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12/12/18

Non uniform ' Christmas Jumper' Day on Friday 14th December. £1 donation please which will go to Crisis at Christmas https://t.co/poINWmViYD

11/12/18

This year for Christmas we will be supporting Crisis Charity and there will be a non-uniform day next Friday. This is also supporting the National Christmas Jumper day. There will be a prize for the best Christmas Jumper! https://t.co/yoOnRwhnNr

11/12/18

Reminder - art collection tonight 11th Dec. Old GCSE work from last year 3.30-6pm

07/12/18

German Xmas Markets trip will be departing school promptly at 6am on Sunmorning (9th Dec). remember to bring any medication labelled with student’s name and dosage, as well as pocket money in labelled, separate envelopes for each day. Many thanks, Miss A. Forster https://t.co/odT8tJCjI8

30/11/18

Rainham Village Christmas Fayre will be held tomorrow December 1st from 10am to 4pm https://t.co/dWwESUoLwX https://t.co/t5MNeFjrX6

28/11/18

Interested in teaching in London, Havering or Thurrock - come to our Information Event on Tuesday 15th January 2019 at Harris Academy Rainham 16.30pm to 18.30pm https://t.co/Ewlzlhfckm

23/11/18

First meeting of The 'Rainham Experience' today. This is a new and exciting programme offered to our most able students in year 7 & 8 in order to offer a wide range of cultural and academic experiences outside of the classroom. https://t.co/iDMVTkvDCz

21/11/18

Come and join us for some festive fun https://t.co/vnQ2X51k91

19/11/18

Brigade our uniform supplier is offering 20% discount during their Black Friday event. Please visit https://t.co/jmZu1sdZQu and place your order using the promotional code: BCBLACK18. You can also register with Brigade via https://t.co/Fo6yDu0sZX to ensure you don’t miss out

19/11/18

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Rainham Foodbank Urgently Needs Our Support - Please Help Until December 14th, we are encouraging students to promote our ‘Belong, Believe, Become’ ethos by making donations to the Rainham Foodbank https://t.co/5rcdYXwEOb

19/11/18

We are delighted to announche the Launch event of ‘People Like Us’ at Harris Academy Rainham on 21st November 2018. https://t.co/DsdRJE6omF

12/11/18

Our headboy and headgirl, Rory Armstrong-Smith and Esther Showemimo, represented Harris Academy Rainham yesterday at the very moving remembrance service where they placed a wreath at the war memorial. https://t.co/pRxeoL8rR0

12/11/18

Rainham Foodbank Urgently Needs Our Support - Please Help Until December 14th, we are encouraging students to promote our ‘Belong, Believe, Become’ ethos by making donations to the Rainham Foodbank https://t.co/5rcdYXwEOb

09/11/18

At 11am the school held a two-minute silence to remember all those who have died in conflict ."They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old, Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them" https://t.co/H6qka2enIC

18/10/18

Reminder: Parents Evening for Years 7 and 11 will be help tomorrow, Thursday 18th October from 4.30pm to 7.30pm https://t.co/7FPNqXfzJg

18/10/18

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Curriculum Overview

At Harris Academy Rainham the curriculum is designed to fulfil two key goals. Firstly it must enable students to gain qualifications that enable them to choose their career and path in life. Secondly the curriculum must help our students to become profoundly human by helping them to engage with the greatest that has been thought and said.

To fulfil this aims we have developed a knowledge-rich curriculum that ensures our students acquire knowledge that enables them to think deeply about their subjects.  This curriculum along with our approach to teaching enables our students to analyse, evaluate and perform other subject-specific skills in a rich and profound way. 

Years 7-8

All students study a core curriculum that develops both breadth and depth. We provide considerable time for students to study the core – English, Maths and Science – and our two-hour lessons enable a deep exploration of subjects. At the same time our 'carousels' ensure all students still study both design technology and the creative arts. Our curriculum approach enables us to provide this balance.

Year 9

Students begin to make some subject choices at the end of Year 8. However, Year 9 continues to be part of Key Stage 3. Students do not begin studying GCSE content in the vast majority of subjects until they reach Year 10. We believe that beginning GCSE content too early leads to a narrowing of our students experience and impoverishes our curriculum. 

Year 10-11

The Key Stage 4 curriculum is followed by years 10-11. All students will study Mathematics, English, Science and a PE option and the vast majority study a humanities subject and a modern foreign language. The list of optional subjects is extensive and gives students real choice.