History GCSE

Full Name of Specification

AQA GCSE History

Exam board specification link


Name of textbook if used

AQA America Inequality and Opportunity 1920-1973

AQA Health and the People C1000-Present

AQA Conflict and Tension 1918-1945/Elizabethan England

What is (name of the course)?

GCSE History

Why study this course?

GCSE History informs you about the past. It is a fascinating subject as you will find out about what the world was like in times gone by. What people did. Who governed them. Wars. Scandals. There’s something for everybody. So much has happened in the history of this planet, there’s bound to be something you’ll like learning about.

What can you expect from this course?

To be challenged in terms of subject knowledge and ability to express yourself, but be fascinated by what you learn.

How is it assessed?

Two papers at the end of Year 11

What are the entry requirements?


What can I do after completing this qualification?

Study A Levels in History or similar.

What will I study? (include unit numbers and names)

Subject code: RC

America inequality and opportunity 1920-1973

Health and the People C1000-Present

Conflict and Tension 1918-1945

Elizabethan England

Additional activities within this subject



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