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Dear Parents - Havering and Brentwood Bereavement service will be running a counselling session for parents on helping children cope with bereavement on Tuesday 17th July at 6.30pm in the school hall. All welcome.


.......His parents have asked for donations to be made to Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Service in lieu of flowers. You can access their donations page via


Dear Parents and Friends As you may know a cherished member of our academy and community, Sam Breed, was tragically killed in an accident recently. Sam's funeral will be held on Monday.... more


Our lovely Year 8 students are holding a bake sale on Thursday 19th July in aid of cancer research. Donations of cakes, cookies, pastries etc. gratefully accepted. Please send into school on the 19th. Please also give your child 50p/£1 to buy a cake on the day. Many thanks


The London Curriculum Family Trails - great way to explore London this summer holiday and it's absolutely FREE! Why not grab a picnic and go on an adventure.


Congratulations if you made the Grease cast! There will be a whole cast meeting next Wednesday 18th July at 3.30pm in D78.


Congratulations to Amy Talbot (year 9) for being awarded the Mary Turner prize. Students were nominated from Rainham and Dagenham, for their work ethic, commitment and contributions to their school and community. Amy was presented the award by Jon Cruddas (MP).


Year 9 and 10 arriving at the Tate Modern today. Enjoy your day all.


Brilliant lesson in Art yesterday with year 9 students – mono-printing their own portraits


Prom photos from last week are now available to view at


Year 8 students have arrived at Pineapple Dance Studios


The Harris Federation Sports Day takes place at Crystal Palace on Thursday 12th July 2018. This is a compulsory event for all Year 7 and 8 students. See website for details


Trip to the Tate Modern tomorrow for years 9 and 10 students – Please meet at the coach in full school uniform, with sketchbook/pencil and packed lunch at 8.20am – departure time at 8.30am Students who have not returned their permission slip, must see Mrs Hitchens today Thank you


Year7 and 8 students at the Tate Modern Gallery. All students are completing workbooks in groups. Here they are standing by "Love" by Gavin Turk


End of Year Knowledge Quiz for year 7 students. Friday 13th, 1.45pm in the Hall - Questions based on Knowledge organiser, prizes to be won.


Students wishing to come on the joint GCSE Geography/Art trip to Sicily in April 2019 will need to have their permission forms in by the 9th July at the latest.


The Year 9 Assessments scheduled for this week have now been postponed until next week. For full timetable see


Please be advised that Music tuition is now due. Please return your letters and make payment as soon as possible. Thank you


We are looking for volunteer readers for the next academic year, to work closely with the School Librarian in supporting our students. Please email the Librarian, Mrs Burt, for an application form Thank you


Temporary School Library Closure - Please be advised that the library will be closed to students from Monday 2nd July until the end of term, for the annual stock take. We apologise for inconvenience this may cause.

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Welcome from the Principal

An extremely warm welcome to The Harris Academy Rainham website. I hope that the website provides you with the information that you require and gives you a flavour of what our academy is about. The Harris Academy Rainham is a great place to be. I am very privileged to be the Principal of The Harris Academy Rainham. The students make us all very proud of them because of their achievements, successes and the contribution they make to academy life.

Mr. G Stananought - Principal

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