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19/04/22

The Take Care Fair is in full swing. Lots of students learning about how to care for themselves, their relationships and their community. https://t.co/5m40OxSE07

30/03/22

Culture Day displays ready to go! Amazing to see so many of our students wearing cultural dress today. Celebrating diversity within our Academy Community. https://t.co/VfNJ1EWmCF

30/03/22

Our Enrichment led to some fantastic looking cakes being baked! We also saw a brilliant Knitting Class provide a group of Year 11 with a https://t.co/nd4gvqnwYZ

18/03/22

Year 10 enjoying a performance of Macbeth this morning! https://t.co/0hFURAYxM0

22/02/22

Retweetd From HACHFutures

parents and students, our careers and futures fair is now live!!! Join us between 5-8pm on the school website and don’t forget to sign in for the live webinar https://t.co/70ICJs6rEZ

22/02/22

Our Careers and Futures Fair is LIVE https://t.co/o1LOllS7Q7

21/02/22

Retweetd From HACHFutures

parents and students - Join us online tomorrow between 5-8pm for our Virtual Careers & Futures Fair 2022 via the school website https://t.co/d2q6baVehJ

21/02/22

Information about our Virtual Careers Fair tomorrow. More to follow! https://t.co/dmZGpc3f7r

24/01/22

If you are interested in hiring our facilities please look here https://t.co/waKQ3HLeyr

16/12/21

Due to a steady rise in Covid cases this week and following advice from Public Health, late this afternoon, we have reluctantly decided to close HACH on 17/12/21. An email will follow this evening detailing the independent work to be completed by all students at home via Teams.

15/12/21

A quiet day at HACH in store… just Christmas Dinner, Christmas Jumper Day, the Year 12 Christmas fayre and the Head Student elections!

08/12/21

Our A Level Drama students had a fantastic time watching The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. The Theatre Manager said how fantastically well mannered our kids were and that they were a credit to us. Thanks to Mr Waikh and Drama! https://t.co/lRtCnqBqtj

08/12/21

Delighted to have Thurrock School Wellbeing Service at HACH today, training our first group of student elected Mental Health Champions.

02/12/21

The HACH Christmas fayre is about to get underway! Thanks to all students and staff involved. https://t.co/uycz0gncOG

01/12/21

The annual Winter Show is going to be LIVE streamed this year. Our talented students will perform a variety of festive performances including dance, music, song and drama 14/12/21 18:00 - 19:30 Tickets are £3 and can be purchased by following the link: https://t.co/iBTUgIc2EO

29/11/21

Year 12 History students have taken part in the Lessons from Auschwitz programme. They heard from a survivor, Eva Clarke BEM. The students took part in a virtual tour of Auschwitz and they have completed wider reading and research. https://t.co/hKIAn6erRL

25/11/21

Good luck with the continuation of your RRSA journey!

25/11/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

Well done to those Year 8/9 students who took part in Lee Valley Athletics tonight. Thank you for giving up your afternoon/evening on an INSET day to compete for the academy 👏🙌🤛

24/11/21

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

We are very excited to announce that will be the very first Harris Academy to be introducing A level Ancient History course next academic year. This is due to the great support received by https://t.co/neE9JdvAzw

24/11/21

Retweetd From World Class Schools Quality Mark

So well deserved; students have a sophisticated understanding of their peers' rights. https://t.co/wT109hZJBU

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History

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 6 in English Language. In addition, GCSE Grade 6 in History is required.

What is History?

We aim to make History an enjoyable and stimulating subject for all our students.

We will study fascinating characters and events from the past in order to allow you to immerse yourself in a world that is both completely different and yet fundamentally similar to our world today. We hope to allow you the opportunity to explore how and why our society and other societies have grown and developed, and to understand the basis on which historical knowledge is built. Key skills such as the construction of coherent arguments and the ability to understand different points of view will be developed. We will look at causation, the critical evaluation of evidence and historical interpretation.

The course is structured in ‘routes’, with students studying the topics specified in a particular route.

You will study Route E: Communist states in the twentieth century

Paper 1: Breadth study with Interpretations: (2hrs 15min) You answer 3 questions; one from Section A (essay question), one from Section B (essay question) and one from Section C (source interpretation question).

1E: Russia, 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin

Paper 2: Depth Study: (1hr 30min). You answer 2 questions; one from Section A (source Interpretation question) and one from Section B (essay question).

2E.2: The German Democratic Republic, 1949–90

Paper 3: Themes in Breadth with aspects in depth: 2hrs 15min) You answer 3 questions; one from Section A (source interpretation question), one from Section B (essay question) and one from Section C (essay question).

31:  Rebellion and disorder under the Tudors, 1485-1603

Unit 4: Historical Enquiry coursework: (3000-4000 words) The focus of the coursework is on your understanding the nature and purpose of the work of the historian. You will be required to form a critical view based on relevant reading of the question, problem or issue. You will also be required to analyse, explain and evaluate the interpretations of 3 historians.

How will you be assessed?

You will sit three A Level examinations at the end of the second year.  This will be added to the coursework to obtain an A Level grade.

Exam Board: Edexcel