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13/11/19

Please come along and support our students at our annual Christmas Concert. A great start to the Christmas festivities. https://t.co/xtYphp4XgH

13/11/19

HAR students on route to Queens Theatre this morning for a presentation by American author Kwame Alexander https://t.co/OOt1UoxnGD

12/11/19

What a great idea! Well done from https://t.co/gPVeRwgiYx

11/11/19

Two minutes silence today at Harris Academy Rainham "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them." https://t.co/eK9nvyf8cu

11/11/19

Our Head Boy Eliot and Head Girl Olivia proudly represented Harris Academy Rainham and laid a wreath on behalf of the Academy at the remembrance service at Rainham War Memorial yesterday. https://t.co/gzW5IZEtSB

08/11/19

Congratulations Harris Academy Ockendon https://t.co/ZHbNhiV4Nu

08/11/19

Katie and Jayden from Year 9 raising funds for our Poppy Appeal in the library during break and lunch today. Well done! https://t.co/nyMlZnUr5k

07/11/19

Tomorrow, out students will begin marking Remembrance Day by selling stickers and poppies in aid of the Royal British Legion during break and lunch in the library. Stickers will be 10p and poppies 50p. All donations big and small will be much appreciated. https://t.co/IKcHecw0nN

01/11/19

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Majestic views at Cape Sounion. Time now for the sunset 🌅 https://t.co/ubU5WYlICS

01/11/19

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01/11/19

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01/11/19

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Day 2- First stop, the colossal temple of Zeus!! https://t.co/lKeM9YzTPn

01/11/19

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One of the best landmarks of this trip. The ancients were truly very clever. https://t.co/tb52eXhlyh

01/11/19

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After stimulating reserach and marveling at human craftsmanship, we are now enjoying some leisure time at Athens’ shopping mall. https://t.co/pxnEUFV7h6

01/11/19

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First Modern Olympic Stadium, Ancient Agora, Roman Forum, Hadrian’s Livrary and now time for some climbing to Lykabytus Hill. https://t.co/znACVzK7NW

01/11/19

At HAR, we encourage our students to promote our ‘Belong, Believe, Become’ ethos and provide support for our local community by helping us to donate to the Rainham foodbank. We will be collecting any non-perishable items from Nov 4th-29th and would appreciate any contributions. https://t.co/tCBDItfjOT

01/11/19

Reminder - Students return to school on Monday 4th November for a prompt 9am start. Year 11 mock examinations begin with Geography Period 1 and Biology Period 3. Compulsory warm up for Geography begins at 8.10am.

31/10/19

REMINDER: Y10. Deadline for return of Own Placement Work Experience Forms is Mon 4th Nov to Mrs Richards in A29 or to a.richards.org.uk Hope you are all having a lovely break and look forward to seeing you back refreshed and ready for the new term on Monday. https://t.co/oNbmsY94ta

18/10/19

Wishing you a very safe & enjoyable half term break. Students return to school on Mon 4th November. Y11 have a full programme of intervention over half term and start their mock exams on the 4th Nov. Intervention & mock timetable available on our website and on social media. https://t.co/fmycyeL0lt

15/10/19

Reminder: Year 7 Parents' Evening. Thursday 17th October 2019 4.30pm to 7.30pm https://t.co/YvwNE89mBW

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School Uniform

Our uniform is an important part of encourging and maintaining our school ethos of Belong, Believe, Become. This page has details of our school uniform including PE uniform. Our school uniform supplier is www.brigade.uk.com.


Uniform for boys

  • Shoes: plain black leather, imitation leather, suede or patent; or ankle boots. No contrasting stitching.
  • Socks: plain grey, white or black.
  • Shirt: plain white with collar suitable to take a tie; may be short or long sleeved, must be tucked into trousers.
  • Jumper (optional): grey with red piping. No alternative jumper or cardigan allowed.
  • Tie: red and black stripes.
  • Blazer: grey with red piping and school badge.
  • Trousers: plain black, straight cut, medium width, regular fit or pleated; may have turn-ups; shoe length. 

