- General Documents
- Conflict and Upheaval, 1337-1381
- Germany in Transition, 1919-1939
- Crime and Punishment
- USA, 1929-2000
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Friends and family quiz, Black Death
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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
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!