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History

GCSE History

What will I learn?
AQA GCSE History
The course covers four units of work from medieval times to the modern day. We will be studying The Norman Conquest, Medicine and health in Britain from medieval times to the 21st century, German History from 1890 – 1945 and Conflict and Tension in the modern world.

How will I learn?
Through a wide variety of activities; independent, paired and in groups. Some of it will be literacy based (newspaper articles, speeches, source analysis & essays) others more practical (research activities, debates, presentations).

How will I be assessed?
The course is a linear one so all formal assessment happens at the end of Year 11. There will be two exams at the end of the course. This will make up 100% of your mark.

To what can I progress?
History is highly regarded by 6th form colleges and higher education as a rigorous and challenging subject so it will always look good on applications to college. Careers which use the skills learnt in History include law, any sort of management, business, accountancy, teaching, army and police work.

Further Information
Mrs S Inglis
Email: singlis@aylestone.hereford.sch.uk