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22/05/18

There will be a Media Studies revision session on Saturday 2nd June from 9.30am to 12. Please encourage your child to attend. https://t.co/UngwhkQxFx

21/05/18

Bus route 372 on diversion all this week. See https://t.co/Pwfe3tqUSa https://t.co/Jje672GEg5

21/05/18

Half Term Revision Timetable. Please use updated link below https://t.co/lRR0WtSTuO https://t.co/BSedXnH8Xt

18/05/18

Our Year 11 Half Term Revision Timetable has been published. Please see our website at https://t.co/7iYXs28bA0 https://t.co/ZX4PjmWYsa

17/05/18

Congratulations to the students elected to our student council https://t.co/3oNNoSPvoL

15/05/18

Year 7s have a wonderful trip to Hampton Court https://t.co/PsVb3XArDl

11/05/18

Retweetd From Harris Careers

Lead Practitioner/ Teacher of Maths required .Apply now https://t.co/1DM7JLZZgA https://t.co/6lxxU7T0rT

11/05/18

Retweetd From Strengthening Minds

Another brilliant Raising Self-Esteem session today. The groups resilience was tested through our ‘Power of Positivity’ session. Fantastic engagement and behaviour throughout. A joy to work with. https://t.co/SifX5XdhIs

09/05/18

Congratulations to the students who received most reward points last week https://t.co/jxg5iP6uTs

04/05/18

Coffee Morning scheduled for 9th May has been postponed until 16th May (9.30am)

03/05/18

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

We are pleased to announce a vacancy for a Latin/ Classics teacher for KS2-4 to join the new-growing classics department at Harris Chafford Hundred. For more information please click on either of the two links below. https://t.co/6jxUCmHItT https://t.co/fsBQkurOtj

02/05/18

Reminder https://t.co/l5i3dVraXH

02/05/18

Congratuations to Tommy Huggett, Year 11 who is now a member of the U16 GB Ice Hockey Squad. Tommy recently took part in an U16 Tournament in Swindon. Well done. We are very proud of his achievements and look forward to seeing him go from success to success in years to come https://t.co/UDPR4shsgG

30/04/18

Mr Stananought was delighted to welcome Y 10 students to hot chocolate Friday last week. Students were invited in recognition of their hard work and contribution to school. Well done Chloe Lewis Brooke Morson Elaine Lee Peter Wilson Bo Matthews Rebekah Gulliver Tyra Douglas

30/04/18

Best of luck to all our Year 11 students taking their German Speaking Exam this week. https://t.co/XAsZrojf4u

26/04/18

Parents' Evening for Years 8 & 9 on Thurs 10th May 4.30pm to 7.30. Details on website at https://t.co/fOyiPFcGgt…/announ…/39/announcement/…and are also via MCAS our parent portal. Letters and appointment sheets will be given to students during Learning Guide time on Monday. https://t.co/FLP1kDwbkQ

26/04/18

30 of our Year 8 students are taking part in a Faraday Challenge Day today. This is the first round of a national competition and if successful students will move onto the national finals. https://t.co/3WdMmvbWox https://t.co/wTbF3NJb0b

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.

Curriculum Statement

There are a number of principles upon which our curriculum is built:

High challenge and support

The curriculum is intended to provide both challenge, which is a precondition for learning to take place, and the opportunity to enable students to receive the necessary support they require.  To this extent we will look for opportunities for students to Fast track in Mathematics where appropriate and for students in year 9 to begin some GCSE subjects.  At the same time we provide small group tuition within the timetable in English and Mathematics where students need additional time to develop and consolidate their skills in these core subjects.

Individualised and personal to a student's needs, skills and aspirations

We believe that a curriculum should fit the needs of its students; not the other way round.  To this end we have devised our curriculum and our options to be as flexible and responsive to student need as possible. Pupils try all Design technology subjects and all Expressive arts subjects on a carousel basis, for example and some may choose to study Latin.

Academic rigour and expectation

We provide all students with a sound academic basis and expect all our students to be successful.  The Academy supports and encourages our students to meet and exceed the national expectation that a curriculum should provide for successful study of the core subjects, Humanities and Foreign languages while retaining the breadth provided by the Expressive arts and technical subjects.  We actively encourage our students to consider this balance carefully when making decisions about future study while bearing in mind their next steps into further education or careers.  

The curriculum at Harris Academy Rainham is constantly reviewed and evaluated and we would welcome any comments or feedback from all our stakeholders. To give comments or feedback or request further information please contact Mr T Street via e-mail at info@harrisrainham.org.uk.

 

 


 

 

 At Harris Academy Rainham we ensure all students follow a rigorous and challenging curriculum that is designed to prepare them for a fast changing and demanding world. 

Students in Year 7 and 8 study:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science
  • Languages (French or German)
  • Geography
  • History
  • DT (taught on a carousel including Catering, Design Technology and Textiles)
  • Expressive Arts (taught on a carousel including Music, Drama and Art)
  • PE
  • Humanities (a combination of RE, Citizenship and PHSE taught through a thematic approach)

 

 


 

 

In Year 9 all students study:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science
  • PE (either GCSE/BTEC PE, Core PE or Dance)

In Year 9 students choose from:

  • History
  • Geography
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • Media Studies
  • Sociology
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Textiles
  • Product Design
  • ICT
  • Computing
  • RE (Philosophy and Ethics)
  • Citizenship
  • Art and Design
  • Drama
  • Music

 

 


 

 

In Year 10 and 11 students study GCSE subjects. In most cases students begin GCSE subjects in Year 10 and complete them in Year 11. Some students will complete in Year 10 GCSE subjects started in Year 9. Some students may start additional GCSE subjects in Year 11 and complete them the same year. All subjects are GCSE qualifications except Core PE, and BTEC’s in Business, ICT, Health and Social care and PE. All BTEC’s are level 2 GCSE equivalent qualifications.

In Year 10 and 11 all students study:

  • Maths
  • English Language and Literature
  • Science (Either Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Core and Additional Science
  • PE (either GCSE PE, BTEC PE, Core PE or Dance)

In Year 10 and 11 students choose from:

  • History
  • Geography
  • French
  • German
  • Media Studies
  • Sociology
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Textiles
  • Product Design
  • ICT
  • Computing
  • RE (Philosophy and Ethics)
  • Citizenship
  • Art and Design
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Health and Social Care
  • Psychology
  • Business
  • Business BTEC