Ready for our HARI recruitment event


Retweetd From Our Purfleet

Great to see moving forward. has a very exciting future!


Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

What a great day at the Roman baths with exemplary Harris Chafford and Riverside students.


Come and join our journey. We are looking for an addition to our pastoral team. See ‘vacancies’ on the website.


We are back to normal! Thanks for everyone's patience and support during the bad weather and with our network! Our students are now - as we tweet - going great guns in their exams!


We are closed today due to ice on our approach roads and paved areas


Due to a build up of ice on the approaches to the Academy building we have reluctantly decided to close on Friday 2nd March for our students’ safety - thanks to our amazing parents, students and staff for a really productive day today.#inspireyourcommunity


We are open today although our car park is shut - please use Harris Chafford Hundred car park.


Harris Academy Riverside intends to be open as usual tomorrow. We will tweet and publish on website in the unlikely event that anything changes


The Academy is closed today due to the snow - please check the website for tomorrow


Our building work has started! Looking forward to a great future in a great community.#inspireyourcommunity


There is still time to apply to join us and help inspire our great students on their journey - talent, fizz and energy.


Work has officially started on our brand new building - ready for September 2019.


Be a part of our exciting future. Join our team. Join our fantastic students. Go to vacancies.


We are looking for a Maths teacher to help shape our future. Go to vacancies.


We are looking for teachers for September 2018!


Currently Harris Academy Riverside is open tomorrow as usual. However due to the weather football training at 7.30 AM is cancelled .


Retweetd From Thurrock Local News

regeneration to begin


Retweetd From Our Purfleet

PCRL are proud to announce Swan Housing Group as our new joint venture partners


Retweetd From Kyanite Advisers

Fantastic news for Purfleet!

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.

Central Office














The academy year 2018/2019

Below are the dates of the academy year 2018/2019. There are one or two INSET days to be added. We will update these as soon as they are decided.

Autumn term starts on Monday 3rd September 2018 but our staff have three INSET days so students come back to the academy for the new year as follows;

Year 8 first day back is Thursday 6th September 2018

Year 7 first day is Friday 7th September 2018

The first Autumn half term ends on Friday 19th October 2018.

Then we have two weeks Autumn half term holidays from Saturday 20th October 2019 until Sunday 4th November 2019.

The second Autumn half term starts on Monday 6th November 2018

and ends on Wednesday 19th December 2018.

We have two weeks Christmas holidays from Thursday 20th December until Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

The first Spring half term starts on Thursday 3rd January 2019

and ends on Thursday 14th February 2019.

Our staff have an INSET day on Friday 15th February 2019 and then we have one week Spring half term holidays from Saturday 16th February 2019 until Sunday 24th February 2019.

The second Spring half term starts on Monday 25th February 2019

and ends on Friday 5th April 2019.

We have two weeks Easter holidays from Saturday 6th April 2019 until Monday 22nd April 2019.

The first Summer half term starts Tuesday 23rd April 2019

and ends on Friday 24th May 2019.

Then we have one week summer half term holidays from Saturday 25th May 2019 until Sunday 2nd June 2019.

The second summer half term starts on Monday 3rd June 2019

and ends on Wednesday 24th July 2019.