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KS4 Revision Page

This is a really good starting point, or summary, that covers the basic questions for this subject. More specific materials are in the folders on our secure Revision page or have been given to students in lessons.

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Subject: History
How are the exams structured?


Two exams (papers) each with two sections.

Exam One =

Section 1 –  America 1920-73: Opportunity and Inequality

Q1-Q3 – Analysis of Interpretations

Q4-6 – Knowledge and Understanding

Section 2 –  Conflict and Tension: The Inter-War Years 1918-1939

Q1-2 – Source Analysis

Q3-4 – Knowledge and Understanding

Exam Two =

Section 1  – Britain: Health and the People c1000-Present Day

Q1 – Source Analysis

Q2-4 – Knowledge and Understanding

Section 2 – Elizabethan England c1568-1603

Q1 – Analysis of an Interpretation

Q2-3 – Knowledge and Understanding

Q4 – Knowledge and Understanding of an Historic Environment

Where can we find past papers etc?


June 2018 Exam One was used as the December PPE. Papers are available from teaching staff.

June 2018 Exam Two not available.

What do we need to revise? Where should we start?


Exercise books.

Revision guides – Available in school but also on-line

Revision Guide Units Covered School Price Amazon Price
All £9.00 £9.99

£6.99 Kindle Edition

(as of 24/1/19)

Conflict and Tension,

Health and the People and Elizabethan England

£4.00 £6.29

£5.98 Kindle Edition

(as of 24/1/19)

America 1920-73 £5.50 £6.50

£5.99 Kindle Edition

(as of 24/1/19)

Conflict and Tension £5.50 £6.50

£5.99 Kindle Edition

(as of 24/1/19)

Conflict and Tension £5.00 £5.99

(as of 24/1/19)

Health and the People £5.50 £6.50

£5.69 Kindle Edition

(as of 24/1/19)

Health and the People £5.00 £5.99

(as of 24/1/19)


Elizabethan England £5.50 £6.50

£5.99 Kindle Edition

(as of 24/1/19)

Elizabethan England £5.00 £5.99

(as of 24/1/19)

The school website – Students/Revision and Support

SAMLearning Activities

Intervention sessions are run on Tuesday evenings

Revision sessions are run on Wednesday evenings

What will we find in the subject folders on the secure site? Resources are divided by Exam (Paper One/Paper Two) and by Section.

There are school-produced revision guides for the America and Conflict and Tension units.

There are revision check sheets for all units.

There are a variety of revision activities to access. These are modified and added to on a regular basis.

What are the most useful websites?


The school website. (This is for the old specification but has useful sections on it) (For additional information)



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