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What will I study on the course?

Unit 1: A Study in Depth – Depression, War and Recovery 1930 -1951. 25% of qualification. 1-hour exam

Unit 2: A Study in Depth -- Germany in Transition 1919 -1939. 1-hour exam 25% of qualification. This unit is a study of the rise to power of Adolf Hitler and what it was like to live in Germany under the Nazi regime.

Unit 3: A Thematic Study – Changes in crime and punishment, 1500 to the present day

This unit is a study of the events and personalities, which have shaped the causes of crime, policing and the changing methods used to combat crime and the changing methods of punishment. 30% of qualification 1 hour 15min

Unit 4: An investigation into an issue of historical debate or controversy. This will account for 20% of the final GCSE grade.

How will I learn?

You will join other students to receive five hours of tuition with an experienced teacher of History and to participate in various group activities.

You will use a variety of sources of information including books, DVDs, power point presentations and the internet. You will learn by asking questions and making notes, mind maps and diagrams for reference when you revise. Once the course gets underway, you will have about one piece of work per week, usually an investigation using a variety of different sources.

For more information regarding this course, please see our KS4 information booklet here.