Washington School, Sunderland

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Washington Academy
Spout Lane

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NE37 2AA

Coordinates54°54′29″N 1°31′25″W / 54.90796°N 1.52357°W / 54.90796; -1.52357Coordinates: 54°54′29″N 1°31′25″W / 54.90796°N 1.52357°W / 54.90796; -1.52357
TypeCommunity school
Local authoritySunderland City Council
Department for Education URN108865 Tables
Head TeacherDr Beverly
Age11 to 16

Washington Academy (formerly Washington Grammar School) is a coeducational secondary school located in Washington in the City of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England.[1]

It is a community school administered by Sunderland City Council, and has a specialism in technology. The school relocated to new buildings in 2009.[2]

Washington Academy offers GCSEs and vocational courses as programmes of study for pupils. Most graduating students go on to attend Sunderland College which acts as the school’s partner further education provider.

Notable former pupils[edit]

Bryan Ferry with Elle Macpherson, launching his Olympia album

Washington Grammar School[edit]


  1. ^ "Washington Academy - Excellence at the heart of our community". Washington School.
  2. ^ "Welcome to Washington Academy". Washington Academy.

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