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17/01/22

The Year 7 Parent Information Evening planned for tomorrow evening will not now be held on site. We have instead produced a video for parents which can be found on our website at https://t.co/3C7ySJvxvV

14/01/22

Please see below for details of the Lambs Lane closure from 21st January to 28th January 2022 https://t.co/aKtFxT5r22

14/01/22

Mrs Stanley, Mrs Gander and Miss Vella were blown away by the outstanding performance from the Thunder drama group last term! We were so proud to see so many of our fantastic students performing and committing their own time to the Arts! We thought you were all brilliant!

13/01/22

We are delighted to be offering a series of Challenge Seminars for Y10/11. These seminars will explore high-level subject content, skills and exam techniques for students who aspire to attain highly at GCSE. Please see the schedule below. https://t.co/1cOSKNwNbn

13/01/22

Reminder: The Year 7&8 parents’ evenings will take place between 4pm and 7pm on Thursday 27th January 2022. Book your appointments now via https://t.co/im8DdFpuXU Full details can be found under letters home on our website at https://t.co/ob1pEQBMvK

12/01/22

Calling all Harris Academy Rainham and The Chafford School alumni! We’re working with to bring our students together. Learn more: https://t.co/DHBsbq1Y0Q

11/01/22

A huge congratulations to the students involved in The Scholars Programme, who successfully completed a university-level programme of study. Following their essay submission, their lecturer commented on the outstanding level of academic writing that the students demonstrated. https://t.co/MhC40nFPuM

10/01/22

The Year 7&8 parents’ evenings will take place between 4pm and 7pm on Thursday 27th January 2022. See our website at https://t.co/ob1pEQBMvK for full details.

17/12/21

Wishing all our parents, carers, students and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please enjoy our Christmas Performance here: https://t.co/csFvDwdGTk...

14/12/21

Reminder: year 11 virtual parents’ evenings will take place 4pm and 7pm on Weds 15th and Thurs 16th December. To book your appointments, please visit https://t.co/im8DdFpuXU For full details visit the letters home area of our website at https://t.co/ob1pEQBMvK

10/12/21

It is important to us that as a school we continue to receive feedback on your experiences and views. We value each piece of feedback we receive so if you have the time could you please follow the link for our online Autumn2 questionnaire. https://t.co/gQQMRBQ3I4 https://t.co/EZALyNvyTH

06/12/21

Please see our website for our Autumn 2 KS3 Parent Voice Letter and our 2021/22 KS3 Events Calendar https://t.co/ob1pEQBMvK

29/11/21

🎭The Year 11 GCSE Drama students were in full swing rehearsals last week preparing for their Component 1 Devising exam! 🎭 Mrs Stanley could not be more proud at how hard all her students are working and their passion and enthusiasm which they bring to each lesson. https://t.co/29DHajSEBm

25/11/21

Please see our website for a letter we have been asked to distribute to all parents/carers from Public Health Havering https://t.co/ob1pEQBMvK

19/11/21

Dear parents/carers, we are asking that all student bring a face covering to school from Monday 22nd November to wear in communal indoor areas while at school. Many thanks for your support.

18/11/21

Please see our website for a letter emailed home to all parents today https://t.co/ob1pEQBMvK

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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 Khalsa Schoolwear

 https://khalsaschoolwear.co.uk/school/harris-secondary-academy-rainham/


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; 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.
  • 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,  eye make-up or lipstic
  • 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: black with red side panels 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: black with red panels 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: black with red panels with school crest, with name tape sewn into inside collar or written in permanent ink.
  • Rugby shirt: black with red panels reversible, with name tape sewn into inside collar or written in permanent ink.
  • Sweat shirt: black with red panels 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