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21/09/21

Our Virtual Open Evening will be live via our website and linked from 16:30 on Thursday 23rd September. Join us to find out more about our Academy.

15/09/21

Express yourself, gain confidence! Drama Club starts next Thursday at 4:30pm. See Mr Waikh for more details.

15/09/21

Get active this Half Term! Our PE department are running the following student clubs. https://t.co/MjtxaBvLDc

01/09/21

A Welcome to Harris Academy Chafford Hundred from our Principal; https://t.co/72TkZwNV37

22/07/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Congratulations to Jay T and his team or winning the National 3 v 3 Basketball Championship. An incredible achievement https://t.co/jJauh8YZgj

20/07/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

The youngest Ancient Historians on a tour in London, discovering the ancient gems of Persia and Egypt https://t.co/OPeB0ZkPC3

20/07/21

to all students, staff and community members that are celebrating

20/07/21

Our first Character Pillar Day runs today: Kindness. https://t.co/eXSRXv6KDi

20/07/21

Retweetd From Mr Beezy

Looking forward to motivating the year 7, 8 and 9 students at myself and a member of my team will be running kindness workshops dealing with themes such as peer pressure and cancel culture

10/06/21

Latest Sports Results. Football Academy 7 Plume 4 MOTM Alfie H Netball Academy 16 Oaklands 31 Umpires player: Chichi N Coaches players: Leah C and Amber C

24/05/21

HACH Spring Show 2021! https://t.co/E972ePht78

12/05/21

Are you interested in training to become a teacher within the Essex region? Do you know someone who is interested in teaching as a career? Join us for a Train to Teach event 26th May – 4pm to 5.30pm Online Via Zoom Visit our website for more information: https://t.co/1Zd0tB01VT

31/03/21

Year 11 Revision Resources: https://t.co/HVXzEH0dDi

10/03/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred –

03/03/21

Academy Reopening: March 2021 update. https://t.co/uoZWHIrw7F

23/02/21

Mental Health Matters. We’ve produced a series of videos for our students to provide some tips on staying mentally healthy. https://t.co/msSWzGeZgR

11/02/21

An article about our cooking and baking challenge https://t.co/jlnZAlAOu7

04/02/21

Writing your feelings down can be an effective method of processing complex emotions. Poem, lyric and story writing can help encourage stress release and improve mental health

03/02/21

Physical activity is crucial in maintaining good mental health. Why not look at what are doing to promote well-being through exercise?

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.

Central Office

Bexley

Bromley

Clapham

Croydon

Greenwich

Haringey

Havering

Merton

Newham

Southwark

Sutton

Thurrock

Wandsworth

Westminster

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 5 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