Ms Arnell was delighted to see the inspirational writing of one of our amazing Reception writers. On our snow-delayed, World Book Day celebration, this star pupil had come dressed as a dragon and then written independently about the dragon in his story.


More great coverage of our success in this week.


Great news for HPACH!


has been recognised nationally for its excellent results in 2017 based on data analysed by SSAT (Schools, Students and Teachers network). We have pupils’ attainment at Key Stage 2 in Reading, Writing and Maths being in the top 10% of all schools nationally


Our Dad and Male Role Model Days were a success with over 300 visitors spending a half day in class with their child. Thanks to Ms Arnell and the PTA and Staff who helped. Thanks to the men who braved our Primary Academy and who kept to all our safeguarding guidance.


An amazing end to a very positive week with one of our talented Year 5 pupils showcasing artwork she produced as part of her homework and which extends the talents we have seen her demonstrate in our academy art studio.


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Watch a rather lovely video about our teacher training and, more importantly, brilliant trainees here:


Thanks Lorna!!


looking forward to our Ofsted inspection tomorrow as a chance to showcase our amazing academy. Please take time to fill in the Ofsted Parentview Survey at:


Year 5 pupils enjoying their week as farmers


More world book day pictures from Thanks to pupils, parents and staff for making such an effort on this cold cold day!


World Book Day Pictures from our snowy celebration of literature today


We would like to take this opportunity to thank all parents and staff for being so supportive. We apologise for any inconvenience by tomorrow's closure however we are confident that you will agree that the health and safety of our HPACH community is of paramount importance.


After battling hard for the last 2 days to keep the Academy open, we have taken the decision to close on Friday 2nd March. As you will be aware we have been constantly assessing the site during the bad weather and feel that due to health and safety concerns we need to close.


The coach returning from the Treginnis school journey is at Membury Service Station so estimated time of arrival is around 3.30 p.m.


The coach bringing the pupils and staff back from the farm trip this week is already at Swansea and reporting no problems so far. WE will keep you posted on progress but aiming for a 3.15 pm.


The children and staff loved being with you Thanks for looking after us.


If weather worsens can people check their phones as we will text if early closure was required. No after school clubs or 100 club tonight. For Year 5 parents awaiting the return of the trip from Treginnis, Wales we are currently being told to expects them at 3.30 p.m.


Academy closed for Nursery, Reception and Year 1 today due to severe weather. Open as usual for Years 2 to 6. If weather worsens can people check their phones as we will text if early closure was required. If travel is impossible we will authorize pupil absence.

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Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred is a three form entry Academy located in the heart of Chafford Hundred, which is a modern development bordering Lakeside and Thurrock, serving a vibrant and diverse community. Chafford Hundred has good links to central London as well as being accessible from Kent and Essex.

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