Delivering 500 prep packs and exercise books to students - thanks Miss Solley Miss Cookson and Miss Richardson - worth the new dent in the bus!


Wishing a happy Eid to all staff, students and families of our academy community


Retweetd From Department for Education

Limiting class sizes, keeping children in small, consistent groups and preventing mixing will allow more children to return to school in a phased way that reduces risk.


Retweetd From Schools Week

The boss sets out how they're getting on with the job of preparing to receive more children


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Yesterday, we were joined by students from for an online Business & Finance workshop! The workshop included company insights from , and . Thanks to all of the amazing students who attended!


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I want to thank all the teachers, heads and support staff who are stepping up to this exceptional challenge. You are helping many children in many ways during a difficult time. Thank you from all of us at Ofsted.


Hi Shanon - all the academy


This current year 7


Thank you


Briefings today for year 7 at 11 AM or 1.30 PM on Microsoft Teams! Briefings today for year 8 at 11.30 AM or 2 PM. Briefings today for year 9 at 12 PM or 2.30 PM.


Retweetd From Miss Gray PE

This brilliant idea was originally from twitter. kindly sent me the resources she had and i’ve adapted them for our PE department. Really hope the kids like them! I can upload to if people would like a copy.


Looking forward to working with you - great interview


Protect our young people. More advice for HARI and local parents and carers


Our HARI 6th form Ethos Leader won a scholarship on the Beyond Wealth Scholarship Programme providing work experience in the field of medicine and a medical doctor as a personal mentor; the panel were impressed by his self motivation and academic resilience!


Hi Emma - we messaged you


Retweetd From Schools Week

Exclusive: Gavin Williamson has promised he will 'work with the sector' to decide how schools should reopen, but only 'when the time is right'


What are our amazing students doing everyday? All the right things it seems! your community


This is a time - for those who are not lucky enough to work with them everyday - to realise the kindness and community spirit in our young people


We challenged our students - what are you doing to inspire the community? If this is a time for compassion; then this Harris Academy Riverside student is rising to the challenge

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The value of History is to study the past so that we might better understand the present day. The old saying is that “those who fail to learn the lessons from History are doomed to repeat it.”  By learning from the mistakes of the past, History gives us the opportunity to do better in the future.

The content of the History curriculum at Harris Academy Riverside is chosen to best illustrate the powerful knowledge which Historians should own; the development of England over a few hundred years for example from tribal squabbling in the 9th Century to the formation of the world’s first coherent Parliament; the slow struggle against slavery and prejudice in the 19th Century in Britain and the United States and beyond; and the terrifying rise of Hitler and the Nazi party in Germany in the 20th Century.

Content is sequenced within the subject to allow students the opportunity to understand developing themes over time such as succession, the fight for and consolidation of political power and the menace of prejudice and hatred; and to build historical skills such as examination of historical sources, inference and investigation.

Content is also sequenced as fare as possible by reference  to other related curriculum subjects such as PSHE and Religious Education which share many of the same themes and ideas.

In so doing, it is expected that students will develop a love of and respect for the study of History and an ability to look critically at and make judgements on current events and attitudes.