  • App development

For further information please contact Mr D Austwick (Deputy Head Teacher)