SPORTS NEWS 📢 21-3 ✅ First win for Harris Riverside Girls - Yr7 Netball Team 🏐🙌 WELL DONE GIRLS‼ 🌊


Great numbers during our Badminton after school club 🙌 Boys ✅ Girls ✅ Great effort guys 🏸 🌊


SPORTS NEWS 📢 RIVERSIDE 2 V BATTERSEA 1 ✅ Well done to our yr8's who came from behind to win 2v1 against a strong side 🙌⚽️ 🌊


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Our PE staff enjoying some badminton after a cold and wet week 🏸 Well done guys 👏 🌊


Fantastic 4 🙌🥇 These four boys have qualified to represent Essex in Cross Country‼ Well done boys ✅


Great to see the number of athletes we have competing at the districts today for cross country 🏃‍♂️🏃🏿‍♀️👏 🌊


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Another school delivered for thanks to and team. Vote Jackie, get Brexit done and move on to more good news like this. ✅


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Proud to have been part of the team providing building control approval to with for the new school.


Our brilliant year 7 student recieved many compliments for his fantastic skills at being a tour guide for the day! He'll be receiving several house points tomorrow! 😁👍 🌊


Our CEO, Sir Dan Moynihan delivering a brilliant speech 🗣👏


Several HARI students recieved a surprise visit from Lord Harris himself today! We were graced with the presence of Lord and Lady Harris for the grand opening of our school building. Very grateful for to do the official opening. Thank you Jackie!


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Here’s Director Peter Courtney, with Associate Dave and Architect Leanne, at for the official opening of our project. This completes the first phase of the Purfleet-on-Thames regeneration.


Lord Harris 🗣👏


staff at the CPD Day! Our new building being shown to everyone at the centre. 🌊😁


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With the staff at the CPD Day! First time at the centre.


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Tomorrow these chairs will be filled with over 4000 colleagues for our annual conference. We look forward to welcoming you in the morning!


Well done girls 🙌🏐


SPORTS NEWS 📢 More wins across the year groups for the boys football teams 😁🙌 Yr 9s 10 v 0 ✅ Yr 8s 2 v 0 ✅ Yr 7s 6 v 0 ✅ 🌊


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Experience planner

Our trips co-ordinator is Miss S. Harris who may be contacted on or on 01375 802060.

On this page we will soon be listing for the consideration of students, parents and carers the trips we intend to provide. Some of these are in the planning stage and others have dates and approximate costs already. All trips are subject to confirmation by the Board of Governors and details may change.

Nearer the time, we will send an e-mail to all parent and carer addresses opening the trip waiting list and giving further details. At that time parents and carers are invited to reply expressing interest in holding a place on the trip. Parents and carers are advised to ensure that the academy has up to date e-mail contact details.

Please note that all trips have some educational or experiential purpose - for example the trip to Thorpe Park, while it incudes some time enjoying the rides in the park, is provided through a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) programme and therefore includes some time studying the science and mechanics of the rides.

Allocation of places on a trip

  • The general rule is that a place will be allocated on the trip on receipt of a parent or carer's e-mail requesting a place to be allocated - in other words on a first come first served basis based on expression of interest.
  • The academy will never allocate places on the basis of first come first served on the basis of payment of a deposit since we believe that this is a disadvantage to those parents who will want to work out budgets and cash flow before committing.
  • On occasion the academy may allocate a small number of places to students who have not had the chance to attend a previous trip or experience or who have won a place due to a reward or in the opinion of the Principal who would particularly benefit from a place
  • On occasion it may be necessary to allocate places to ensure representation of student groups; for example to ensure that there is an appropriate split of girls and boys where this is necessary to satisfy trip requirements or adequate supervision; occasionally external funding for trips depends upon representation of certain groups of students - for example the academy may receive external funding for a trip provided that a certain number of students study a certain subject.  

Please be advised that our students appear to be particularly enthusiastic about trips and experiences and so parents should not delay in expressing an interest when the academy opens the trip list. Parents are free to change their minds after requesting a place but before confirmation. After a trip place has been confirmed, the academy has to pay for the trip as a whole and therefore it may be difficult for the academy to repay parents and carers who withdraw a student after the confirmation date.

Please do not try to register your interest until the above e-mail invitation has been received.

Limited financial assistance may be available at the discretion of the Principal but parents and carers who think they may want to ask for financial assistance should not delay in e-mailing the academy to request a place.

Upcoming trips for which e-mails will be sent in the coming weeks and months will soon be listed in the table below. Please note that trips may be added or removed as details develop. Residential trips are highlighted in bold.

Please note that trips which are denoted 'day trip in academy time' may have early starts or late finishes.

Trip details approximate dates approximate cost*

 A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Globe Theatre

Year 7

Trip is now Full

Friday 4th October 2019 £45

UKSA-Isle of Wight

Year 8 and 9

Trip is now Full

Wednesday 9th October 2019-Sunday 13th October 2019 £330

Spain Sports Tour

Spaces available until Tuesday 1st October 2019

Trip is now Full


24th May-28th May 2020

£150 deposit due Tuesday 1st October 2019


Tate Modern

Links to studies in Art, Music and Drama.

5th December 2019 £20

Theatre Show:

Royal Ballet performance of the Nutcracker

12th December 2019 £46

Theatre Show:

The Woman in Black

Links to English

Spring Term £40

Theatre Show:


Summer Term £40

Theatre Show:

The Lion King

Summer Term £40


Languages Trip

Year 8 and 9

Autumn Term 2020 £590

Theatre Show:

Les Miserables

Links to English

Spring Term £40