Y8 Options - History
Head of Department:
Mr D Bowker
What Will I Study?
Students will study
Paper 1: Thematic Study and Historic Environment (1H10/10)
- Medicine in Britain, c1250-present and The British sector on the Western Front, 1914-18: injuries, treatment and the trenches.
Paper 2: Period Study and British Depth Study (1H10/B4&26/7)
- Early Elizabethan England
- Superpower Relations and the Cold War 1941-91
Paper 3: Modern Depth (1H10/31)
- Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939
What Skills Will I Develop?
Analysis, evaluation and ability to use sources to make substantiated judgements
How Will I Be Assessed?
There will be three examinations:
Paper 1 and Paper 3 will be a choice of questions with a mixture of knowledge based and source-based questions.
Paper 1 & paper 3 will be for 1 hour and 20 minutes each and account for 30% each.
Paper 2 – will be a choice of knowledge driven questions and enquiry based.
Paper 2 will be for 1hour and 45 minutes and will account for 40% of the total marks
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