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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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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