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History - GCSE at Hurstmere School

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Course content: The GCSE history syllabus at Hurstmere is the OCR Modern World, incorporating world history from the First World War to the present day. The course consists of 75% exam and 25% historical enquiry under controlled conditions. Topics studied include:- > British History from 1890-1918 including the fight for the vote for women and the Home Front during World War I > The Peace Treaties at the end of World War One > Germany between the wars including the Rise of Hitler and the road to World War II > The USA between the Wars There is at present the opportunity for each boy studying GCSE history to have his own copy of the core textbook and the department is particularly well-resourced in 20th century history. There are a range of BBC videos and DVDs, including a full set of the World at War and Peoples’ Century programmes. For revision the department supplies the BBC Bitesize revision guides to each student. Paper 1 45%, Paper 2 35%, Coursework 25%

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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