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Great start to this academic year, with students understanding the importance of Literacy and Reading. Taking books out of the school library on the very first day! Well done to Betty, Courtney and Matthew.


Well done to new Year7 student Phoebe, who took part in the Summer Reading Challenge set by the School Librarian on Induction day. Could students please notify the School Librarian, if they also took part this year. Thank you


Harris Academy Rainham will be holding an Open Evening for the September 2020 intake on Tuesday 1st October from 5.30pm to 8.30pm.  Principal's presentations at 6pm, 6.45pm and 7.30pm.  All Welcome!


Just a reminder that it's school photograph day tomorrow 10th September for all students. There will also be a group photo taken of our Year 11 students.


We are looking forward to the return of all our students and meeting all our new Year 7 students. Arrangements are:- Friday 6th September 2019 Year 7 and Year 11 only. Arrive at 8.50am for a 9am start Monday 9th September 2019 All Year Groups in Learning Guides for 8.55am


CheungHao collecting his results. Well done and good luck in the future.


Kostadin happy with his results including more grade 9s in Maths and Science.


Anas celebrating with one of our staff this morning. some excellent results including a grade 6 in Art. A great achievement.


Naomi collecting her results. Some excellent results in particular Maths and Science. Well done,


Zainab delighted with her results today, Grade 7 and 8s across the board. Well done.


Amy and Raksha collecting results today. Great results with Grade 9 in English, Maths and Science. Well Done,.


Emily, Roland and Megan this morning with their results. Fantastic achievements for all of you 21 Grade 4+ and special mention to Emily Grade 9 in Art.


Our Head Girl, Esther and Sara Collecting their results. 15 Grade 9-7 between them. Good luck for the future.


Some of our Year 10 Maths Fast Track pupils, Andrei, Quang and Taylor collecting their maths GCSEs today. Keep up the good work.


Andrew with an excellent set of results. Well done Andrew.


Nathan with his results today.He achieved 8 Grade 9/8.


Jay, Hannah, Sydney and Billy celebrating their results this morning. Well done to all of you.


Well done to Frankie on his excellent results. Good luck next year.


Rory and James receiving their certificates. Well done to both. 15 Grade 9 GCSEs between them.


More happy students. Our congratulations to Baaba, Chelsea and Rebecca. All your hard work has paid off.

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Examinations Results

See details of our 2019 exam results. The information below is from 2018 and will be updated shortly.

Congratulations to our students for achieving the academy's best ever GCSE results in 2017-18. Results at Harris Academy Rainham have shown a significant improvement across all key headline measures since joining the Harris Federation in September 2016.

  • Our Progress 8 score for 2017-18 is 0.36
  • Our Attainment 8 score is 49.6
  • 43% of students achieved Grade 5 or above in English and Maths
  • 71% of students achieved Grade 4 or above in English and Maths
  • 44% of students entered the EBacc, achieving an average points score of 4.22

View our performance page on the Department for Education website. See a comparion of the results from the past two years.

“We are thrilled but not surprised, because students and staff worked incredibly hard to achieve their success," said Principal Gareth Stananought. "Just two years after opening, we are demonstrating our drive and ambition to deliver outstanding schooling for all our students. May I thank students, staff and parents for their effort and support. We are all looking forward to building on these results in the years to come.”

Additional statistics

  • 74% of students gained 5 or more GCSEs at Level 4 or above
  • 46% of students gained 5 or more GCSEs at Level 5 or above
  • 30% of students achieved the EBacc standard Level 4 or above
  • 19% of students achieved the Ebacc standard Level 5 or above
  • The average attainment 8 score per pupil is 5.1
  • English - 82% achieved Level 4 or above
  • Maths - 79% achieved Level 4 or above
  • Science - 68% achieved Level 4 or above
  • 29% of students achieved Level 7 or above in at least 3 GCSEs
  • 18% of students achieved Level 7 or above in at least 5 GCSEs
  • 10% of students achieved Level 7 or above in at least 7 GCSEs
  • 100% of students have remained in education or employment after leaving us.

In 2017-18, there were lots of outstanding achievements including Lakhan (pictured below) who achieved 8 A*/A Grades (or equivalent), including 3 ‘Grade 9s’.

Results Lakhan

Eva (pictured below) gained 9 A*/A Grades (or equivalent), including 6 ‘Grade 9s’.

Results Eva

78% of our fast track Maths students achieved a 9 grade.

Further information about our school performance can be found on the Department for Education website.