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Key Stage 4 History: Maximising Performance at GCSE

How better learning activities linked to types of exam questions is the key to better results

Open Training Course Open Course
Inhouse Training Course In-house

Suitable for: History teachers and heads of department keen to maximise the achievement of students at key stage 4.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7632WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now

This course will help you get to grips with the demands of the new GCSE History course, and explore techniques that will help your students feel more confident in the examination. You will also learn some simple, tried and tested effective techniques that really do maximise progress.

  • Base lessons around the exam, not the content
  • Enhance History examination skills
  • Develop effective revision techniques
  • Understand the new Historic Environment requirements


The Examination
  • What’s new?
  • Where to start?
  • Assessment objectives
Developing essential skills
  • Why take notes?
  • Teaching strategies
  • Peer assessment
Using evidence — sources and interpretations
  • Developing evidence skills – primary and secondary sources
  • Interpretations
  • Strategies for success
Historic environment and revision techniques
  • Historic environment – demands and strategies
  • Effective SMART revision
  • Review and share

Mon 9th Jul 2018

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Thu 4th Oct 2018

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Wed 20th Jun 2018

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Fri 7th Dec 2018

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Wed 27th Jun 2018

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Tue 27th Nov 2018

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Thu 27th Sep 2018

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