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We’re incredibly proud of all our Year 13 students, congratulations to those who secured places at some fantastic universities today.


It’s our last day of what has been one of the most turbulent academic years in history. A huge thank you to our students, parents & staff for their relentless hard work and support. Have a well deserved break & we cannot wait to see you in September!


Our second Year 6 transition bulletin has been sent out. This week, hear from our Head of Academy; Mr Glees. Also read the top tips from Jack in Year 7. All Y6 Bulletins will also be available on our website.


Thank you for your positive feedback it’s really appreciated. 😊


As we come to the end of June, our student led briefing this week has focussed on celebrating . Well Done to the students who put this incredible piece of work together! Our Student Briefings are available on our website.


Today on we give thanks to all those who serve to protect us.


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We did it, we won 🏆! HACH are Champions of the 2020 Homeletics competition. A lot closer at the end than we would have liked well done to for chasing us down on the last day! A brilliant team effort from the HACH community. Led the way since day one


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End of day 4 and HACH maintain their position at the top of the leaderboard with one day to go! All you unsung heroes that are submitting your scores are really making a difference to the overall school


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Good morning HACH! We need a really strong day today, as are hot on our heels and really looking to gain on us today. Get all friends and parents involved. Links below to MS Forms and post your videos!


Our first Year 6 Bulletin has gone out to those joining us in September. This week: Watch videos and meet key members of staff. Also there is a video on our school day and how to read our timetable!


In our student bulletin this week: We celebrate & debate how the arts should be supported during the pandemic. Who has been awarded Character Merits this week? Students check your inboxes to find out!


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Homeletics competition starts today with long jump and sprint. Post videos on here and Facebook site and add scores to forms link sent home to parents via email


Our students have been writing to residents in a local care home. Reading their replies reminds us how important it is to come together as a community to support others in these challenging times.


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So proud of these students from / Considering the current circumstances, you can see evidence of hard work amd dedication. Pieces of art/poetry inspired from gods and monsters.


Could you please Email us full details so we can follow this up. We take it very seriously. Thankyou for your support.


A tragic loss to our HACH Community, our thoughts continue to be with Christian’s family & friends. - Fundraiser set up for family of Christian Mbulu who died in Preston


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📢 Free Live BMAT webinar 🗓️ Thur 4th June 6pm (GMT+1) ✅Aspiring Medics, Dentists & Vets 🎬 We are working with the official BMAT team to share an intro to the test and guidance on preparation. Experts will be answering any Q's you have! Sign up: ⚕️


Our student bulletin this week: We look at the impact of the death of George Floyd in communities across the US & the world. June is Pride month, we explore why it is important. Who has been awarded merits this week? Students check your inboxes to find out!


Eid Mubarak to those in our HACH community who are celebrating the end of Ramadan.

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Economics - Wider Sixth Form Reading

For daily and weekly developments in Economics:

For models of the UK economy, virtual tours of other economies, practice papers and guidance notes aimed at AS level try:

For development indicators and starting to look at the issues involved in development economics

There are blogs/videos of the following economists that may be useful on a wide range of topics. Just search for:

  • Paul Collier
  • Ha-Joon Chang
  • Paul Krugman

Even wider reading

Useful for everyone but especially useful for anyone planning to study economics at university.

  • Britain for Sale: British Companies in Foreign Hands – Alex Brummer
  • How Do We Fix This Mess?: The Economic Price of Having it All, and the Route to Lasting Prosperity – Robert Peston       
  • Made in Britain: How the Nation Earns its Living – Evan Davis:             
  • How Much is Enough: The Economics of the Good Life – R & E Skidelsky
  • Keynes: The Return of the Master – Robert Skidelsky
  • How the West was Lost: 50 Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead – Dambisa Moyo
  • Winner Takes All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for Us – â€‹Dambisa Moyo
  • Dead Aid – Dambisa Moyo
  • The Globalisation Paradox: Why Global Markets, States and Democracy Can’t Co-exist – Dani Rodrik            
  • The Storm – Vince Cable
  • The Future of Money (World Class Thinking on Global Issues) – O Chittenden & V Cable
  • Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty – A Banerjee & E Duflo
  • Meltdown – Paul Mason               
  • What Happened?  – H Pym & N Kocchan:         
  • Fool’s Gold – Gillian Tett              
  • Lords of Finance, 1929, the Great Depression and the Bankers who Broke the World – Liquat Ahamad
  • The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 – Paul Krugman         
  • New Keynesian Economists – J. Stiglitz; P Krugman et al         
  • Losing Control: The emerging threats to the West’s Prosperity – Stephen D King    
  • Capitalism 4.0: the Birth of a New Economy – Anatole Kaletsky    
  • The End of the Free Market – Ian Bremmer
  • The Subprime Solution – Robert Shiller
  • The Dragon and the Elephant: China and India and the New World Order – David Smith:           
  • The Age of Instability: The Global Financial Crisis and What Comes Next – David Smith
  • Fantasy Island: The Gods that Failed: how Blind Faith in Markets has Cost us our Future – L Elliott & D Atkinson
  • Crisis Economics – Nouriel Roubini
  • The Undercover Economist – Tim Harford              
  • Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure – Tim Harford
  • Why Globalisation Works – Martin Wolf               
  • Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet – Jeffery Sachs          
  • Making Globalisation Work – Joseph Stiglitz         
  • The Silent Takeover: IOU – The Debt Threat, Noreena Hertz         
  • The Great Crash – J K Galbraith            
  • The Affluent Society – J K Galbraith            
  • Sex, Drugs and Economics – Diane Coyle             
  • The Soulful Science: What Economists Really Do and Why it Matters – Diane Coyle
  • The Economics of Enough – Diane Coyle
  • Happiness: Lessons from a New Science – Richard Layard
  • Free to Choose – M & R Friedman
  • The Truth about Markets – John Kay
  • Everlasting Light Bulbs – John Kay
  • Critical Mass – Philip Ball    
  • Thinking Strategically – Dixit & Nalebuff
  • The Art of Strategy: A Game Theorist’s Guide to Success in Business and Life – A.K. Dixit & B.J Nalebuff
  • Game Theory at Work – James Miller       
  • China Inc – Ted Fishman    
  • Little Book of Big Ideas – Economics, M Forstater  
  • Fooled by Randomness – N Nicholas Taleb
  • The Black Swan – N Nicholas Taleb
  • Development as Freedom – Amartya Sen
  • The Bottom Billion – Paul Collier       
  • The Plundered Planet: How to Reconcile Prosperity with Nature – Paul Collier