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Open Visit Event 2021-2022 See our website for full details


Open Visit Event 2021-2022


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.

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

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Homework Policy KS3


"Homework is not an optional extra, but an essential part of a good education". -1999 White Paper, Excellence in Schools. Homework is an essential part of the learning process and should be planned, marked and reviewed in the same way as classwork. We aim to encourage confident, autonomous learners who develop independent skills of enquiry, evaluation and creativity. The completion of homework is an integral part of the curriculum, systematically differentiated to target different learning needs and abilities, to aid student progress. It is also important because it is the main channel by which education can become a shared responsibility between home and school, allowing parents and carers to support their children as well.


Homework should:

  • Meet the needs and aspirations of all students.
  • Develop the ability to work independently by encouraging an ethos of high achievement and self-motivation towards academic progress.
  • Provide opportunities for demonstrating understanding and consolidation of work done in class.
  • Develop skills of personal organisation, time management, revision and study skills.
  • To stretch and challenge students to develop their personal potential.
  • To prepare students for the challenges of working independently and without the close supervision of the class teacher


The Academy does not have a fixed homework timetable with time allocated for different subjects on different evenings, but instead homework will follow and reflect the content in lessons as they are taught as so each subject is allowed flexibility in when work is set. Students will need to learn to manage their time so that they do some homework each evening.


Each week pupils are expected to complete:

  • 60 minutes of independent or guided reading – scholastic / personal book choice (Ms Burt will be able to tell you which books are correct for your reading age)
  • The completion of 2 tasks on Hegarty Maths
  • A minimum of 1 lesson on Bedrock in accordance with the bedrock deadlines:

23rd September 2021

3 Lessons

14th October 2021

5 Lessons

18th November 2021

7 Lessons

16th December 2021

6 Lessons

20th January 2022

5 Lessons

10th February 2022

5 Lessons

10th March 2022

5 Lessons

31st March 2022

6 Lessons

5th May 2022

7 Lessons

26th May 2022

5 Lessons

23rd June 2022

6 Lessons

21st July 2022

6 Lessons