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History Revision

General Documents

14th May 2019 -

Year 11 GCSE History students - please see the General Documents section of the website for 'exam structure clocks' for each unit. You can use the core exam advice sheets to complete these, showing you how far through the hour you should be at each stage in the exam. Happy History revision!

GCSE History exam timing structure clocks, all units


7th May 2019 - Year 11 GCSE History students - we know you will be working hard on revision at home, and that you are balancing work across a range of subjects. To help maintain this balance when you might only have a few minutes to spare, and for those times when you think 'I'm not sure how to revise today', we have created a day-to-day revision activity overview. There is a short revision activity for each day running up to the History exams covering a range of topics to help keep your revision active and focused. Happy History revision!

Day by day revision activties suggestions


Year 11 GCSE History students - we are pleased to introduce the History Revision area of our website! Today we are uploading a range of documents to support your revision, for example: Progress Overview sheets for each unit, which you can use to check and audit your notes, and Core Exam Advice sheets to help your revision of exam skills and structure. Resources will be added here on a regular basis in the run up to your PPEs, so keeping checking to see what's new. Happy History revision!

Conflict and Upheaval, EXAM summer 2018

Crime and Punishment, EXAM summer 2018

Development of USA, EXAM summer 2018

Germany in transition, EXAM summer 2018

How far... questions - Q5 USA unit, blank sheet

How far... questions - Q5 USA unit, completed example

Reliability of sources planning grid

Revising for extended writing questions... Crime and Punishment Q5

Revision conference, How to revise for source analysis questions

Revision conference, introduction and using revision guides

Source analysis - revision template

To what extent INTERPRETATION... questions - Q5 Germany, blank sheet

To what extent INTERPRETATION... questions - Q5 Germany, completed example

Revision plan 2019

Year 11 GCSE History, information leaflet

9 - 1 GCSE progress overview record sheets - Conflict and Upheaval unit

9 - 1 GCSE progress overview record sheets - Crime and Punishment unit

9 - 1 GCSE progress overview record sheets - Nazi Germany unit

9 - 1 GCSE progress overview record sheets - USA unit

9 -1 GCSE grade boundaries

Core exam advice

exam dates and skills overview, 2018 - 19

GCSE History Exam Report, PPEs Nov 2019, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

GCSE History Exam Report, PPEs Nov 2019, USA 1929 - 2000


Conflict and Upheaval, 1337-1381

17th May - Year 11 GCSE History students: today we are uploading 2 two documents - one that considers how far the Peasants' Revolt was a failure and one that is a summary of key words for the whole Conflict and Upheaval unit. The summary is a 'revision quilt' and for this you need to colour code key words for the different themes from the unit. Happy History revision!

Conflict and Upheaval, key terms quilt

Was the Peasants Revolt a failure


16th May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today we are uploading documents connected to the Black Death section of the Conflict and Upheaval unit. There are activities within the documents that you could try, or use the info to complete one of the overview grids already on the website. Happy History revision!

The Black Death

The impact of the Black Death and the Peasants

Why couldn't they stop the Black Death spreading


15th May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today's resources are focused on the Hundred Years' War. There are summary activities within the documents, or you can use the content info to create timelines, flash cards or mind maps. Once you have reviewed the info, have a go at some exam questions to see how you can apply your knowledge to the question structure and timing. Happy History revision!


Edward III and the Hundred Years War, info overview and activities

Events of the Hundred Years War, info and dual coding revision

Hundred Years War and Battle of Crecy, basic overvew info



Year 11 GCSE History students - today we are uploading a 'guided reading' revision document about the Hundred Years' War. Follow the 3 instructions at the top of the page to take you through the info. You could then use this to create your own flash cards / mind-maps / timelines about the cause and course of the Hundred Years' War. Happy History revision!

Causes of the Hundred Years War, guided reading revision


Black Death - overview activity

Black Death content overview

Interpretations of the Black Death activity

Interpretations of the Peasants Revolt activity

Peasants' Revolt content overview

Story so far, part 1, Causes of the 100 years war

Story so far, part 2, Events in the 100 Years War

General life in Medieval England - info sheets

Key words glossary and revision activity

Conflict and upheaval, whole unit, quiz generator

Friends and family quiz, Black Death

Friends and family quiz, Hundred Years' War

Friends and family quiz, the Peasants' Revolt


Germany in Transition, 1919-1939

24th May - Year 11 GCSE History students: our final set of Germany in Transition resources for the week cover the final section of the unit - Hitler's foreign policy. Use the overview info to complete the 2 worksheets, or complete the guided reading task to summarise the core detail. Make sure you can talk about the impact of each event as well as describe what happened. Happy History revision!

Foreign policy, 1936 - 1939 - guided reading

Foreign policy, events leading to war

Foreign policy, Hitler's early actions up to 1936

Hitler's foreign policy, overview information


23rd May - Year 11 GCSE History students - a resource from BBC Bitesize to support your revision for the Germany in Transition unit. This is an excellent overview of the key elements of this unit. Happy History revision!

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/z2hymsg/revision/1


22nd May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today's documents cover core content for the key people in the Germany in Transition unit and an overview of key events in the rise / consolidation of Hitler's power. You could use these to test your knowledge, then apply this to example exam questions (found in HL booklets, the example exam questions booklet and in your revision guide or exercise book). We are also adding a 'can you still...' content checker resource to support your key knowledge revision. Happy History revision!

