One of our pupils was truly inspired by Harry Potter and has written an incredible poem all about Hogwart's very own Sorting Hat! We think its brilliant!


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Here is the current schools medal table for 2018/19 - taking the lead after today’s win in the girls football!


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Lovely writing!


Our Merit Award Winners line up with Mr Britt and Ms Rai having received their Merit certificates and badges.


Mrs Plummer, was nominated for an award for her work with children and families. Mrs Plummer has been instrumental is raising the level of attendance in the academy and has also supported some of our most vulnerable children so they remain safe and successful.


Pta disco in full flow tonight!!


Mr Britt visited the Stone Age Museum in Year 3 to see the exhibits and hear from our "experts".


Mr Britt visited the Stone Age Museum in Year 3 to see the exhibits and hear from our "experts".


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Out of 338 different poets, Sylvia Plath has been named young people's top poet, in the survey was conducted by the for


A love of books and a love of play. Getting the balance right in our Nursery.


Our wonderful Nursery pupils at play and work in our exceptional Nursery environment.


- the fun at celebration evening went on and on!


Great memories of a fantastic Community Evening.


- Everyone makes one Community.


Community Celebration brings food, music and people together.


Dance, chat and fun in full flow! Community Celebration Evening.


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We are ready for the graduation ceremony of our #2017/18 cohort this evening at the beautiful St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey!


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Our first competitive event of the year today saw 15 teams take part in the year 5/6 table tennis 🏓 congratulations to 🥉 🥈and 🥇


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were today’s winners of the year 5/6 girls football at St Cleres, with 🥈 & 🥉 ⚽️⚽️⚽️

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Staff and Governors at HPACH

Position Name
Executive Principal

Mr M Britt

Vice Principal

Ms R Rai

Assistant Principal (s)

Mrs J Travi 

Miss A Ellard

Miss L Arnell

Mrs L Cottis

Admin Team

Mrs T Holland (Senior Administrator)


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

Mrs J Farmer (Finance Officer and Office Admin)

Mrs J Harrison (Office Admin)

Mrs N Mudhar (Reception)

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)

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

Ms R Rai (Vice Principal)


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 S Shane (Teaching Assistant)

Year 2 Team

Mrs J Travi (Assistant Principal)


Mrs D Rahmann (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

Mrs J Travi (Assistant Principal & Lead Practitioner)


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 Y Kurt (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs L Morris (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)

Year 6 Team

Ms R Rai (Vice Principal)


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        


Mrs B. Johnson (Harris Federation Y2/3)

Mrs J. Machaliwa (Harris Federation Y3/4)

Ms L.Bairstow (Harris Federation EYFS)

Ms R. George (HPAMA EYFS working in support of HPACH)

Mrs K. Hanley (Principal HPAMA and support with coaching and leadership)

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