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As stated earlier, school services to and from will still run along London Road, but no other 44's will. Please ensure your children get on the buses in the school as the station stop will NOT be served.


Great results from the Riverside Rapids tonight! Triple win tonight, with the Year 7 girls first netball game. Year 10 football team are onto the next round of the Harris Cup and the Junior basketball team take the win on home turf. Well done to all involved 👏


Year 11 Virtual Parents Evening is happening tonight 4pm-7pm Please ensure you have booked your appointments with your child's teachers 🗓


Please ensure you have informed us of your consent via the MS form. You will find the link has been sent from


*MASKS* Unless exempt, anyone attending should wear a mask inside the testing centre.


Please attend the academy on the correct day and time slot. If more than one of your children attend the academy and are in different year groups you are welcome to bring them together.


Happy New Year 🎇 We are looking forward to welcoming back our students on Thursday 6th January. Prior to this, we are inviting all students to come to the building on their designated day to take a lateral flow test on-site at the academy. Please see thread for more info


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Wow! What an amazing opportunity! Go Chelsea!


Miss Solley’s football girls are at Wembley Stadium today watching ⚽️


Every wednesday our sixth formers get together and take part in a range of recreational activities!


Our students have been busy cooking up a storm in cooking club last week 🧑‍🍳⏲🍰🍕


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Don't forget our Christmas Light turn on from 4pm on next to the Children's centre tomorrow. Complementary sausage rolls, mince pies and mulled wine. Bring money for hot dogs etc. Carols - a time of festive cheer!


Our Year 12 students performed very well in the Senior Maths Challenge💡 Out of 40 students who participated we were awarded with 16 Bronze and 3 Silver Certificates🤩 This happens to be one of the toughest maths competitions we have out there. Well done to all involved👏


Mr Russell and Mr Balogun's Year 8 team are at it again. Well done to the Year 8 football team for fighting back from 2-0 down, to finish with a 6-4 win. Making it through to the next round of the Harris cup👏


On Wednesday, our SEN team and PE dept combined forces for an amazing trip to lakeside. "I think this is going to be my best day ever, I had so much fun" 🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️🧗‍♂️ Thank you to the wonderful Rock Up team for making it an amazing experience 👏


On Tuesday, our Year 8 students went to see the The Lion King at the Lyceum theatre🦁 🎭🎶


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Sat near a group of students from the Harris Academy Riverside at a performance of The Lion King last night. They were great! Enthused, bouncy, well-behaved, accompanied by committed and caring staff. We were very impressed by them all.


Thank you for your kinds words. This is amazing to hear! 👏🏼


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A little Hooke's law today

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Open evening 2021

Our virtual open evening is now live

Go here with any questions for the Principal

Have a look here at our academy videos including messages from the Principal and the Vice Principal

Have a look here for subject videos

Explore the website for other areas of interest such as how to apply, clubs, experience planner, our amazing A level results, our curriculum and prep.

If you are interested in a small group tour while the academy is open, please go here.

Below are the dates of local open evenings in the area. Except for our own open evening, information has been collated indirectly and so parents and carers are advised to check on the relevant academy/school website to be sure.

Please note that Harris Academies do not have joint admissions and so prospective parents and carers should treat each academy completely separately. 

Please note that the academy does not decide who comes to the academy. That is done by the local authority based on our admissions criteria which can be found on our admissions page. Please also see our admissions page for our oversubscriptions criteria and for a link to the local authority website for details on how the admissions system works and how to apply.


Harris Academy Riverside Wednesday 22nd September
Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Thursday 23rd September
Harris Academy Ockendon Thursday 30th September
Grays Convent High School Wednesday 29th September
Ormiston Park Academy Thursday 7th October
The Hathaway Academy Tuesday 21st September
The Gateway Academy Wednesday 15th September
Hassenbrook Academy Tuesday 14th September
St Clere's School Wednesday 22nd September
William Edwards School Thursday 9th September
Orsett Heath Wednesday 6th October
Thames Park Thursday 23rd September
Gable Hall School Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th October