Harris Rainham Sixth Form


The Department for Education has agreed the proposal for the Harris Federation to open a new, co-educational, 16-19 sixth form in Rainham.

Currently, sixth formers in Rainham have to travel elsewhere for their post-16 education and there is clear demand from parents for local provision.

Harris Rainham Sixth Form will be based on the Harris Academy Rainham site, subject to planning permission. The opening date will be determined once the schedule for its building is confirmed.

The new sixth form will have 400 places and partner with the sixth forms at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred and Harris Academy Riverside, once it opens. It will offer academic A-levels and Level 3 BTECs.

Harris Academy Chafford Hundred is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and currently receives over 400 applications for its 70 Year 12 places each year.  Harris Rainham would provide an alternative option for students who want a Harris sixth form education but do not receive a place at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred.

​Harris Rainham Sixth Form Website



Harris Academy Rainham 6th Form  Online Consultation Event
Date:  Tuesday 24th May 2022
Time:  6.30pm - 7.30pm

Register for the Event Here


Register your interest

If you have a child in secondary school and would consider the new sixth form for their post-16 education, please do register your interest by emailing info@harrisfederation.org.uk.

We will keep you updated with the sixth form’s progress and invite comments and views once the building timetable is confirmed.