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Save a life! First aid course for students.


Geography GCSE Question of the day- Explain how patterns of rainfall and population density may cause problems in South East England? (6)


Geography GCSE Question of the day Explain how human factors can make the effects of drought worse. (6 marks)


Spring GCSE Mock Examination Timetable published. For details see


Geography GCSE Question of the Day - Assess whether the consequences of rapid urban growth in LIDCs have been more positive or negative. (8)


Thank you to all the year 11s who attended the Level 8/9 Geography seminar last week. This week its History... We hope to see you there!


Mrs Monk, Rewards Co-ordinator, is delighted to announce the winners of the highest reward points for last week. Congratulations go to Year 7 - Billie Staines 13 points, Year 8 - Katrina Loynes 26 points, Year 9 - John Hennessy 16 points and Year 10 - Chloe Ho 16 points.


Year 8 and 9 Parents' Consultation Evening Thursday 11th January 2018


Wonderfully festive Christmas Lunch yesterday at Harris Rainham.


End of Term Principal's Letter


Non uniform day tomorrow Friday 15th Dec. Christmas Jumper to be worn if possible but not necessary if students do not have one. £1 donation to our local homeless charity.


Geography Year 11 Newsletter


Year 11 Newsletter


A selection of students were lucky enough to attend a matinee performance of Wicked this afternoon.


Christmas Jumper Day – Friday 15th December 2017. £1 donation in aid of our local homeless charity. School appropriate clothing please.


The Rocky Monster Show performance was an amazing success. Well done to all that took part and the Drama department for all their hard work.


Harris Academy Rainham will be open as normal today. However, the academy will be closed at 3:30pm. This will allow students to travel home earlier to avoid any travel disruption. All extra curricula clubs will be cancelled.


The deadline on payment for instrumental tuition is Friday 15th December 2017. There are still some students who have not confirmed their places. Please confirm by Monday 11th December at the latest, otherwise places will be offered to other students. Thank you


Massive congratulations to Year 11 student Shania O'Sullivan, who won 1st place at this year's 2018 girl skate jam. We are proud to recognise achievements outside of school. Well done Shania!!


Voluntary level 8 and 9 seminars for our year 11 students are now running every Friday in the hall; 1.45-3pm. A great turn out for the science session- well done all! Its English this Friday.

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Useful subject specific websites for Year 11 students


Harris Academy Rainham


Useful subject specific websites for Year 11 students





Copies of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde - and Romeo and Juliet – on line:


Study guides:




Useful maths websites:


Triple Science


 Doc Brown for Chemistry


Khan academy for all three sciences.


GCSE Science: Physics


GCSE Science: Chemistry


Core/Additional Science


BBC Bitesize


My GCSE Science (specifically for AQA but will help with OCR


Free Science lessons– good videos on revision and answering exam questions.









Business Studies

Sources of Finance

Business Plans

Cash Flow

Trading Accounts

Profit and Loss accounts

Balance Sheets


Controlled Assessment Task




Child Development

Revision Book:    

Child Development: Revision Guide (Collins GCSE Essentials) - Supplied by school


Computer Science and ICT

Fundamentals of Computer Systems

Computing Hardware


Representation of Data



Let’s communicate

On the move

Entertain me

Smart working

Shopping and ICT

Health and well-being




BBC Bitesize - GCSE Drama


Food and Nutrition


Clarke, D., Herbert, E. (1986) Food Facts: A Study of Food and Nutrition. Macmillan Education

Davies, J. (1997) Hammond’s Cooking Explained, 4th Edition. Longman: Pearson Education Limited 

McGee, H. (2004) Food and Cooking. Hodder & Stoughton


Tull, A. (1996) Food and Nutrition. Oxford University Press


(vii) Department of Health (2012) Manual of Nutrition (12th Edition). The Stationery Office

Jamie forum: Food & Drink

Nutrition requirements


 British Nutrition Foundation: Food – a fact of life: Sensory evaluation

 Grain Chain


 Meat and Education


Chilled Education


Recipes (includes videos)








Holidays/ Environment


World of Work


Past Papers


1) German GCSE Reading and Listening Exam Vocabulary Revision Lists

2) GCSE BITESIZE Listening and Reading practice (Foundation and Higher)

3) Animated German Grammar


4) memorise technique 


5) Free site with exercises and games French/Spanish/German

6) Five news broadcasts daily, found on homepage under video heading. Most effective way to view news is click on Vollbild, and from this page, you get access to other video clips in recent months, via News, Politik, Panorama, Wissenschaft, Kultur and Kino.

7) Can watch news from homepage via Aktuelle Videos.


8) Click on video at the top of the homepage.


9) Heute-Nachrichten. Access entitle ZDFheute100sec. Go to ZDFmediathek.


10) Good German revision Website for all year groups

11) Go to intermediate for GCSE revision all topics (Username: chafford Password: einstein)


12) Click on revision for GCSE (Username: forestgate Password: mflbons)


13) Listening practice German and other languages