The Take Care Fair is in full swing. Lots of students learning about how to care for themselves, their relationships and their community.


Culture Day displays ready to go! Amazing to see so many of our students wearing cultural dress today. Celebrating diversity within our Academy Community.


Our Enrichment led to some fantastic looking cakes being baked! We also saw a brilliant Knitting Class provide a group of Year 11 with a


Year 10 enjoying a performance of Macbeth this morning!


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parents and students, our careers and futures fair is now live!!! Join us between 5-8pm on the school website and don’t forget to sign in for the live webinar


Our Careers and Futures Fair is LIVE


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parents and students - Join us online tomorrow between 5-8pm for our Virtual Careers & Futures Fair 2022 via the school website


Information about our Virtual Careers Fair tomorrow. More to follow!


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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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Drama -Wider Sixth Form Reading


Course Texts

Saved, Edward Bond 

(Methuen ISBN 978-0-413-31360-7)

Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen

(Methuen ISBN 978-0-413-77070-7)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens (Bloomsbury, ISBN: 978-1-4081-7335-0)

Theatre in Practice: A Student's Handbook
2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1138289062, 

ISBN-10: 113828906X

The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
2nd Edition
ISBN-13: 978-1138777019
ISBN-10: 9781138777019


Recommended wider reading



Absolute Hell, Rodney Ackland

The Persians, Aeschylus

Everyman, Anonymous

Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett

The Enchantment, Victoria Benedictsson

Mrs Warren’s Profession, George Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion, George Bernard Shaw

Mother Courage, Bertolt Brecht

The Seagull, Anton Chekhov

Blithe Spirit, Noël Coward

Hay Fever, Noël Coward

The Maids, Jean Genet

Servant of Two Masters, Carlo Goldoni

The Nativity, adapted by Tony Harrison

A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen

Lady from the Sea, Henrik Ibsen

Volpone, Ben Jonson

The Bells, Leopold Lewis

Dr Faustus, Christopher Marlowe

All My Sons, Arthur Miller

Playboy of the Western World, John Millington Synge

Tartuffe, Molière

The Comedy of Errors, William Shakespeare

Antigone, Sophocles

The Dream Play, August Strindberg

Under Milk Wood, Dylan Thomas

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, Robert Tressell

Our Town, Thornton Wilder

The Corn is Green, Emlyn Williams

The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams

East Lynne, Ellen Wood

Thérèse Raquin, Émile Zola


A Delicate Balance, Edward Albee

The 39 Steps, Patrick Barlow

One Man Two Guvnors, Richard Bean

The Madness of George III, Alan Bennett

London Road, Alecky Blythe

Lear, Edward Bond

Two, Jim Cartwright

Red Velvet Lolita, Chakrabarti

Vinegar Tom, Caryl Churchill

A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney

I Am the Wind, Jon Fosse

Dancing at Lughnasa, Brian Friel

Small Change, Peter Gill

A History of Falling Things, James Graham

Amy’s View, David Hare

The Secret Rapture, David Hare

Humble Boy, Charlotte Jones

Stones in His Pockets, Marie Jones

My Mother Said I Never Should, Charlotte Keatley

Beautiful Burnout, Bryony Lavery

Clytemnestra, Gwyneth Lewis

Lungs, Duncan Macmillan

Decky Does a Bronco, Douglas Maxwell

The Weir, Conor McPherson

100 Neil Monaghan, Diene Petterle & Christopher Heimann

Lovesong, Abi Morgan

'night Mother, Marsha Norman

Loot, Joe Orton

The Entertainer, John Osborne

Amgen/Broken, Gary Owen

Constellations, Nick Payne

The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter

Say It With Flowers, Meic Povey and Johnny Tudor

Salt, Root and Roe, Tim Price

Deep Cut, Philip Ralph

Art, Yasmina Reza

The Red Shoes, Emma Rice

Tristan and Yseult, Emma Rice

Shirley Valentine, Willy Russell

Amadeus, Peter Shaffer

Into the Woods, Stephen Sondheim

True West, Sam Shepard

Tusk Tusk, Polly Stenham

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Tom Stoppard

Brontë, Polly Teale

The Street of Crocodiles, Theatre de Complicite

The Dark Philosophers, Gwyn Thomas

Bazaar and Rummage, Sue Townsend

The Ash Girl, Timberlake Wertenbaker

Jane Eyre, Adapted by the National Theatre (2015)