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26/05/20

Phased re-opening for Year 10 students - announcement See our website at https://t.co/RaBCfvZgtl

19/05/20

HAR Bake Off. This week's challenge and last week's winners. Mouth watering yum! https://t.co/xLdeCbIj6D

15/05/20

Happy Friday. We are delighted to publish the second edition of our HAR From Home Newsletter. We hope you enjoy it. Remember to send contribution to Mrs Richards at a.richards.org.uk https://t.co/ZlQtz9e6zv

15/05/20

Dear Parent/Carers Please see important letter on our website from The Harris Federation https://t.co/LNUbHOB1N8

06/05/20

Fabulous bunting that our key worker school students and staff have made to decorate the academy for VE day. https://t.co/2TAtohZbZh

04/05/20

Dear parents/guardian Just a note that as Friday is a bank holiday there will be no virtual school lessons taking place. Happy VE Day celebrations to all.

04/05/20

KS3 Drama students combining their creative skills with their knowledge of ‘Dramatic Tableaux’. Bringing the stage home! https://t.co/gZNvxXEix3

04/05/20

More great work from our Year 9 students sent in this week. Well done to Rachel, Nojus and Oana. Also Miss Gander says to remember to tune into Grayson Perry's Art Club, Channel 4, Monday at 8.30pm. https://t.co/xCjRdroDKu

01/05/20

Happy Friday everyone. We have published our very first HAR from Home newsletter today. To see all the latest news go to https://t.co/L6C3RmEVMW To send anything you would like to see featured in our next newsletter please email a.richards.org.uk

24/04/20

Happy Friday Year 11. Hope you are all keeping safe and well. For those of you who have signed up to our Head Start Programme this will start next week. See below for the timetable for next week's lessons. https://t.co/nptEN2ciDr

23/04/20

Year 9 Parents/Guardians - see below regarding options survey https://t.co/GKS2IXORru

22/04/20

Letter to parents and carers https://t.co/lSDnPn90sX

21/04/20

Parent and pupil consultation on changes to the academy day. https://t.co/32m2tmW0Ql

21/04/20

We are so very sorry the website couldn't cope this morning, but the fact that so many of our year 8 children and parents have contacted us to let us know shows just how great our geography students are. Ms Blake

21/04/20

Help and Support for Children and Young People during Covid 19 https://t.co/SzAKsXVo5M

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Posted on March 12th 2020

Harris Academy Rainham is a 'Leading Edge' School

Leading Edge Logo 2020 2021Harris Academy Rainham has been awarded Leading Edge status 2020-2021, by SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers network.

Leading Edge is a national network for high-performing schools with a commitment to raising achievement by:

  • working in partnership 
  • innovation
  • sharing practice within and beyond the network.

The accreditation process involved a peer review from another Leading Edge school and a moderation visit from an exceptional former headteacher. To be awarded Leading Edge status, Harris Academy Rainham had to show we were exceptional for teaching and learning, professional practice and leadership.

"We are very proud to have won this recognition and look forward to working closely with other Leading Edge schools to improve our practice even further," said Principal Gareth Stananought.


Fresh perspective on school improvement

A steering group of headteachers from the network ensures that Leading Edge continues to meet the needs of its members, and meets regularly with key policymakers such as Ofsted, the Department for Education and the Education Endowment Foundation to ensure the network’s views are represented on a national platform.

SSAT’s Framework for Exceptional Education is at the heart of Leading Edge. This framework provides a rigorous mechanism for self-review and action-planning, offering a fresh and positive perspective on school improvement.

Leading Edge member schools can be recognised for their ‘Transforming’ practice through accreditation.