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Ofsted Letter and Report


Year 11 Study Leave Information


HAR SEND Team win prestigious award


HAR student choir delight patients, staff and visitors at Queens Hospital during volunteer week


During the sessions, trained coaches help students discover a career that inspires them and build a plan to get there. Students will meet professionals in their chosen careers, through video calls, assemblies from business leaders, and a summer networking event in London.


Twenty Y 10 students are on the Future Frontiers Careers Coaching Programme. Every Tuesday in June our students are travelling to FCB Inferno in Covent Garden, London to meet their professional coach for the two-hour session. Every student has a coach at the leading business.


Harris Federation Careers Education Supporting your future success…Harris Careers Education aims to advise, support and inspire you, making sure that you get to where you want to be.... See for more details


Year 10 Mock Examination Timetable June 17th to 28th


Year 11 May Half Term Intervention Timetable


Calling all teenagers!! The borough libraries are looking for volunteers for their Summer Reading Challenge this year. Why not sign up and do something worthwhile this summer. Ask the School Librarian for more details


Year 11 students working hard during warm up sessions in preparation for their first Science exam yesterday. Well done all.


The Harris Experience group visited Christie's Auction House on Friday 10th May. They took part in a 'guess the price' activity and produced their own auction house. Students will now start an art project where their creation will be auctioned off!


An Inspection of Harris Academy Rainham by Ofsted will take place on 15th and 16th May 2019. For full details please see our website.


Another successful Duke of Edinburgh volunteering reading session in the library this morning. A great way to start the day.


Year7 students used their research skills in the school library last week, to find out information about King James the 1st. Books and technology working in partnership to fulfil this task. Excellent work all


GCSE Students have worked extremely hard over the last few days on their final art pieces for their examination.


Reminder - talk at 6pm this evening. All welcome.


Child Criminal Exploitation / County Lines Talk. Would you be able to spot the signs if your child was being criminally exploited? Come along to a talk from Trident Police on Thursday 2nd May 6pm at Harris Academy Rainham to hear how this works.


Students in Year 10 taking Fast Track Maths also need to come to school on Monday 29th April to sit their Maths Mock GCSE paper at 9am. Many thanks for all your support this term.

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Examinations Results 2018

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.