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Washington Academy
Spout Lane, Washington NE37 2AA
Washington Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 630 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In June 2021 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2017.
This school is a member of Consilium Academies. (Other schools in this trust include Heworth Grange School, Thornhill Academy, Wyvern Academy, Armthorpe Academy and Moorside High School.)
Particular strengths include Finances, Admissions and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Attainment.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.
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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite high.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.

Schools often provide or emphasise different subjects, especially in fields such as languages and the arts. The charts below show the relative popularities of exam subjects commonly sat at this school.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
No A-level data

Provision for special educational needs
 Moderate learning difficulty
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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