GCSE/IGCSE history revision resources

Help students consolidate their knowledge of topics and check learning and understanding with these hand-picked history revision resources perfect for older learners studying GCSE/IGCSE curriculums.

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Support KS4 history students in consolidating their learning of key topics with these stimulating revision resources

Summer exams may have been cancelled for the vast majority of students around the globe but that doesn't mean the learning needs to stop! You’ve provided them with all the facts, the sources, the interpretations and now it is time to make sure it has all sunk in. Provide your students with the tools to successfully revise topics in history, celebrate learning successes and seek out gaps in student knowledge. So why not take advantage of these teacher-created and quality assured ideas from our GCSE/iGCSE history revision collection?

Teacher-led revision lessons

Cold War Revision Lesson
BenPhilcox

Cold War Revision Lesson

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Aimed for GCSE, this lesson is based around the concept of a revision clock, and is differentiated into 3 different ones, based on lower, mid and higher ability. Instructions are all in the presentation.

Student-led revision activities

Power and the People Revision Guide
PilgrimHistory

Power and the People Revision Guide

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**AQA GCSE 9-1 Britain: Power and the People, c.1170 to the present day.** * The 33 page Revision Guide is broken down into four sections: challenging authority and feudalism, challenging royal authority, reform and reformers and equality and rights. ** * The Guide starts by explaining the 4 questi...

Knowledge organisers

All the Germany 1918-45 topics on one page
lighthousekeeper

All the Germany 1918-45 topics on one page

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Mindmap of all the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany topics for GCSE, including pointers to key questions for each sub-topic. Created originally for EdExcel iGCSE Development of Germany, but equally applicable for AQA / OCR / SHP Depth Studies with a little tweaking. Handy for planning or revisio...
Evidence Usefulness Mat KS3/KS4 Edexcel 1-9 Source based questions.
RAResources

Evidence Usefulness Mat KS3/KS4 Edexcel 1-9 Source based questions.

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This sheet is to be given to help students in KS3/4 who will be going on to take the Edexcel GCSE 1-9. It includes a 'how to' section for the 4 source type questions the students will have at GCSE, types of evidence and how to evaluate the usefulness of evidence. Along with a collection of key terms...

Exam-style assessment questions and practice papers

Conflict and Tension Revision Guide
PilgrimHistory

Conflict and Tension Revision Guide

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This is a Revision Guide tailored to the AQA Conflict and Tension 1918-1939 specification for the 9-1 GCSE. I have been inspired to write this as I have been disappointed that there has been so little out there and what there is tends to focus on content and not the new questions or the skills on h...
Elizabethan Age Eduqas/WJEC 9-1 Mock Exam Paper
allenk

Elizabethan Age Eduqas/WJEC 9-1 Mock Exam Paper

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A practice mock exam paper that can be used for the new 9-1 exam. Also includes a powerpoint that can be used for a Walk-Through Mock with tips and hints on how to approach each question. Any feedback welcome!

Topic revision games 

Nazi Germany: Revision Activities/Games
j_leemosley

Nazi Germany: Revision Activities/Games

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A collection of revision materials based around Nazi Germany but the format could be adapted for other topics. Includes, Battle Ships, Draughts (Checkers), and Ludo (Frustration). Great way to revise topics and gets students super engaged.
Ancient Medicine: Monopoly Revision Game
dmoorhouse

Ancient Medicine: Monopoly Revision Game

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A game based loosely on the board game. This activity is an engaging method of revisiting key elements of Medicine in the Ancient World. It comes complete with rules, guidance and easy to cut out currency. Prior to playing this game my own classes have completed a research project into the Ancient W...
Cold War; Superpower Relations (Revision Games)
alainechristian

Cold War; Superpower Relations (Revision Games)

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Classic Board Games adapted for revision of Cold War A-level (Superpower Relations) including who's who and Trivial Pursuit with adapted questions. I found an old version of trivial pursuit in a charity shop and printed the slides to fit the question cards and glued them on and laminated them. My cl...
Elizabeth GCSE revision game show
azreal1983

Elizabeth GCSE revision game show

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Hi This is a simple game. Pick a category, answer the question and get that much prize money, if you get it right you pick the next category and value. I haven't done true Jeopardy for any one familiar with the show, just questions and answers. It works really well with groups and buzzers. The slid...