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14/11/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Two Harris academies celebrated their official openings in Thurrock last week - opened its new building and marked the start of its 'exciting journey'. https://t.co/PEBSXTZ2ju

13/11/19

Join us on 20th November 5.30-7.30pm at , for our joint Sixth Form Open Evening, to explore Sixth Form courses & see how we can kick-start your future! Our Sixth Form Open Evening is 5th December 5-7pm - meet the teachers, speak with students and view facilities. https://t.co/Z6KqtXzoYB

12/11/19

Come along to the Information Event and find out how can help you achieve your career in teaching. https://t.co/FAfHxlmJeU

11/11/19

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We Will Remember Them.

07/11/19

Yesterday, our Academy was officially opened! This marks the start of our exciting journey which we are proud to share with our students and the community. Thank you to our special guests who attended, including Lord and Lady Harris, and Sir Moynihan. https://t.co/70S4m59z0h

06/11/19

We are so proud of our Choir's public performance today at our official opening, in front of Lord and Lady Harris, Sir Dan Moynihan, and many other important guests. A wonderful afternoon to celebrate a wonderful start to our Harris journey. https://t.co/LahxQ9mmVg

05/11/19

Mock Examinations are currently underway for our Year 11 students. Please make sure to regularly check the following page, for Year 11 information updates: https://t.co/mFFR88DgIv

04/11/19

Retweetd From University of Essex

Pupils from immediately got to work discussing themes of intolerance and discrimination at workshops. If you came to our induction day, why not share your photos of your creative project with us? https://t.co/kFkNq6YHRi https://t.co/yavcyKOGQJ

18/10/19

We have completed our first half term! Follow the link to read our first ever Newsletter, packed full of activities and accomplishments. https://t.co/Z8Lq8LnSt2 Students will be back on Monday 4th November - have a great two weeks!

17/10/19

Our House Points system is now up and running! Current stats: Cook=5, Newton=11, Pullen=3, Strike=3, Tovey=26, Tudor=6, Wallace=21, Whitlock=4 Olivia, Year 7, recently won a Geography competition giving Tovey the lead! Points will be updated weekly on our website's homepage.

17/10/19

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16/10/19

Today is ! We offer students a wide variety of food, inspired by cultures from around the world. Every day, students have the opportunity to expand their food horizons with nutritious and healthy meals. Here's an example menu from our canteen! https://t.co/SO4iVWYy9G

14/10/19

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time" - Thomas Edison Our Pre-Public Exams have started today and we would like to wish our students the best of luck during this time. We believe in you all. 👏 https://t.co/NIZJKNTyZK

10/10/19

Here at Harris Academy Ockendon, we are a community. Be kind to yourself, your friends and others around you. A smile and a chat goes a long way. 🗣️ If something is troubling you, remember to tell a staff member; we are all here to help. 🙌 https://t.co/RhR4SnX0xW

08/10/19

Today, have been delivering an outstanding "WW1 Battlefield Medicine" workshop for our Year 10 History students. Students have been fully immersed in the action; a fantastic way to remember key facts and details. https://t.co/9x2Mq2O0iM

07/10/19

We have an extensive programme of Enrichment activities, available for all year groups. From Breakfast Club to Rock School, there is something for every student. View our timetable of activities here: https://t.co/L5Y1xTmeVx

04/10/19

If you would like to book your place on a Principal Tour, please visit our website for details. https://t.co/Gl2JdNT29j We look forward to meeting you!

04/10/19

If you could not attend our Open Evening, we are keen to offer parents and families the chance to view our facilities, meet our teachers and see students engaged in their lessons. Our Principal is conducting tours on the 10th and 17th October, both at 9am.

04/10/19

Thank you to all of the families who joined us for our Open Evening last night. We hope to welcome many of you into our Academy community from September! We are especially proud of our student helpers during the evening, who conducted themselves maturely and responsibly.

03/10/19

We are looking forward to inviting families into our Academy this evening from 4.30pm to 7.00pm. Our students are eager to show you our fantastic facilities and talented staff! We're excited to show you the range of opportunities and experiences we can offer every student. https://t.co/c2XmHmlkAW

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Uniform

By requiring the students to wear the Academy uniform, it is intended to develop their sense of loyalty to the community of which they are members, and to encourage them to take pride in their appearance. 

Students are expected to wear full Academy uniform on the way to and from the Academy. Blazers are to be worn at all times except in lessons when teachers have given permission for them to be removed.

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Blazer

Regulation Harris Academy Ockendon Navy blazer with Harris Academy Ockendon logo and trimmings.
House colours (badge) should be worn above the Academy badge at all times.                              

Jumper

Navy V-neck with a burgundy stripe.
Jumpers only can be worn under the blazer. No other jumper, cardigans or sweatshirts are permitted.

Skirt

Harris Academy Ockendon kilt (Burgundy and Navy) as provided by the uniform supplier). Skirts should be knee length and worn on the waist.

Tie

Regulation Harris Academy Ockendon tie (Burgundy with Navy and Grey stripe)

Blouse

Plain white open neck blouse, tucked in and buttoned.

Shirt

Plain white collared shirt, tucked in and buttoned. Collared shirts should be worn with the regulation academy tie.

Socks

Plain black long socks worn below the knee or plain black mid-calf socks.

Tights

Plain black. No footless, patterned or fishnet tights or leggings.

Shoes

Plain black shoes. No trainers, ankle boots, knee length boots, fabric shoes or shoes with open toes or open heels. No trimmings.
Laces and stitching must be black. (Students will not be allowed to attend lessons if trainers are worn to the Academy).

Coat

Plain outdoor coat/jacket (no logos) which should cover the blazer. No denim, leather, cardigans, sweatshirts or tracksuit tops. Hooded tops are not to be worn at the Academy. Any garment of this kind will be confiscated.

PE Kit

Grey polo shirt with Harris Academy Ockendon logo. Black shorts, tracksuit bottoms, skirt or skort. Academy black all-weather training top (optional).

All jewellery must be removed for PE lessons.

Hair

Long hair is dangerous in practical lessons and must be tied back with a plain black ribbon or hair band. Sensible hair styles only with no excessive colour. Extreme hair styles or colours are not permitted. No decorative attachments are to be worn in the hair. Hair bands must be plain black.

General

No coloured nail varnish. Nail extensions must not be worn at any time.
Tinted or cosmetic contact lenses are not permitted.  
Black scarves, hats (no bandanas, hoods or caps) and black gloves only to be worn and these must be removed once inside the Academy. 

Hijabs & Turbans

Worn for religious purposes, must be plain navy.

Jewellery

No jewellery except for one wristwatch. One pair of silver or gold coloured (no stones) stud earrings. Nose studs and other forms of body piercing are not permitted. No accessories are to be worn or attached to clothing apart from the Academy badges.

Valuables

Large amounts of money and/or expensive personal belongings should not be brought to the Academy. Harris Academy Ockendon will not accept liability for any claim arising from theft, accidental damage or loss to personal items, money, belongings or clothing whilst at the Academy.
Digital and electronic devices including mobile phones must be turned off and kept in the bottom of bags at all times.  Items seen or heard will be confiscated.