The Take Care Fair is in full swing. Lots of students learning about how to care for themselves, their relationships and their community.


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


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


Year 10 enjoying a performance of Macbeth this morning!


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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


Our Careers and Futures Fair is LIVE


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parents and students - Join us online tomorrow between 5-8pm for our Virtual Careers & Futures Fair 2022 via the school website


Information about our Virtual Careers Fair tomorrow. More to follow!


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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.


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


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!


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


The HACH Christmas fayre is about to get underway! Thanks to all students and staff involved.


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:


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.


Good luck with the continuation of your RRSA journey!


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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 👏🙌🤛


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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


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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