Yr8 students with the FIXUP Team 😁🙌


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It was a privilege to inspire the next generation...🙏🏼


Thanks to our H-A-P-P-Y students are motivated for a successful academic year! Thanks you J and the FIX UP team! 🧡 🌊


Our students LOVED the level crossing safety briefing by & the advice given by the ex officer! Thank you 🌊


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No longer a drawing, Harris Academy Riverside opens 9th September. First part of Purfleet-on-Thames regenertion completed. All we need is the rest of it. @


Brand new Harris Academy Riverside - READY for our students from September 9th✅ We can't wait to welcome them all! 😃 🌊🔶️


Looking good 😁


Congrats to our long distance runners 🏅👏 800m


Big support from the rest of our school 👏😁📢


Our first 🏅 for Discus Well done 👏


We have arrived 🏅🎽😁 Good luck to everyone competing 👏 Lets bring some 🏅 home to Riverside 🔶️◼


Well done to all students who supported and took part in todays sports day 👏🏅🎽🌞


Busy week ahead for Transition Week ✅ Science Museum 🚀 History Museum ✅ Sports Day 🏅


Great work guys, great times ahead 😁👏


More 🎖 for our athletes 😁 Shot Put Discus 200m


Congratulations to our athletes representing and bringing home 🎖 800m High Jump ✖2️⃣ Javelin


At the Harris Regional Heats 🎖 Good luck to all of the athletes 🤞


Good luck to the Yr 7 boys who are competing in the Tape Ball Cricket competition 🏏 From us all at Riverside ◼🔶️🤞

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Welcome to the Harris Academy Riverside admissions page.

The local authority administers admissions for Harris Academy Riverside.

Information about the admissions process can be found on the local authority website by clicking here

Information about important dates for admissions can be found on the local authority website by clicking here.

To find out when our open days and open mornings are please click here

Important dates - applications must be made to the local authority here.

Applications for year 7 September 2020 open

Midday Monday

2nd September 2019

Applications close

Midnight Thursday

31st October 2019

You can access the LA website to find out if you have been successful from

12.30 AM on Monday

2nd March 2020


If you are unsuccessful you may appeal; the deadline for appeals is detailed below.

Forms and documents can be downloaded from the local authority website by clicking here. See below to download an appeals form.

Once we have received notification from the local authority that a child has been allocated a place at Harris Academy Riverside, we will contact parents or carers with various information and to arrange to meet. For September 2020 starters, this will be after March 2020


Please note that the academy does not have any authority or influence over the offer of places which are determined in accordance with our oversubscriptions criteria which can be found in our admissions policy. The offer of places is administered by the local authority.

If you have been unlucky and have not secured a place at the academy despite applying to the local authority for one, and feel that you have grounds, then you are entitled to appeal.

A parent or carer who wishes to appeal against the decisions of the local authority in offering places should give notice that they intend to appeal by e mailing the academy at

Parents or carers appealing will then be asked to complete an appeals form and submit it to the academy with any supporting evidence or documents. The appeals form can be downloaded from this page (below) or the academy can provide one.

The deadline for appeals for the academic year commencing September 2020 is 4pm on Monday 13th April 2020.

Appeals will be held during June 2020. Appeals are heard by an independent panel.The appeals panel should take into account your arguments, any arguments put forward by the academy and the academy's admissions policy and oversubscriptions criteria.

Decisions of the appeal panel are binding on all parties. Only one appeal is allowed per applicant.

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