Uniform for girls

  • Shoes: plain black leather, imitation leather, suede or patent; low heel (2.5cm maximum) or flat. Ankle boots only with trousers. No strapless or backless shoes. No sequins, beads or contrasting stitching.
  • Socks: plain grey, white or black; ankle length only. No frills.
  • Tights: neutral, grey, white or black. No patterned tights.
  • Blouse: plain white with open neck; may be short or long sleeved, must be tucked into skirt or trousers.
  • Jumper (optional): grey with red piping. No alternative jumper or cardigan allowed.
  • Blazer: grey with red piping and school badge.
  • Skirt: grey, black, red and white checked skirt.
  • Trousers: plain black, straight cut, medium width, regular fit or pleated, may have turn-ups; shoe length. No Lycra. No fashion styles including ‘boot leg’, ‘ski pants’, ‘flared’, ‘drainpipe’ or jeans.

For boys and girls

  • Outer coats must be suitable to be worn over a blazer.
  • A blazer must be worn at all times.
  • Outer coats must be PLAIN BLACK - plain black cagoules are ideal.
  • Hooded sweatshirts are not appropriate for school.
  • Long hair should be tied back (when appropriate).
  • Plain white, black or grey headbands only.
  • All items should be clearly labelled with child’s full name.

The following are not allowed

  • Canvas shoes, plimsolls, trainers, high heels, platforms. Ankle boots with a skirt.    
  • Strapless/backless shoes. Shoes with contrasting stitching, sequins or beads.
  • Socks or tights with pattern or stripes.
  • Outer garments in colours other than black.
  • Hooded sweatshirts.
  • Jewellery except an inexpensive wrist watch. Sleepers/studs are not permitted in pierced ears or other body parts.
  • Make-up, noticeable eye make-up or lipstick.
  • Noticeable nail varnish.

School shoes guide

School Shoes


PE uniform

Students must bring PE Kit to all lessons. Items must be marked with the student's name, as directed below. This will greatly reduce the number of lost items and prevent further expense. Kit must be worn in all PE lessons even if a student is injured or ill. A note is required from a parent/guardian to be excused activity. Even if a student is not taking part in the activity they can referee, judge, support, time, measure, perform another task or even observe, as long as they are appropriately dressed.

PE kit for girls

All items are compulsory for PE and games lessons.

  • Polo shirt: white with school crest, with name tape sewn into inside collar or name written in permanent ink name in collar.
  • Games skirt (‘skort’): black with red panel and white stripe, with name tape sewn in or name written in permanent ink.
  • Sweat shirt: red with school crest, with name tape sewn in or name in permanent ink name in collar.
  • Shorts (optional extra for girls): plain black, with name tape sewn in or written in permanent ink in collar.
  • Jogging bottoms: plain black, with name tape sewn into waistband or written in permanent ink.
  • Socks: white plain ankle, with name tape sewn inside.
  • Trainers: not leisure trainers, with name tape to be sewn inside tongue

PE kit for boys

All items are compulsory for PE and games lessons.

  • Polo shirt: white with school crest, with name tape sewn into inside collar or written in permanent ink.
  • Rugby shirt: red (reversible to red with contrasting black stripe), with name tape sewn into inside collar or written in permanent ink.
  • Sweat shirt: red with school crest, with name tape sewn into inside collar or written in permanent ink in collar.
  • Socks: white plain ankle, with name tape sewn inside,
  • Games socks: black, with name tape sewn inside.
  • Shorts (one pair): plain black cotton rugby, with name tape sewn inside or written in permanent ink in collar.
  • Shorts (one pair): plain black nylon football/indoor sport, with name tape sewn inside or written in permanent ink.
  • Shin pads: name written with indelible ink.
  • Gum shield for rugby.
  • Studs for rugby/football boots: aluminium safety studs must be worn.
  • Rugby/football boots: name tape to be sewn on tongue. Aluminium safety studs must be worn.
  • Trainers: no boots, not leisure trainers. Name tape to be sewn inside tongue