Washington School, Sunderland
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|Local authority||Sunderland City Council|
|Department for Education URN||108865 Tables|
|Head Teacher||Dr Beverly|
|Age||11 to 16|
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
Washington Grammar School
- Prof Laing Barden CBE, vice-chancellor from 1992 to 1996 of the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, and director from 1978 to 1992 of Newcastle Polytechnic
- Bryan Ferry, singer-songwriter
- Willie Hamilton, Labour MP from 1950 to 1974 for West Fife and from 1974 to 1987 for Central Fife
- Dame Anne Owers CBE, former chief inspector of prisons
- Andy Dawson, writer and broadcaster
- "Washington Academy - Excellence at the heart of our community". Washington School.
- "Welcome to Washington Academy". Washington Academy.
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