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15/12/17

News: Pupils will finish at 1:35 on Wednesday 20th December for the Christmas holidays 🎄

14/12/17

It’s our amazing breakfast reading morning tomorrow from 7:30am. Come and read and have a free breakfast on us 📖🍳🥓 https://t.co/NCdjTnYIl1

14/12/17

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Another day, another show! Today Y2 are watching perform Bugsy Malone https://t.co/iyzWY6YshB

14/12/17

Enjoy 😊

14/12/17

Retweetd From Kim Jade

Enroute to CERN with our a-level physics students. Far too excited

23/11/17

Just a reminder for tonight 😊

23/11/17

A really informative day so far- brilliant to see 👍🏻 https://t.co/poQy6n5STS

23/11/17

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In with team for for Yr12 https://t.co/lZdES7pIVl

23/11/17

Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today: and both with . If you can't attend you can still speak to us via https://t.co/fvoQpHDJvD

22/11/17

Retweetd From Luis Amador

HACH’s finest... a pretty good teachmeet. https://t.co/TTMcJ6klJX

22/11/17

You are all welcome to our sixth form opening evening tomorrow night, starting at 6pm until 8 👍🏻😁

22/11/17

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What an amazing turnout and presentations https://t.co/GICV2I6j93

21/11/17

Retweetd From HACH Geography

A blustery day at Mersea today - well done year 11 for getting stuck in with some ‘proper geography’ in preparation for the mocks https://t.co/kjeBZe5DJl

21/11/17

We hope you all had a brilliant day at the kids lit quiz 2017- keep reading 😁 https://t.co/Vgs6r7E8TG

21/11/17

Wow what an amazing day at the Kids Lit Quiz today. Fantastic effort to all involved 👌🏻📚👍🏻😁 https://t.co/suZDkKrCwS

20/11/17

Just a reminder we have our sixth form open evening this Thursday evening from 6pm- All welcome 😁

12/11/17

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and Michelle Harrison https://t.co/wsQ01XT1FF

09/11/17

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How about a retweet to raise awareness of our twitter account?

20/10/17

Happy half term everyone 👍🏻 see you all back on Monday 6th November

20/10/17

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Year 7 5-a-side borough champions!!! Mr Bridges https://t.co/Bn0t47Dy1i

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Economics

Economics

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 6 in English Language or Literature and a Grade 6 in Maths.

An additional AS in Core Maths is advised if not taking Maths A Level.

What is Economics?

Economics is the study of how the forces of demand and supply allocate resources for consumers, firms and at national level. Many of the most important issues facing society are economic in nature. This course aims to develop an interest in and enthusiasm for economics and its contribution to the wider economic and social environment. You will acquire an understanding of a range of concepts and the ability to use these concepts in a variety of different contexts. From an enquiring, critical and thoughtful ‘economist’s mind’ you will practise the skills, qualities and attitudes which will equip you for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult and working life.

Year 1 Course Content

Why is the government now cutting public spending? What effect will that have on the economy? What caused the recession? How competitive is the UK? What causes unemployment? Why do we pay tax? Was it really the banks that caused the current economic problems?

You will discover how the government tries to influence the economy, why it taxes various products and how it decides where to spend our money; what causes prices to rise and the impact of interest rates.

Year 2 Course Content

In the second year you will study these subjects in greater depth and progress to areas such as the economics of specific industries such as airlines and to the UK economy in the global economy, including exchange rates, the European Union and sustainable economic development.

How will you be assessed?

100% examination at the end of two years based on three 2 hour written papers.

Exam board: OCR