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More pics of our students doing v02 max tests, Wingate power and Jump test


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Year 10 Btec students at giving our students a taster of uni life and sport science testing


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A conference tackling social mobility and children's wellbeing is to take place in Rainham.


REMINDER: Parents' Evening for Years 9 and 10 Thursday 23rd January 4.30pm to 7.30pm


There will be a talk after school tomorrow in the hall from the Asst. Principal of Harris Academy Riverside for any Y11 students interested in applying to their sixth form.




We were delighted to host Dr Michael Kolling at the Academy on Wednesday for a talk to Year 9,10 and 11 Computer Science students.


Year 11 students will begin mock examinations on Monday 27th January 2020. Please see website below for letter and timetable.


... He witnessed unspeakable horrors and has since made it his mission to teach young people of his lasting, haunting memories in the hope that history will never repeat itself.


We were greatly honoured today to welcome Mr Leslie Kleinman BEM to Harris Academy Rainham to speak to our Year 9 students. Holocaust survivor Mr Kleinman arrived at the gates of Auschwitz on his 15th birthday and never saw any of his family members again.... more




Parents' Evening for Years 9 and 10 Thursday 23rd January 4.30pm to 7.30pm Students will be given letter and appointment sheets tomorrow.


Dear Parents/Carers It has been brought to our intention that there is a message circulating on social media that Harris Academy Rainham is closed today. Please ignore this message should you receive it. The academy is open as normal for all students.

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Posted on December 10th 2019

Rainham Union Debating Society - Launch Event

Raihan, Year 11, reports on the first debate of our Rainham Union Debating Society, part of our Rainham Experience programme.

At the debate, we first looked at a range of different items we would take if we were to be stranded on a desert island (such as money, a mobile phone and a camera) and then came to different conclusions of what items should be left behind and what should be taken instead.

For some of the items we were able to easily come to a conclusion of what should be left behind, whilst other items had to be debated to decide what was more important.


As the session progressed, we covered questions such as 'should marijuana be legalised?' and 'should the voting age be brought down to 16?'. From these questions everyone was involved as the classroom was split into different sections: totally agree, agree, neutral, disagree or totally disagree. Here we were able to see the reasons why people decided to go with their decision.

I found it interesting because from the debate we were able to see the different views people had and understand what their reasons were behind their decisions. Furthermore, the debate was engaging as towards the end of the debate, everyone was able to vote for which character from Romeo and Juliet should remain in a hot-air balloon and which characters should be voted out; what this meant was that everyone played a role in the final outcome.

Raiham, Year 11

Debate 2

Forthcoming Rainham Union Debating Society events...

Thursday 19th December, 15:30-16:30

Rainham Union Debating Society – for Years 10 and 11. First full debate: ‘This House would abolish Christmas.’

Thursday 16th January, 15:30-16:30

Rainham Union Debating Society – for Years 10 and 11. Debate: ‘This House believes that the British media have a race problem.’

Read more about the Rainham Experience. See a list to future Rainham Experience events.