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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

Get active this Half Term! Our PE department are running the following student clubs. https://t.co/MjtxaBvLDc

01/09/21

A Welcome to Harris Academy Chafford Hundred from our Principal; https://t.co/72TkZwNV37

22/07/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

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

Retweetd From Harris Federation Classics

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

20/07/21

to all students, staff and community members that are celebrating

20/07/21

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

20/07/21

Retweetd From Mr Beezy

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

24/05/21

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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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