Harris Academy Chafford Hundred
Thurrock, United Kingdom
About Harris Academy Chafford Hundred
Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is a co-educational 11-18 Academy for 1000 students which opened in September 2011.
The Academy is one of the most improved schools in the country and was judged Outstanding by Ofsted in 2011. We are a unique educational institution serving Chafford Hundred, West Thurrock, South Stifford and the surrounding catchment area – the school is oversubscribed, and staff are supported to become the best through an investment in excellent professional development.
We have a distinctive ethos: a school for the future with personalised learning at the very heart of our thinking, methodology and development.
Excel, Exceed, Explore.
Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is a school for the future. We want to prepare pupils academically, in lifelong skills and in their personal and social development. We believe in personalised learning in which every child is supported according to individual need and set challenging targets. We invest in a flexible curriculum which is centred on pupil choice supported by effective guidance.
We want to improve continuously in every aspect of our delivery. We believe in lifelong learning and developing leadership. We invest effectively in continuous professional development with impact on learning, development and environment. We believe in looking outside our environment for new and better methods of performance, to other schools, universities, to academic literature and to the commercial environment for inspiration and research.
Business and Enterprise
I like this school because it is like stepping into a modern hi-tech world where all people go the extra mile to benefit students, the perfect combination.- Year 10 Student
We have an excellent team of staff and wonderful students that give the school a positive atmosphere.- Principal, Harris Academy Chafford Hundred