Key Stage 4

What you will study:

Year 10 GCSE

Studying exam board Edexcel. Over the two year course students will study the following units:

  1. Henry VIII and his ministers 1509-1547
  2. Medicine & Warfare through time 1350 - Present Day
  3. Germany 1918 - 1939
  4. Cold War 1945 - 1990

Year 11 GCSE

Studying exam board Edexcel. Over the two year course students will study the following units:

  1. Medicine Through time 50 AD - Present Day
  2. Surgery 1845 - 1918
  3. America 1919 - 1941
  4. Germany 1918 - 1945

History Assessment

  • Written assessment will take place every two weeks, in the form of exam essay questions.
  • Students will be assessed at the end of each unit, with a test in exam conditions. This will be marked based on the exam board criteria and will provide staff and students, with an accurate indication of their current progress.
  • Students are expected to revise for end of unit assessments, using all the revision material provided by their teacher.
  • Students will also complete formal mock exams, in preparation for the final GCSE.