Can you still... content checkers

Key people in the Germany in Transition unit

Rise of Hitler, key chronology



21st May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today we are uploading resources to support your own knowledge revision for the Germany in Transition unit. You can use these in conjunction with your Germany in Transition revision guide and the example exam question booklet. Happy History revision!

Friends and family quiz, Hitler's f policy

Friends and family quiz, life in Nazi Germany

Story so far, part 4, life in Nazi Germany

Story so far, part 5, Hitler's foreign policy


Story so far, part 2, Nazi rise to power

Story so far, part 3, consolidation of power

Weimar Government and rise of Hitler revision quilt

Rise of Hitler and consolidation of power, revision information

Rise to power, summary grid

Rise of Hitler summary circles

Rise of Hitler, key chronology

Story so far, part 1, Weimar Government

Weimar Germany

Friends and family quiz, Weimar Government and rise of Nazis

Nazi Germany quiz generator, Weimar Government AND rise of Hitler


Crime and Punishment

4th June - Year 11 GCSE History students - well done on completing the first 2 exam papers! We were really proud of your positive attitude. We are adding more resources to our website to support your independent revision for the final units: have a go at using these along side the YouTube videos so you can feel really confident on content and structure before the final exams on Thursday. Come and see us if you need anything - Happy History revision!

East End of London, guided reading

Friends and family quiz, CRIME

Friends and family quiz, POLICING

Friends and family quiz, PUNISHMENT

Historical study 2019 – content overview and exam advice



9th May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today's documents will give you an overview of punishment from the Medieval to the Modern period. There are revision activities at the end which you can have a go at to check your knowledge and understanding. Maybe try a Q5 from your example exam question booklet to put your Crime and Punishment exam skills to the test. Happy History revision!

Crime and Punishment, overview ideas, EMP to MP

Punishment in the Medieval period, overview info



8th May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today's documents cover an overview for the 'policing' theme in the Crime and Punishment unit. You could use the overviews to create your own revision cards / mind maps, and then complete the summary grid, focusing on the amount of change or continuity over time. This would make a great plan for a potential Q5 on the exam! Happy History revision!

Enforcing law and order, policing, INDUSTRIAL and MODERN, detailed info overview

Medieval and early modern policing, key info

Policing over time review grid


7th May 2019 - Year 11 GCSE students - this week the resources we publish will be linked to the Crime and Punishment unit. Today we have an overview of key information with a summary grid to complete. You could use these, then plan / write an answer to a crime themed Q5 from your example exam question booklet. Happy History revision!

Causes and types of crime over time, review grid

Crime across all time periods, overview info


Crime and Punishment key terms quilt, by theme and time period

Revision activity mat C&P

Punishment quiz generator power point

Question 6 overview, the East End of London

The East End of London in the late 19th century, info




USA, 1929-2000

5th June - Year 11 GCSE History students - today we are providing you with some final documents to support your revision for the USA unit - these will help you with thinking about some key themes and the impact / consequences of key events and changes.

Causes of key changes, overviews of factors and reasons.pptx

CHANGE grid - Impact of US events

Detente and the end of the Cold War - revision info and activity

USA BBC videos link


1. Friends and family quiz - Civil Rights in the USA

2. Friends and family quiz - Great Depression, New Deal, impact of WWII

3. Friends and family quiz - key Presidents of the USA

4. Friends and family quiz - social changes from the 1950s

5. Friends and family quiz - The Cold War

6. Friends and family quiz - US foreign policy in the Middle East



5th May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today we are publishing a range of USA related revision resources. Some are content based, others are activity / exam question based. The 'Pictionary cards' provide a template for you to review / record key info about important people in this unit. One of the PowerPoints shows a range of example questions for each section of the unit, colour coded by type of question. Feel free to complete as many of these as you like - we will mark anything you bring to us! Happy History revision!

Early Cold War timeline

Exam questions by topic

New Deal revision

Pictionary cards USA revision

Revision and Home Learning- activities and quiz checks


2nd May - Year 11 GCSE History students - today we are uploading the final 'story so far' sheet to cover the foreign policy of US presidents since WWII, particularly focusing on the 1970s onwards. We will also add a subject knowledge overview for the Great Depression and the New Deal. You could use both resources to create your own revision resources or complete the activities within these documents. Happy History revision!

Story so far, part 5, Foreign policies of US Presidents

Wall Street Crash and Depression


1ST MAY - today we are uploading 2 'story so far' sheets to support your revision for the USA unit. These cover an outline of the domestic policies of selected Presidents and an overview of the Cold War. We suggest using your own notes and USA revision guide to complete these overviews, and then make sure you can build on the information for each event covered. Happy History revision!

Story so far, part 3, domestic policies of US presidents

Story so far, part 4, Cold War


Revision overview info, part 3

Revision overview info, part 2-2

Revision overview info, part 1

USA quiz generator, all sections

USA key terms quilt, by theme and time period

Cold War, Horrible Histories overview

Story so far, part 1, Great Depression and the New Deal

Story so far, part 2, the Civil Rights Movement

The USA and the Cold War, describe and explain