Key History for GCSE:Russia and the USSR: 1900-1995. By Richard Radway. Described as "an ideal resource for GCSE, suitable for use either as a stand-alone course or as a follow-on to history for key stage 3", this heavily illustrated book for pupils and teachers provides structured coverage of all the new Modern World GCSE syllabus requirements. An accompanying teacher's resource guide with advice on coursework, photocopiable worksheets and ideas for using different media, will be published soon. Pounds 6.50. Stanley Thornes, Ellenborough House, Wellington Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1YW. Tel: 01242 228888.
Film and the Teaching of Key Stage 3 History. By Roger Nash and Keith Farley. The result of a teacher placement at the Light House Media centre in Wolverhampton, this book looks at how specific films can enhance activities in history. Information on availability from Keith Farley or Roger Nash at Wolverhampton Education Department, The Jennie Lee Community and Professional Centre, Lichfield Road, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 3HT. Tel: 01902 315911.