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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.


It’s day 5 of awareness week. Adrian in Year 7 showed how when he put together a compilation of his Grandma’s favourite Polish 🇵🇱 songs for her to listen to. Well Done Adrian, that’s a lovely thing to do. Check out our challenge for today...

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History - Wider Sixth Form Reading

History Wider Reading list

Unit 1:  Britain 1625-1701

Angela Anderson, An Introduction to Stuart Britain, 1603–1714 (Hodder Education, 1999)

Barry Coward, Stuart England 1603–1714 (Longman Advanced History, Longman, 1997)

Barry Coward, The Stuart Age (Routledge, fourth edition, 2011)

Barry Coward and Christopher Durston, The English Revolution: A Source Book (Hodder Education, 1997)

Dale Scarboro, England 1625–1660: Charles I, the Civil war and Cromwell (Hodder Murray, 2005)

Graham Seel, Regicide and Republic: England 1603–1660 (Cambridge University Press, 2001)

David L Smith, A History of the Modern British Isles 1603–1707 (Blackwell, 1998)

John Miller, The Stuarts (Hambledon Continuum, 2004)

Jenny Wormald (editor), The Seventeenth Century (Short Oxford History of the British Isles, Oxford University Press, 2008)


Unit 2:  Russia in Revolution 1894 - 1924

Orlando Figes, A People’s Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891–1924 (Pimlico, 1997)

Sheila Fitzpatrick, The Russian Revolution (Opus, 1994)

Gregory Freeze, Russia, A History (Oxford University Press, 2009)

Robert Gellately, Lenin, Stalin and Hitler: the Age of Social Catastrophe (Vintage, 2007)

Abbott Gleason (editor),  A Companion to Russian History (Wiley Blackwell, 2014)

Peter Kenez, A History of the Soviet Union from the Beginning to the End (Cambridge University Press, second edition, 2006)

Richard Pipes, The Russian Revolution (Vintage, 1990)

Richard Pipes, Three Whys of the Russian Revolution (Vintage 1997)

Chris Read, The Making and Breaking of the Soviet System (History in Perspective series, Palgrave Macmillan, 2001) 

Aaron B Retish, Russia’s Peasants in Revolution and Civil War: Citizenship, Identity and the Creation of the Soviet State 1914–22 (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Robert Service, The Russian Revolution 1900–1927 (Studies in European History series, Palgrave, fourth edition, 2012)

Robert Service, A History of Modern Russia: From Tsardom to the Twenty-First Century, Robert Service (Penguin, third edition, 2009)

Robert Service, Spies and Commissars: The Early Years of the Bolshevik Revolution (Public Affairs, 2012)

S A Smith, The Russian Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2002)

Orlando Figes, The Russian Revolution: A Pelican Introduction (Pelican, 2014)

Robert Service, Lenin: A Biography (Macmillan, 2000)


Unit 3: Option 33: The witch craze in Britain, Europe and North America, c1580–c1750

J Henry, The Scientific Revolution and the Origins of Modern Science (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)

J Israel, Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the making of Modernity 1650–1750 (Oxford University Press, 2001)

G Parker, Global Crisis (Yale University Press, 2012)

Chapter 22 ‘The Great Divergence’ gives grand world contextual overview.

Lawrence Principe, The Scientific revolution: a Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2011)

D Oldridge, The Devil in Tudor and Stuart England, (The History Press, 2000)

Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic (Penguin, new edition, 2003)

Brian P Levack, The Witchhunt in Early Modern Europe (Pearson, 2006)

Brian Pavlac, Witch Hunts in the Western World (University of Nebraska Press, 2009)

Robert Thurston, The Witch Hunts (Pearson, 2007)

H R Trevor-Roper, The European Witch-Craze of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Penguin, 1967)

Christina Larner, Enemies of God: The Witch Hunt in Scotland (John Hopkins Press, 1981)

P G Maxwell-Stuart, An Abundance of Witches: The Great Scottish Witch Hunt (Tempus, 2005)

Christine Goodier, 1612, The Lancashire Witch Trial (Palatine Books, 2011)

Robert Poole, The Lancashire Witches (Manchester University Press, 2002)

Thomas Potts, The Discovery of Witches 1613 (Reprint available through Amazon etc)

L Roper, Witch Craze: Terror and Fantasy in Baroque Germany (Yale University Press, 2004)

Malcolm Gaskill, Witchfinders (Murray, 2005)

M B Norton, In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692 (Knopf, 2002)