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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?

02/02/21

Retweetd From MFL Harris Chafford

Chloe has set a very high standard for cake week. Check out her Mt Vesuvius that took 2 days to make. It includes chocolate sponge cake, butter, chocolate and glacé icing, plus flames created out of coloured melted lollypops https://t.co/yiZfMuZwFf

02/02/21

Engaging in dramatic arts is a fantastic way to relieve stress and to communicate complex thoughts and emotions. Why not ask about the benefits of Drama?

02/02/21

One way young people can express themselves is through artwork. Drawing, painting or creating can be a great way of processing complex emotions without words.

01/02/21

This has the theme “Express Yourself”. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing different ways that students can share feelings, thoughts and ideas. Here is a video from The Duchess of Cambridge to kick start the week. https://t.co/20lyenw56g

01/02/21

Get involved with the challenge! https://t.co/E35ezzFrxM

22/01/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

HACH Netball Academy https://t.co/Z6KR9OsyNQ

21/01/21

Our MFL students have been exploring different cultures through a cooking challenge! Why not take a look at the contributions via ? https://t.co/QbJQf71UTN

21/01/21

Remote Learning Information https://t.co/qISDifnUeT

15/12/20

The show must go on! We are proud to present our Winter Show 2020 via https://t.co/MRcWkv2GOR

30/11/20

Today we’ve launched our Wellbeing First Aid service. More opportunities for students to express themselves can only be a good thing.

20/11/20

For any queries relating to admissions, please get in contact via admissions.org.uk for the right support.

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Philosophy - Wider Sixth Form Reading

Utilitarianism – J.S Mill

Essential reading for any budding Philosopher. One of the most important and contentious works of moral philosophy. Its articulation of a ‘hedonic calculus’ and its development of the ideas of Mill’s mentor, Jeremy Bentham, on what makes mankind ‘happy’ make it a classic.

The Social Contract – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Rousseau argues for the preservation of individual freedom in political society. An individual can only be free under the law, he says, by freely embracing that law as his own. This work is a defence of civil society, but also a study of the darker and potentially dangerous aspects of political systems, evident in many political cultures today.

Straw Dogs – John Gray

This is a march through the history of Philosophy, and whilst entertainingly dismissing all belief sets saying they might make you feel better, concludes that ultimately we live in chaos.

Consolations of Philosophy – Alain de Botton

In this, Botton explores different philosophies to cope with the stresses of modern day living. A great introduction to the philosophers he uses at the same time as being a useful way of feeling better about your life (and not getting in to your chosen university if that is the way it turns out).

The Problems of Philosophy – Bertrand Russell

This is a short and accessible introduction to some of the most important topics in epistemology. Highlights include Russell’s distinction between “knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge by description” and his account of a priori knowledge. 

The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher – Julian Baggini

A lively and entertaining account of 100 thought experiments, designed to expose the reader to a wide range of philosophical issues. The scope of the book and its thought-provoking style makes it perfect preparation for tackling almost any philosophy interview question.

Symbolic Logic – Lewis Carroll

Riddles of Existence: A Guided Tour of Metaphysics – Earl Conee and Theodore Sider