Students follow the AQA GCSE History course. The course is designed to enables students to study different aspects of the past, engaging with key issues such as conflict, drivers of change and influential events. This qualification is linear which means that the students sit two exams at the end of their Y11. Paper 1 focuses on the understanding of the modern world and Paper 2, the shaping of our nation. The specific subject content for GCSE History includes history:
- from three eras:
- Medieval (500–1500)
- Early Modern (1450–1750)
- Modern (1700–present day)
- on three timescales:
- short (depth study)
- medium (period study)
- long (thematic study)
- a locality (the historic environment)
- European and/or wider world settings.
- on three geographical contexts:
For more information please contact Ms Cooney.