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See our website for the end of term Principal's letter


Sadly we are unable to host our annual exhibition of our wonderful GCSE Artwork. However, our Art Department have put together this lovely virtual exhibition so you can all still enjoy the beautiful art produced by our very talented students.


Our team of y7 & y8 students competed against 20 schools in the Harris Federation KS3 Geog Quiz. Our students did exceptionally, scoring 82/90! and were only 4 points behind the winning schools. Congratulations to Connor, Elis, Ella, Joel and Phoebe for representing HAR so well!


On Thursday, Year 9 and 10 athletes took part in the Federation sports day which is held at the National sports centre at Crystal Palace. For full story go to


The year 7's undertook a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) drop day on Friday. Students were able to speak to and question real life engineers, scientists and designers gaining an understanding of the education needed to go into these careers.


Over 40 Y10 pupils successfully completed their Bronze DofE training. They learned basic first aid skills, how to use cooking equipment and cook a substantial meal, how to put up tents and how to map read


Help us secure planning approval for our fantastic new Sixth Form for Rainham


Retweetd From Harris Rainham PE

Under 15s come runners up in close final v in FIBA 3v3 tournament . Amazing day and event. MVP Maxwell


On Friday 2nd July, 30 Year 10 students were selected to take part in a careers event that looked at careers in nursing and other fields of the NHS.


Congratulations to Jordan Tayo (year 9) who is the overall bedrock winner for the spring term and will receive a £50 Amazon voucher


We are looking for our next Head Girl, Head Boy and Student Leadership Team


So proud of our Year students on their Duke of Edinburgh qualifying expedition.


Transition Event June 2021 As a result of the announcement of the Prime Minister on Monday evening regarding the extending of phase 3 of national lockdown by 4 weeks we have had to make the unfortunate decision to cancel our event.


Please see our website for latest letter home from our Principal


Sign up to our Year 11 Headstart Programme. The aim of this programme is to keep our Y11 students actively engaged in subjects that they enjoy and are planning to choose for next year.


Year 9 students preparing for their DoE expedition. Well done all.

Harris Academies
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Latest News

Posted on September 14th 2020

Quality Mark in English and Maths for HAR

Harris Academy Rainham has achieved the Secondary Quality Mark in English and Maths.

The Quality Mark is an internationally-recognised award that is given to schools that show excellence in their provision in both English and Maths.

Quality Mark Award   logo for SecondaryThe school went through an external validation process which saw a virtual online visit from inspectors for a day, and also required a portfolio of evidence covering 11 strands which  looked at : 

  • provision for students during lockdown including those students who are vulnerable 
  • outstanding provision in developing teachers and support staff practice (CPD)
  • how we analyse data and use it to provide a personalised approach for the teaching and learning students receive in both English and Maths
  • target-setting for pupils and also links with stakeholders
  • evidence of monitoring of teaching and learning and how we ensure all staff progress
  • evidence of improvement in both departments leading to outstanding outcomes for all students.

The inspector noted that both the Maths and English teams offer an outstanding education to their students and that staff have had extensive training and support to become excellent practitioners and deliver an outstanding education to the pupils of Harris Academy Rainham.

A huge well done to all our staff and students for this fantastic recognition!

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