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28/11/21

Today, we send peace and love to our Jewish families, as they light the shamash and first candle for the Festival of Lights...🕯💙 https://t.co/SWghWdXwJp

28/11/21

Today, we send warm wishes to our Christian families, as they mark the first Sunday of Advent. On this day, Christians light the candle of Hope to represent the hope that was felt for the coming of Christ 🙏🏼💙 https://t.co/VGQclWygef

24/11/21

Apologies however the year 7 Boys football match v Harris Wimbledon is cancelled tomorrow.

24/11/21

Our year 7’s working really hard last night at our cricket development club! https://t.co/unFGxU8dUQ

22/11/21

Retweetd From Maternity Teacher

Did you know that our 1:1 and group coaching sessions are fully funded for colleagues? Find out more about the different programmes and sign up at https://t.co/3wtjrbhewp and we'll do the rest! https://t.co/hDOcxp8ztE

19/11/21

As Sikhs across the world celebrate the birth of Guru Nanak Dev ji, we would like to send warm wishes to those in our Sikh community as we reflect on his teachings of truth, love, and equality. https://t.co/iXyynMq6cg

19/11/21

Our sixth form open event was a huge success this week, with a range of families visiting us from across Essex and Kent. Special thanks goes to staff & students who stayed on-site to showcase the ethos of our school, and speak so eloquently about our key stage 5 provision. https://t.co/e1fjWA04kf

19/11/21

Congratulations to the Year 8 Girls Netball team on their 8-6 victory against Gateway Academy 🎉 https://t.co/s4Ypc5XJqZ

19/11/21

Retweetd From Thurrock foodbank

Thank you ⁦⁩ and everyone who donated towards their fantastic 355.1kg Harvest collection for the ⁦⁩ . Your generosity is greatly appreciated ❤️thank you ❤️ https://t.co/1j3Yy4GsQr

18/11/21

"This House believes that police officers in the UK should carry fire-arms". Key stage 3 debate club absolutely smashed this afternoon's debate, with the Opposition team taking the win. Special mention to our summary speakers who offered stunning rebuttals to close the debate. https://t.co/30JynYfKSF

17/11/21

After school extra curricular PE clubs are as follows: This timetable will be followed from next Monday (22nd November). The basketball season has started and football/rugby has been paused! Everyone is welcome! Any questions, please see your PE teacher! https://t.co/AmPu0kED08

17/11/21

A big well done to everyone who took part in cross country today, showing off the talent we have in Harris Ockendon! A massive well done to the Inter Boys who won their section and were awarded this trophy! What an achievement! 🎉🎉 https://t.co/t7xsvTC7pQ

17/11/21

Unfortunately parents are not allowed to watch in the year 8 netball match at Gateway Academy tomorrow after school (17th November). We still wish them luck in their third match of the season!

17/11/21

Huge congratulations to Jack in Year 10 who has (again) smashed his Feis (dancing competition) with: 🏆1st place Open Reel 🏆10th place Open Championship 🏆10th place Modern Set We are incredibly proud! 🎉🥇🥳

16/11/21

We look forward to welcoming prospective students to our sixth-form open event this Thursday (18th November) from 5-7pm. Our wonderful staff and students will be on-hand to give you a taste of life as a HAOC sixth-former, and the range of courses available. https://t.co/a86S20aicn

15/11/21

Retweetd From Fortismere Sport & PE

What a performance by our Y7 boys this afternoon. Winning 2-1 AET in the 3rd round of the U12 PlayStation cup. Thank you to for hosting us and being involved in such a thrilling match. https://t.co/V7eZy3yrGm

12/11/21

"What time does chess club start?" "You're going to have to check, mate!" 😆 Our very skilled chess contingent, practising for their next chance at beating a teacher or two! https://t.co/uux6BMu1GZ

12/11/21

Fixtures for next week are as follows: Monday 15th November - Year 7 Boys Football v Fortismere school @ home (National cup) 2.30 KO Wednesday 17th November - Year 7-11 District Cross country @ Blackshots Park Thursday 18th November - Year 8A Girls Netball v Gateway (away)

12/11/21

Congratulations to the Year 8B Girls Netball team on their 6-6 draw against Gable Hall B team 🎉 Year 8 girls from both teams remain undefeated! Keep it up!!! 🎉🎉 https://t.co/Tpn5HaEUrl

11/11/21

Key Stage 3 Book Club getting stuck into some dystopian fiction! https://t.co/NE0bOcCpiK

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Dress Code

Sixth form students must be smartly dressed at all times, as they would be if working in a smart professional environment.  Our Sixth Form students are role models for the rest of Harris Federation and as such need to be smartly presented at all times.  Identity cards with lanyards must be visible at all times.

           Male

  • Formal business suit
  • Formal shirt
  • Tie (no novelty designs)
  • Formal shoes (you must be able to polish them)

Female

  • Formal business suit (skirts must be at least to the knee, no stretchy lycra material allowed)
  • Formal business dress and jacket/blazer (dress must have sleeves which cover at least the top quarter of the arm)
  • Formal blouse or shirt
  • Formal shoes (you must be able to polish them)
  • Heeled shoes should be a maximum of 3 inches / 7.65CM
  • Girls wishing to wear the Islamic dress should wear a simple silhouette jilbab and a hijab which should not be too colourful.  Both garments should not be over embellished.
  • A formal business jacket will need to be worn.

Jackets may be removed in warm conditions. Scarves and coats may be worn outside the buildings but must be removed once inside.

Physical Education, Performing Arts and Drama students are expected to conform to the expectations on kit of the site where they participate in the lessons.

The following are not permitted:

  • Brightly coloured suits
  • Casual style dresses such as those with a vest style top, very thin straps and strapless style top
  • Jumpers- with the exception of plain v neck jumpers under the blazer
  • Denim/jeans trousers, jackets, shirts, blouses or skirts
  • Studs on trousers, skirts or shirts/blouses
  • Casual trousers – combats, track suits, leggings
  • Casual tops – track suit, fleeces, T-shirts, hooded tops, vest tops
  • Shorts, cropped trousers, tight narrow legged trousers, trousers made of stretchy legging-type material
  • Sportswear
  • Very short skirts/revealing clothes
  • Trainers, pumps, canvas shoes, Vans, Kicker trainers or leisure shoes/pumps
  • Visible boots
  • Patterns or shapes cut into hair or eyebrows and brightly coloured hair – e.g. Mohicans or tram lines
  • Gloves, hats, caps and bandanas
  • Overly conspicuous jewellery - large earrings, necklaces
  • Coloured shoelaces
  • Clothing made of sheer/transparent materials

Tattoos should not be visible. Visible body piercing is restricted to the ears and/or one small nose stud only. Bars, scaffolds and stretchers are not permitted.

Students will be sent home if they do not conform to the dress code. Parents/carers will be contacted on the first occasion a student is required to be sent home in relation to a dress code violation. In the event of any subsequent digression from the dress code, the student will be issued with a behaviour point and sent home to change, but no contact will be made with the parent/carer.

Transgender and non-binary students may dress consistently in accordance with their gender presentation.

It is beyond the scope of the policy to provide guidance on every eventuality. If students fail to comply with these guidelines they will be dealt with in line with the Federation discipline structure.