Key Stage 4 History
|Class of 2016 and 2017||Class of 2018 and onwards|
We currently follow OCR A specification. Students complete one controlled assessment (in Year 10) and two exams (at the end of Year 11).
Medicine Through Time (paper 1)
Germany 1918-45 (paper 1)
Protest and Reaction (paper 2)
Controlled Assessment study is based on a field trip. Students will study and visit Caernarfon Castle to complete a 2000 word essay.
The proportions are as follows:
Paper 1: 45%
Paper 2: 30%
Controlled Assessment: 25%
|Students will follow a new GCSE History specification from AQA. Students will sit two exams at the end of Year 11.
Topics will include:
Germany, 1890-1945: Democracy and Dictatorship (paper 1)
Conflict and Tension, 1918-1939 (paper 1)
Britain: health and the people (paper 2)
Elizabethan England, c1568-1603 including a study of the historical environment (paper 2)
Each exam paper is worth 50% of the student's GCSE