History GCSE - New Spec

History GCSE New Spec

Delivery: From:  September 2016  To: 2018

Exam Board and Code: Edexcel 1HIO

QAN code:


Assessment Overview:

  • Paper 1 –Thematic Study and historic environment. Medicine in Britain, c1250-present and The British Sector of the Western Front, 1914-1918.

    One hour and 15 minutes. 30% of the qualification.

  •  Paper 2 – Period Study and British Depth Study. Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88 and Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-91.

    One hour and 45 minutes. 40% of the qualification.

  •  Paper 3 – Modern Depth Study. Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39.

    One hour and 20 minutes. 30% of the qualification. 

Topic Planner (2016-17)

Term                           Topic

1                                 Medicine in Britain, c.1250-present

2                                 Medicine in Britain, c.1250-present

3                                 Historic Environment – The British Sector of the Western Front 1914-1918

4                                 Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88

5                                 Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88

6                                 Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91


Topic Planner (2017-2018)

Term                           Topic

1                                  Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91

2                                  Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-1939

3                                  Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-1939

4                                  Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-1939/Revision

5                                  Revision and final examination

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