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History at Key Stage 4

GCSE History is one of the most popular options with approximately two thirds of students regularly choosing to continue their studies in the subject. From September 2012 History will be examined in a linear fashion, meaning that students will sit three exams and and complete their coursework at the end of Year 11.

EDEXCEL History A – Making of the Modern World

Unit 1 – Peace, War and International Relations, 1900-91.

Unit 2 – Germany, 1918-39.

Unit 3 – A Divided Union? USA 1945-70.

Unit 4 – Coursework (The topic of which changes every two years).

This unit is completed by students writing in controlled conditions in class.

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