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Reminder: Sixth Form Open Evening Tuesday 29th November from 4.30pm to 6.30pm




Reminder: Tomorrow, Thursday 13th October is the last day of term for students (Friday 14th October is an INSET day so school will be closed for all students). Students return to school on Monday 31st October.


Message from Havering Council: The Council have created a one-stop-shop for all of the financial & other support that may be out there for residents this winter and beyond, all in one handy place on our website.


YEAR 11 REVISION EVENING We are inviting you and your child to attend our mock examination preparation information evening which will be held on Tuesday 11th October 2022 at 6pmPlease see our website for full details


You are invited to attend the Year 11 parents’ consultation evening on Thursday 8th September 2022 between 4.00pm and 7.00pm. This evening will be held onsite at Harris Academy Rainham. See our website for full details


We are delighted to welcome our students back to the Academy next week. Dates and times for each year group are as follows;Year 7 - Monday 5th September 8.30amYear 11 - Monday 5th September 8.55amYears 8,9 & 10 - Tuesday 6th September 8.30am


The Harris Academy Rainham Geography department is excited to launch a new gardening club In the spirit of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle”, we would appreciate donations of gardening equipment, hand tools, gloves, seeds, soil, pots and anything gardening related.


Please go to our website for details of the Y11 intervention sessions on offer during the May half term.


Year 8 and 9 Parent Information Evening Your are invited to a parent information evening on Wednesday 25th May at 6:00pm, where we would like to speak with you on e-safety and how you can ensure your child is protected online.


HAR Sixth Form Consultation: See the letters home page of our website for the latest letter from the principal with details of upcoming consultation events.


Year 10 students visited Blenheim Underwriting in Fenchurch Street yesterday as part of their mentoring programme with an award-winning charity, Future Frontiers, where they received a warm welcome from CEO John Lynch.


Year 11 English Literature Challenge Seminars Friday Mornings 8.15-8.50 B33 with Mrs. Turker



Yesterday some of our Y10 students visited London firm Crawford & Co. where they met the CEO and were mentored by business professionals to develop aspirations and build a life-long engagement with learning. Full story at



April 1st will be a "wear something yellow or blue" non-uniform day, students and staff are encouraged to donate £1.We will also have a bake sale on this day so bring some cash and buy some treats!All money raised will be donated to The British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal.

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Posted on March 4th 2019

Live Theatre and Workshop Inspire Drama Students

Drama workshop (1)GCSE Drama students visited the Queen’s Theatre in Hornchurch recently to see their production of DNA, by Dennis Kelly, which the students are studying for GCSE.

We were also lucky enough to have a follow-up workshop, which was held at Harris Academy Rainham and led by the actors from the production and who are all currently studying at Central School of Speech & Drama. The workshop was designed to further our students’ knowledge of the characters and themes in the play.

"Our students thoroughly enjoyed this opportunity to see a live performance and also learn more about the creative process of devising and rehearsing for a production," said Mrs Rowell, Lead Practitioner in Drama. "I believe this is an experience our students will remember for a long time to come."

Students also learned more about the courses offered at Central school of Speech & Drama for anyone wishing to further a career in the Performing Arts Industry.

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What students said...

"I really enjoyed the play and think it will definitely help me in Year 11 with the written exam." Albie

"The workshop was really good to have in our own school's drama studio, due to its different nature and breaking away from the usual. A very enjoyable experience!"  Andrei

"The play and workshop is definitely going to help me prepare for my GCSE. The people leading the workshop were very inspiring and really helped my knowledge and understanding of the play." Lily

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