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Due to a steady rise in Covid cases this week and following advice from Public Health, late this afternoon, we have reluctantly decided to close HACH on 17/12/21. An email will follow this evening detailing the independent work to be completed by all students at home via Teams.


A quiet day at HACH in store… just Christmas Dinner, Christmas Jumper Day, the Year 12 Christmas fayre and the Head Student elections!


Our A Level Drama students had a fantastic time watching The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. The Theatre Manager said how fantastically well mannered our kids were and that they were a credit to us. Thanks to Mr Waikh and Drama!


Delighted to have Thurrock School Wellbeing Service at HACH today, training our first group of student elected Mental Health Champions.


The HACH Christmas fayre is about to get underway! Thanks to all students and staff involved.


The annual Winter Show is going to be LIVE streamed this year. Our talented students will perform a variety of festive performances including dance, music, song and drama 14/12/21 18:00 - 19:30 Tickets are £3 and can be purchased by following the link:


Year 12 History students have taken part in the Lessons from Auschwitz programme. They heard from a survivor, Eva Clarke BEM. The students took part in a virtual tour of Auschwitz and they have completed wider reading and research.


Good luck with the continuation of your RRSA journey!


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Well done to those Year 8/9 students who took part in Lee Valley Athletics tonight. Thank you for giving up your afternoon/evening on an INSET day to compete for the academy 👏🙌🤛


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We are very excited to announce that will be the very first Harris Academy to be introducing A level Ancient History course next academic year. This is due to the great support received by


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So well deserved; students have a sophisticated understanding of their peers' rights.


Our Sixth Form Virtual Open Evening is now live.


We are delighted to announce that thanks to the “Action Planning” of our Student Leaders; we have been awarded the Rights Respecting Schools: Bronze Award “Rights Committed”


The Academy will be utilising one of our allocated days for INSET next Wednesday 24th November.


Attention Music Lovers! Totally RAD Music is coming to HACH to offer music lessons. All lessons are taught on-site, during lesson times and by professional musicians at competitive prices. If you want to sign up for lessons, please click the link here:


On Wednesday Year 12 historians took part in a Zoom workshop with ⁦⁩, Kew. The Education Officer Jen spoke to us about the building and what is contained in the archives.


Students enjoying an After School Screening of Hidden Figures as part of our Black History Month celebrations.


Just a sample of the many kindness posters created by the students for their Pillar Day, that are now proudly displayed around the school atrium.


KS3 are enjoying their Kindness Pillar Day today.


Debate Club will be launching on 5/10/21! Debate club is open to students from all year groups and will take place weekly. Each week we will be discussing a different topic relating to UK politics. If you are interested in joining our debate club, please speak to Miss Hollingbery

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Term Dates 2021 to 2022 & 2022 to 2023

Please note these dates might be subject to change.  Scroll down for 2022-23 Term Dates   

Autumn Term 2021                             

Wednesday 1st September to Friday 17th December 2021

Inset days:

Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd September, Friday 8th October, Weds. 24th November 

Bank Holidays:

Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th December 2021

Half Term:

Monday 18th to Friday 29th October 2021

Last day of Term:

Friday 17th December 2021

Spring Term 2022                              

Tuesday 4th January to Friday 1st April 2022

Inset days:

Friday 11th February 2022

Bank Holidays:

Monday 3rd January 2022

Half Term:

Monday 14th to Friday 18th February 2022

Last day of Term:

Friday 1st April 2022

 Summer Term 2022                              

Tuesday 19th April to Thursday 21st July 2022

Inset days:

Thursday 21st July 2022
Bank Holidays

Friday 15th & Monday 18th April & Monday 2nd May 2022

Half Term:

Monday 30th May to Friday 3rd June 2022

Last day of Term:

Thursday 21st July 2022


Autumn Term 2022                             


 Thursday 1st September to Friday 16th December 2022

Inset days:

Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd September, Friday 14th October 2022

Bank Holidays:

Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th December 2022

Half Term:

Monday 17th to Friday 28th October 2022

Last day of Term:

Friday 16th December 2022

Spring Term 2023                              

Tuesday 3rd January to Friday 31st March 2023

Inset days:

Friday 10th February 2023

Bank Holidays:

Monday 2nd January 2023

Half Term:

Monday 13th to Friday 17th February 2023

Last day of Term:

Friday 31st March 2023

 Summer Term 2023                              

Tuesday 17th April to Wednesday 19th July 2023

Inset days:

Bank Holidays

Friday 7th & Monday 10th April & Monday 1st May 2023

Half Term:

Monday 29th May to Friday 2nd June 2023

Last day of Term:

Wednesday 19th July 2023