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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

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01/09/21

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22/07/21

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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

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

20/07/21

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20/07/21

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

20/07/21

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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

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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?

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Biology

Biology transition work

Welcome to the Biology transition work. Your teacher is Mrs Hashim. If you have any questions please email me: 

n.hashiml@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk 

Biology boost your knowledge in life and living organisms and gain a fascinating insight into Evolution, Gene expression and biological molecules 

Biology is a pre-requisite subject for many degrees in Biological Science and Medical related fields of study. 

There is 12 weeks’ worth of activities attached. If you want to explore further please see the extension material below. 

Log on to the following websites:

http://biologymad.com/master.html?http://biologymad.com/ASBiology.htm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2svr82

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/as-and-a-level/biology-7401-7402

 

Task 1:

Make notes with diagrams on the following topics:

  • Biological molecules- Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids
  • Nucleic Acid
  • Transport across cell membrane

Each topic should have minimum of 1000 words plus diagrams.

 

Task 2:

  1. Perform some detailed research into the following cell organelles. Include annotated scientific drawings of a plant, animal and bacterial cell:
  • Nucleus
  • Mitochondria
  • Chloroplast
  • Cell membrane
  • Golgi apparatus
  • Ribosome
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
  1. Research the following exchange surfaces. Briefly describe how they are adapted to be efficient exchange surfaces. Draw annotated scientific diagrams of these surfaces:
  • Lungs
  • Liver
  • Small intestine
  1. Research the process of protein synthesis. Create a resource (A3) that details how the process occurs. You should be able to describe what the main characteristics of each stage is.

Task 3:

You will also have to look at the current news and medical articles relating to COVID-19 and link it to one of your A-level topics of -Cell recognition and immune system.

You have to write an essay on-

  1. What is the cause of Corona disease?
  1. How is it transmitted? – Link it with different modes of disease transmission.
  1. How can it be stopped from transmission?
  1. What can be the cure and how does the B-cells and T-cells play a role.

Welcome to the Biology transition work.  Your teacher is Mrs Hashim.  If you have any questions please email me: 

n.hashiml@harrischaffordhundred.org.uk 

Biology boost your knowledge in life and living organisms and gain a fascinating insight into Evolution, Gene expression and biological molecules 

Biology is a pre-requisite subject for many degrees in Biological Science and Medical related fields of study. 

There is 12 weeks’ worth of activities attached.  If you want to explore further please see the extension material below. 

Log on to the following websites:

http://biologymad.com/master.html?http://biologymad.com/ASBiology.htm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2svr82

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/as-and-a-level/biology-7401-7402

 

Recommended books for A-Level

 

AQA Biology: A Level Paperback by Glenn Toole

New A-Level Biology: AQA Year 1 & 2 Complete Revision & Practice with Online Edition (Paperback)  

Extension task material

https://www.pharmaceutical-technology.com/special-focus/covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak-latest-information-news-and-updates/

https://www.news18.com/newstopics/covid-19-vaccine/news/

https://www.topuniversities.com/courses/biological-sciences/guide

Task

  1. Write a report on ethical issues of using vaccine.
  1. Explain the features of a successful vaccination programme

Recommended reading for A level Biology:

Richard Dawkins – The Selfish Gene

Richard Dawkins – The Extended Phenotype

Richard Dawkins – The Greatest Show on Earth

Nessa Carey – The Epigenetics Revolution

Nessa Carey – Junk DNA

Brian Cox – Forces of Nature

Brian Cox – Human Universe (watch the BBC tv series if you can)

Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens

Matt Ridley – Genome

Stephen Hawking – The Grand Design