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GCSE History

Curriculum Overview

In Edexcel GCSE History you will study Weimar and Nazi Germany, Crime and Punishment in Britain, American West and Elizabethan England.

If you are interested in how the Modern World has been formed and influenced by past events, if you have an inquisitive mind and can connect ideas together, then you will enjoy this course. This course involves looking at a wide variety of sources from photos, videos and written documents and using them to build up a picture of the past.

How will I be assessed

Written paper 1 – Crime and Punishment (30%)
Written paper 2 – American West and Elizabethan England (40%)
Written paper 3 - Nazi Germany (30%)

Important Overview Documents

Curriculum Rationale
Key Learning Steps
Year 10 Road Map
Year 11 Road Map

Modules

American West

Knowledge Organiser
Personalised Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Crime and Punishment

Knowledge Organiser
Personalised Learning Checklist
Past Paper

Elizabethan England

Knowledge Organiser
Personalised Learning Checklist
Past Paper

 Germany 1918-1939

Knowledge Organiser
Personalised Learning Checklist
Past Paper

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