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!


Disadvantaged students at Harris nearly a grade higher than national average (P8 0.84 better)

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.

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Experience planner

On this page we are listing our upcoming trips. Some of these are in the planning stage and others have dates and costs already. 

All trips below are planned for the Summer or early Autumn. Parents and carers should look out for e mail invitations for each specific trip and register interest as soon as possible on receipt to avoid disappointment. Please do not try to register your interest until the e mail invitation has been received.

Limited financial assistance may be available at the discretion of the Head of Academy.

Upcoming trips for which e mails will be sent in the next few weeks include;

Trip to Northern France 22nd until 25th June - £free - invitation e mail has already been sent. Register your interest by e mailing

Trip to a West End theatre to see 'Matilda' on Tuesday 5th June 2019 - approximate cost £35 - invitation e mail imminent.

Trip to Wembley Stadium Monday 2nd July 2019 - approximate cost £20 - invitation e mail imminent.

Two tours of London Stadium (Olympic Park stadium) - approximate cost £25 - dates to be decided - one trip in Summer term and another in Autumn term.

Trip to a West End theatre to see 'The Lion King' or 'Wicked' - show and dates to be decided - approximate cost £35. 

Trip to The Royal Albert Hall - details and dates to be decided - approximate cost £30.

5 day trip to New York and Washington DC - August 2018 - cost £1,400 - fully booked.

Trip to Oxford to visit Oxford Univeristy, The Bodleian Lbrary and the world famous 'Blackwell's' book shop - dates to be decided - approximate cost £20.

A day of Water Sports on The Thames including sailing and windsurfing - dates and costs to be decided.

Shakespeare (Macbeth) participation event - 11th July - £free - e mail imminent.