For GCSE, we follow the AQA History course.

The two exam papers will be taken at the end of Year 11.

  • Paper 1 (1hr 45mins exam) – Germany 1890 to 1945 and War in Asia 1950 to 1975
  • Paper 2 (1hr 45 mins exam) – Britain: Health and the People and Norman England



Assessment

Year 11 History Mock Exam

The mock exam will assess the topics of:

  • Britain: health and the people
  • Norman England

The mock exam will be 1hr 45mins long, and will be of exactly the same format as Paper 2 of the actual GCSE History exams.

Year Plan

GCSE History Assessment Schedule

 

Year 10
Assessment Approximate timing
End of Unit test on medieval medicine

 

October
End of Unit test on Renaissance and

18th century medicine

November
End of Unit test on 19th century medicine

 

February
End of Unit test on Conquest and Control in Norman England May
Year 10 exam – covering Britain: health and the people and Norman England June

 

 

Year 11
Assessment Approximate timing
End of Unit test on Germany 1890-1929

 

October
End of Unit test on Germany 1929-1945

 

December
Year 11 Mock Exam – covering Britain: health and the people and Norman England

 

January
End of Unit test on the Korean War

 

February
End of Unit test on the Vietnam War

 

March/April

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