choir leading us in our first evening Carol Service. A lovely end to a fantastic Christmas celebration day!!


PTA organising Christmas games on our Christmas celebration day!!


PTA are working their Christmas magic. Hope to see as many of you all as possible for Carols by the tree tonight at 6.00 pm.


Our amazing PTA have got our grotto set up for Santa to visit the children of


Year 2 had a sharing afternoon where around 50 parents came in and joined them in learning about the "Great Fire of London". A lot of fun was had and parents loved seeing how knowledgeable as Historians the children had become!


Exciting times at Harris Riverside!


Our Key Stage 1 art club pupils have been absolutely brilliant this term and the club has ended on a high with these fantastic poinsettia Christmas cards.


Preparing for the staff celebration to recognise the achievements this term as part of our culture and climate INSET and to recognise the work put in to create an outstanding school.


staff enjoying a shared INSET day with a focus on creating a positive culture and climate.


On Tuesday 20th November a time capsule was planted at Intu Lakeside to capture the memories of employees and customers, including letters from our Year 6 , who wrote about a memorable moment spent at Intu Lakeside.


The staff have set up Secret Santa with style this Christmas!


It was a great event. Thanks to everyone involved.


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The final scores are in! Well done to all schools that took part in today’s yr 5/6 cross country. The scores have been added to last week’s yr 3/4 competition and I can reveal the top 3 schools overall...🥉 🥈 🥇


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Teacher of the year. What an honour! I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who believed in me for this award. It means a lot to me and I couldnt ask for more


Children in Year 2 Cleopatra class are loving the book Bricktroplis by .


An Outstanding place in which to learn and have fun.


Excellence Every Child Every Day in our outstanding EYFS provision.


Reception is a lovely place to learn


Wonderful EYFS environments set up to inspire our amazing pupils!

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Staff and Governors at HPACH

Position Name
Executive Principal

Mr M Britt

Head of Academy

Ms R Rai

Assistant Principal (s)

Miss A Ellard

Miss L Arnell

Mrs L Cottis

Admin Team

Mrs T Holland (Senior Administrator)


Miss A Uluhan (PA to Head of Academy and Office Admin)

Mrs J Farmer (Finance Officer and Office Admin)

Mrs J Harrison (Office Admin)

Business and Premises Team

Mrs T Hagger (Business Manager)

Mrs D Philpott (Finance Manager)

Mr M Anderson (Premises Management)

Mr G Fry (Caretaker)

Mr R Cooley (Caretaker)

Inclusion Team

Mrs X Glynn (SENDCo)

Mrs M Plummer (Family and Pupil Support Worker)

Mrs M Baker (Speech & Language Teaching Assistant)

Mrs W Wells (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs J Greenhalgh (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Keri Yarwood (Teaching Assistant)

Mr Drew Whittington (Teaching Assistant)

Nursery Team

Miss L. Arnell (Assistant Principal)


Mrs F Wall (Lead Practitioner - Teacher)

Mrs D Cope/ Ms S Mcpherson (Teacher ICAN)

Mrs A Shah (ICAN)

Miss S Stear (Early Years Educator - ICAN)

Mrs C Lineham (Early Years Educator)

Reception Team

Miss L. Arnell (Assistant Principal)

Miss S Horsman (Lead Practitioner - Teacher)

Mrs X Rice (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 R Wry (Lead Practitioner - Teacher)

Miss E Murphy (Teacher)

Miss K Davis (Teacher)
Mrs J Savill (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs V Rudzikiene (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs N Mudhar (Teaching Assistant)

Year 2 Team

Mrs D Rahman (Lead Practitioner - Teacher)

Miss A Wilsmore (Teacher)

Miss E Mills-Robertson (Teacher)

Mrs J Morgan (Teaching Assistant)

Ms S Bridges (Teaching Assistant)

Year 3 Team

Ms E Csordas (Teacher)

Mrs L Cottis  (Assistant Principal)

Miss N Green (Teacher)

Mr J Hunt (Schools Direct Teacher)

Mrs Y Kurt (Teaching Assistant)

Year 4 Team

Mrs A Ellard (Assistant Principal)

Mrs S Nicolaou (Lead Practitioner - Teacher)

Miss K Woodgate (Teacher)

Miss K Hector (Teacher)

Mrs Jo Koomson(Teaching Assistant)

Year 5 Team

Ms A Ellard (Assistant Principal & Lead Practitioner)

Miss R Dyas (Teacher)

Miss N Kemal (Teacher)

Mrs L Morris (Teaching Assistant)

Mr J Jenkins (Schools Direct Teacher)

Mrs L Morris (Teaching Assistant)

Year 6 Team

Miss A Nash (Lead Practitioner - Teacher)

Mr J Thomas (Teacher)

Miss C Ballinger (Teacher)

Mrs J Koomson (Teaching Assistant)

Cover Supervisors

Mrs K Adams

Mrs B Jackson

Mrs P York  


Specialist Staff



Mrs S Hare (Art)

Mr G Perry (Sport and P.E.)

Mr P Lakovou (Latin)

Ms K Truax (Mandarin)

Extended School Staff

Ms J Koomson (Extended Provision Leader)

Mrs S Sullivan

Mrs K Clemo

Miss E Tuck

Lunchtime Supervision Team

Mrs X Glynn - SENDCO and Inclusion and Lunchtime Leader

Mrs M Plummer (Pastoral - Breakaway)

Mrs L Bateman                                

Mrs V Bourne                         

Mrs Y Kurt

Mr G Perry (Sport)

Mrs N Mudhar                                   

Mrs J Legge                               

Mrs S Gibson                          

Cleaning Team

Miss V Bourne                                                     

Mrs M Hodgson      

Ms T Lammin                         

Mrs J Legge        


Miss R George (Assistant Principal at Mayflower Academy)

Clerk to Governing Body Ms Koyeli Solanki 
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 email address, or by writing to her at the academy office address:

Ms Koyeli Solanki

Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred

Mayflower Road, Essex RM16 6SA


Email addresses are all as this:

First name initial