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History
Home Key Stage 4

History

Subject leader:

  • Dan Barclay
  • Email: daniel.barclay@cockshuthill.org.uk

 

Subject staff:

  • Arlene Croydon
  • Nuala Cunningham
  • Anna Hassell (maternity leave)

 

Key Stage 4 curriculum overview:

The GCSE exam is split into four topics which pupils study over two years. There are two exams, two topics per exam. Paper 1 is focused on Nazi Germany and the causes of the Second World War. Paper 2 is focused on Medicine through time from 1000-2000AD and Queen Elizabeth.

 

Knowledge check dates:

  • Every lesson begins with a 10 question knowledge check of past lessons.
  • Longer knowledge checks also happen every month for an assessment.

 

Mid-term assessment dates:

  • Year 10 have an assessment every month at the end of a small topic. They also have their first PPE in April.
  • Year 11 PPE’s are in November and February.

 

Revision:

 

Suggested guides to buy:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/New-GCSE-History-Revision-Guide/dp/1782946047/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1520967078&sr=1-1&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history+cgp

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/My-Revision-Notes-GCSE-History/dp/151040404X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1520966926&sr=8-1&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Oxford-AQA-GCSE-History-c1000-Present/dp/0198422954/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1520966926&sr=8-2&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Oxford-AQA-GCSE-History-Elizabethan/dp/0198422938/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1520966926&sr=8-3&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Oxford-AQA-GCSE-History-Inter-War/dp/0198422911/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1520966926&sr=8-4&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/History-Elizabethan-c1568-1603-Revision-Workbook/dp/129220480X/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1520966926&sr=8-6&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Revise-AQA-GCSE-History-Britain/dp/1292204788/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1520966926&sr=8-8&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Revise-GCSE-History-Germany-1890-1945/dp/1292204761/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1520966926&sr=8-9&keywords=aqa+revision+guide+history

 

History Pixl App:

https://historyapp.pixl.org.uk/History%20App.html

 

Extra Curricular

Year 11 revision is available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday after school in G50.