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This week, the children have been creating spooky settings using mixed media in Mrs Hare's art classes!


Year 1 creating Jackson Pollock inspired firework paintings.


Year 3 creating Diwali rangoli patterns in clay


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It is but why does it matter to young people? spoke to some to hear their views...


We are learning about Katherine Johnson, Sojourner Truth and Rosa Parks. Three inspirational black women.


Black History Month is alive and being celebrated across the academy.


Choir doing us proud at the "Icons of History" Black History Month Celebrations in Thurrock.


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The view from here. An eerily yellow and stormy sky


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Some serious jigsaw puzzling going on in this evening!


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Congratulations to tonight’s winner


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. needs an After School Club Assistant. Apply now:


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Proud to see up with the best primary performance of Harris Federation academies.


Academy Council elections and hustings in full swing.


Academy Council elections today across the academy. Our children are holding hustings in each class.


We are supporting collections for disaster relief in Dominica. You can donate before school in our front playground all week.


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. needs an After School Club Assistant. Apply now:


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Lovely to join and be invited to walk Ms Hanley down the aisle as her "Work Father of the Bride". Good luck for the big day!


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thanks for the follow! Hope you're all having a great start to the year with


A beanstalk appeared from magic beans in our academy today. The children wrote lots of stories and new articles about it!!


Reading books and reading records will be issued along with the commencement of homework for Years 1-6 on Friday 15th September.

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Staff and Governors at HPACH

Position Name
Executive Principal

Mr M Britt

Principal Ms K Hanley (HPAMA Principal) working in support of HPACH
Vice Principals

Ms L Pike (KS2 and Maths) and Ms R Rai (EYFS/KS1 and Behaviour)

Assistant Principal (s)

Mrs J Travi (Y5/6 Lead & English)

Miss A Ellard (Y3/4 Lead Foundation Subjects)

Miss L Arnell (EYFS Leader)

Admin Team

Mrs T Holland (Office Manager)


Miss A Uluhan (PA to Executive Principal and Office Admin)


Mrs J Farmer (Finance Assistant and Office Admin)

Mrs J Atkins (Office Admin)

Business and Premises Team

Mrs T Hagger (Business Manager)


Mr M Anderson (Premises Management)


Mr G Fry (Caretaker)

Mr R Cooley (Caretaker)

Inclusion Team

Mrs X Glynn (SENDCo)

Ms L Steventon-Kiy (Associate SENDCo - Years 5 and 6)

Mrs M Plummer (Family and Pupil Support Worker)

Mrs M Baker (Speech & Language Teaching Assistant)

Ms V Rudzekiene (SEN Teaching Assistant)

Nursery Team

Mrs F Wall (Teacher)

Mrs D Cope (Teacher ICAN)


Mrs A Shah (ICAN)

Miss S Stear (Early Years Educator - ICAN)

Mrs C Lineham (Early Years Educator)


Reception Team

Miss L. Arnell (Lead Teacher - EYFS & Assistant Principal)

Mrs X Rice (Teacher)

Miss H Seager (Teacher)


Miss V Cooke (Teacher)

Miss A Knott (Early Years Educator)

Miss J Prince (Early Years Educator)

Miss H Johnson (Early Years Educator)


Year 1 Team

Mrs S Horsman (Lead Year 1 Teacher)

Miss E Murphy (Teacher)

Miss K Davis (Teacher)


Ms W Wells (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs J Savill (Teaching Assistant)


Ms J Morgan (Teaching Assistant)

Year 2 Team

Mrs A Smith (Teacher)

Miss R Mbirimi (Teacher)


Miss N Green (Teacher)


Mrs K Yarwood (Teaching Assistant)


Ms S Bridges (Teaching Assistant)

Year 3 Team

Ms S. Mcpherson (Teacher)


Ms E Csordas (Teacher)


Mr B Subohon  (Teacher)


Mrs L Gilmore (Teaching Assistant)

Year 4 Team

Ms A Ellard (Teacher and Assistant Principal)


Mrs L Demetriou (Teacher)


Miss K Filipova (Teacher)


Mrs L Morris (Teaching Assistant)




Year 5 Team

Miss S Collyer ( Lead Teacher Year 5)


Miss R Dyas (Teacher)


Ms C Ballinger (Teacher)


Ms E Mills-Robinson (Schools Direct Teacher)

Year 6 Team

Mrs J Travi (Teacher and Assistant Principal)


Miss A Nash (Teacher)


Mr J Thomas (Teacher)


Mrs N Kamale (Schools Direct Teacher)

Cover Supervisors

Mrs K Adams

Mrs B Jackson

Mrs P York 




Specialist Staff



Mrs S Hare (Art)


Mrs L Clarke-McGhie (Music)


Mr G Perry (Sport and P.E.)


Mr P Lakovou (Latin)


Ms K Truax (Mandarin)

Lunchtime Supervision Team

Mrs M Plummer (Lead Lunchtime Play Supervisor)

Mrs L Bateman                                

Mrs V Bourne                         


Mrs Y Kurt                                   


Mrs J Legge                               

Mrs S Gibson                          

Cleaning Team

Miss V Bourne                                                     

Mrs M Hodgson      


Ms T Lammin                         

Mrs J Legge        

Mrs V Rudzikiene


Mrs B. Johnson (Harris Federation Y1 and Y3)

Mrs J. Machaliwa (Harris Federation Y3)

Ms Z. Fish (Harris Federation Y4)

Ms J. Carrington (HPAMA Vice Principal working in support of HPACH)

Clerk to Governing Body Ms V Melhuish
Governing Body

Details of Governors can be found under the Key Information tab section for the Governing Body


All Governors can be contacted via the  clerk at this address:


Email addresses are all as this:

First name initial