Ready for our HARI recruitment event


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


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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 .


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regeneration to begin


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


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Fantastic news for Purfleet!

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The Academy Year 2019/2020

Below are the dates of the academy year 2019/2020. 

Autumn Term - first half term

At the beginning of September, our staff have a week for INSET and preparation to get our new building ready for students.

Students return to the academy for the new academic year as follows;

  • For Year 9 the first day back is Monday 9th September 2019
  • For Year 8 the first day back is Tuesday 10th September 2019
  • For Year 7 and Year 12 the first day is Wednesday 11th September 2019

We have an INSET day on Friday 11th October 2019.

  • The first Autumn half term ends on Friday 25th October 2019.

Then we have two weeks Autumn half term holidays from Saturday 26th October 2019 until Sunday 10th November 2019.

Autumn Term - second half term

Our staff have an INSET day on Monday 11th November 2019.

The second Autumn half term starts on Tuesday 12th November 2019 and ends on Wednesday 18th December 2019.

Then we have two weeks' Christmas holidays from Thursday 19th December 2019 until Sunday 5th January 2020.

Spring Term - first half term

The first Spring half term starts on Monday 6th January 2020 and ends on Thursday 13th February 2020.

Our staff have an INSET day on Friday 14th February 2020

Then we have one week Spring half term holidays from Saturday 15th February 2020 until Sunday 23rd February 2020

Spring Term - second half term

The second Spring half term starts on Monday 24th February 2020 and ends on Friday 3rd April 2020.

We have two weeks Easter holidays from Saturday 4th April 2020 until Sunday 19th April 2020.

Summer Term - first half term

The first Summer half term starts on Monday 20th April 2020 and ends on Friday 22nd  May 2020.

Then we have one week summer half term holidays from Saturday 23rd May 2020 until Sunday 31st May 2020.

The second summer half term starts on Monday 1st June 2020 and ends on Wednesday 22nd July 2020.