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Please see our website for information about the Year 7 Language choice process.


Reminder: Sixth Form Open Evening Tuesday 29th November from 4.30pm to 6.30pm




Reminder: Tomorrow, Thursday 13th October is the last day of term for students (Friday 14th October is an INSET day so school will be closed for all students). Students return to school on Monday 31st October.


Message from Havering Council: The Council have created a one-stop-shop for all of the financial & other support that may be out there for residents this winter and beyond, all in one handy place on our website.


YEAR 11 REVISION EVENING We are inviting you and your child to attend our mock examination preparation information evening which will be held on Tuesday 11th October 2022 at 6pmPlease see our website for full details


You are invited to attend the Year 11 parents’ consultation evening on Thursday 8th September 2022 between 4.00pm and 7.00pm. This evening will be held onsite at Harris Academy Rainham. See our website for full details


We are delighted to welcome our students back to the Academy next week. Dates and times for each year group are as follows;Year 7 - Monday 5th September 8.30amYear 11 - Monday 5th September 8.55amYears 8,9 & 10 - Tuesday 6th September 8.30am


The Harris Academy Rainham Geography department is excited to launch a new gardening club In the spirit of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle”, we would appreciate donations of gardening equipment, hand tools, gloves, seeds, soil, pots and anything gardening related.


Please go to our website for details of the Y11 intervention sessions on offer during the May half term.


Year 8 and 9 Parent Information Evening Your are invited to a parent information evening on Wednesday 25th May at 6:00pm, where we would like to speak with you on e-safety and how you can ensure your child is protected online.


HAR Sixth Form Consultation: See the letters home page of our website for the latest letter from the principal with details of upcoming consultation events.


Year 10 students visited Blenheim Underwriting in Fenchurch Street yesterday as part of their mentoring programme with an award-winning charity, Future Frontiers, where they received a warm welcome from CEO John Lynch.


Year 11 English Literature Challenge Seminars Friday Mornings 8.15-8.50 B33 with Mrs. Turker



Yesterday some of our Y10 students visited London firm Crawford & Co. where they met the CEO and were mentored by business professionals to develop aspirations and build a life-long engagement with learning. Full story at



April 1st will be a "wear something yellow or blue" non-uniform day, students and staff are encouraged to donate £1.We will also have a bake sale on this day so bring some cash and buy some treats!All money raised will be donated to The British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal.

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Welcome to Harris Academy Rainham and thank you for your interest in our Academy.

We are an 11-16 Academy and a proud member of the Harris Federation. Our Academy is built upon our core values of Belong, Believe, Become. For us, these values are not slogans on a wall but the principles which guide our decisions, our thinking and which we strive to fulfil every day.

We believe that education has two key functions. The first is to enable students to achieve great academic qualifications. These qualifications create opportunities and open doors for our students. We believe our students are capable of great things - strong educational outcomes enable this. 

Secondly we believe that education helps us to become human. Our knowledge-rich curriculum exposes our students to the 'greatest that has been thought and said'. We want our students to understand themselves, others and the world around them in all its complexity and wonder. We strive to fulfil these two key functions through the explicit teaching of knowledge, strong extra-curricular and wiser experiences and a culture of high expectations and scholarship. 

We are an Academy that cares deeply about our students and our community. We want all our students to be accepted for who they are and to feel they truly belong. We do this through a strong pastoral system, our wider curriculum and through our dedicated team of experts including our SEN and pastoral teams. 

Our values come alive in our day-to-day life. They are lived through our curriculum with its wide range of subjects that go beyond the National Curriculum and include subjects such as Latin and Ancient History; through our approach to personal development which helps our students become kind, informed, confident, resilient, curious and ambitious; through our emphasis on traditional ideas of hard work, respect for authority, high standards of uniform and behaviour; and through our highly qualified staff.

We are privileged to work in this school and to serve our students and our community. Please contact us if you would like to visit us or find out more about us.

Mr. G Stananought, Principal