POP-UP SHOP *TUESDAY 9th AUGUST* Tomorrow Khalsa schoolwear will be at the academy from 11am-3pm hosting a uniform pop-up shop😄 See the poster below for more details!


Retweetd From Danny Vehit 🫧⚒🫧

We coach grassroots football to talented and amazing young ladies,to start them on the journey to becoming the future of women’s football. Huge credit goes to For making huge steps towards making this happen. ⚽️💙⚽️


Wow! Congratulations girls👏🏼


*NON-UNIFORM DAY* Tomorrow all students are invited to wear their own clothes to the academy for the last day of term.


*SPORTS TOUR TO SPAIN* 🇪🇸 We have an incredible opportunity for next years Year 9 and 10 students to join us on a Football and Netball Sports Tour to Salou, Spain! Please see your emails to register your interest before Wednesday at 10am 🖊 🧳 ✈️ ⚽️ 🏃🏼‍♀️


Congratulations to Harris Academy Mayflower; clear winner of a bouquet from HARI for the smartest dressed students at our HARI transition week.


A huge thank you to for reacting so quickly and providing us with earlier buses to our car park🙌🏼 Students will be able to get the bus at 1:45pm from the academy carpark.


Yesterday our students were part of a youth orchestra with modulo for the day from rehearsals to tech runs then a final performance of the day. They studied their section brass and composed sections of music to add to the final performance 🎭


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our young saxophonists are really inspired by you 🤩🎷. They loved participating in Modulo with today and wanted to share this with you!


The awards have arrived for our Sports Awards evening 🏆


Lots going on next week in the PE dept! Monday - Year 7 Sports Day Tuesday - Year 8 Sports Day Wednesday - Year 9 Sports Day Friday - Year 10 Sports Day Arrive in your PE kit and bring plenty of water, suncream and a hat☀️


What a week it’s been! It has been great getting to know our new Year 7 students this week. We are looking forward to seeing you again in September!


Today Year 10 Geographers visited Walton on the Naze to collect data as part of their GCSE Geography course. Students had a brilliant day and we even managed to get some fish and chips and ice cream after a long day of fieldwork 🍦 ☀️


Making new friends - students from 4 different primary schools at HARI transition this week 🧡


Day 2 of transition week is well underway. Students had a briefing with Mr Balogun this morning all on behaviour and self-regulation.


Well done to all our new Year 7’s for a very successful first day! It was great to meet you all. See you tomorrow ready for Day 2!


DEPARTURE⏰ Our year 6 transition students will be leaving the academy at 3:15pm (except Friday)


If your child requires any medication on site you must meet with our medical officer at the front gate to drop off any medication and forms!🧑‍⚕️


You will need to wear your primary school uniform throughout the week👔 You will be required to bring in your PE kit on the days you have PE on your timetable (not Day 1)


PACKED LUNCH 🍱 Our year 6 transition students will need to bring a packed lunch with them every day!

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The academy provides 43 different clubs under the categories of prep clubs, sports clubs, English and reading clubs, Languages clubs, The arts clubs, Maths clubs, History clubs, Gaming and coding clubs and Technology and cooking clubs.

356 students attended at least one club during the September/October 2021 period; that's about 45% of all students! There is no difference in percentage attendance in boys and girls; well done everyone! Best participators are year 11 with 52% of year 11 students attending at least one club; next year 7 with 49%.

See also our experience planner for trips, sixth form societies, cadets, Duke of Edinburgh and Greenpower, conferences and focus sessions in year 11. 

If you are a Harris Academy Riverside student you can sign up for a club - or suggest a new club  here.

Clubs include

Prep clubs

Prep and Bedrock club

Ready, Set, Go Prep!

KS3 Prep and Bedrock club

KS4 Prep and Bedrock club

Sports clubs

Rugby club - all years

Table tennis club - all years

KS4 basketball club

Year 7 foorball club

Year 8 football club

Year 9 and 10 football club

Year 9 basketball club

Under 16 basketball club

Year 7 and 8 netball club

Year 9 and 10 netball club

Sixth form sports club

English and reading clubs

Year 7 reading 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' club

Year 8 reading 'Goodnight Mr Tom!' club

Year 9 reading 'Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry' club

Year 10 reading 'The Hate You Give' club

Years 7,8 and 9 public speaking and debate club

Languages clubs

Chinese drama club

Clinique Francais club

KS4 Spanish club

Year 7 French facts, festivals and culture club

Year 8 and 9 French facts, festivals and culture club

Year 7 'Cantando en Espanol' (singing in Spannish) club

Year 8 'Cantando en Espanol' (singing in Spannish) club

Year 11 'Ayuda, por favor' club

The arts clubs

Art club

Dance club

Singing club

'We will rock you' main characters' drama club

'We will rock you' whole cast' drama and music club

Maths clubs

Year 10 astute acutes club

Year 12 senior maths challenge club

Accuracy allstars club

History clubs

History through film club

Gaming and coding clubs

Board games club

Lego and games club

KS4 classic coding club

Gaming club

Technology and cooking clubs

KS3 cooking club

KS4 cooking club