GCSE/IGCSE history

Prepare your history classes ahead of this year’s final assessments with this selection of ready-to-use study materials. From teacher-led revision lessons and exam-style practice questions to revision games and knowledge organisers to support learners with their independent study, there’s something to engage every student.

GCSE and iGCSE history revision resources

Exam questions and practice papers for history

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!
How to decode a history question
anna jordan

How to decode a history question

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Guide for students to help them work out what is being asked in a history exam question and recognise the basic structure of the answer required. \[to help them write the answer, see 'how to help students write essays' on TES\]
IGCSE History Paper 1 model answers and techniques
StuartRatcliffe

IGCSE History Paper 1 model answers and techniques

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This is a guide to the IGCSE History Paper 1 exam. It contains a breakdown of each type of question - a), b) and c). It contains mind maps and model answers for every unit for Option B, with Germany 1918-45 as the depth study. It also contains useful facts, quotes and statistics for each unit. All m...

Teacher-led history 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.
Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan GCSE
beckymm

Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan GCSE

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GCSE Lesson on Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan. No textbook needed. 4 levels of differentiated tasks including source analysis and video of Truman's speech with questionning. Worksheet to complete during lesson that creates a single page worth of revision on the topics - includes key phrases they ...

Student-led history revision activities

AQA History GCSE B '5 a day' starters revision pack.
awhite129

AQA History GCSE B '5 a day' starters revision pack.

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Various 5 questions per sheet to use as a starter for lessons to aid revision and recall. Idea is to use one of these per lesson. Idea seen on twitter but adapted for History AQA. Questions relate to AQA History GCSE Modern World: Topic 1: The Origins of the First World War c1890 1914 Top...
Medicine through Time - Individuals flash cards
Polly James

Medicine through Time - Individuals flash cards

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These cards include information about the (approx) 100 individuals (!) that students learn about during the 'old' Medicine through Time course. However, it can easily be adapted for the new Health and the People course by removing all of the Ancient World ones (apart from Hippocrates and Galen). ...
Versailles + Peace Treaties Revision / Knowledge Organiser
Phil @icHistory

Versailles + Peace Treaties Revision / Knowledge Organiser

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A concise revision unit summary - blank option plus completed version. Main Content The Treaty of Versailles The Big 3 Aims and Outcomes Other Treaties = St Germain, Trianon, Sevres, Nueilly. What was the impact of on Germany by 1923? Could the Treaties Be Justified? You may also find useful ...
Cambridge IGCSE History: Paper 1 /2 Structure Strips
mike Morley

Cambridge IGCSE History: Paper 1 /2 Structure Strips

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Handy structure strips that cover the different types of questions for IGCSE papers 1 / 2 in History They are very useful when preparing students for exam preparation, assessments and writing up questions in lessons. The students also use these to make their own structure strips for revision.
Germany Revision Flashcards  9-1 AQA
PilgrimHistory

Germany Revision Flashcards 9-1 AQA

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* AQA GCSE 9-1, Germany 1890-1945: Democracy and Dictatorship * In a bid to get my Year 11's revising and focusing on knowledge, I devised these 84 flashcards to use in a revision session. They have proved a great success and it also gives the students something to take home and revise. * I also us...
Henry Viii and Cromwell GCSE Revision
Griff-Griff

Henry Viii and Cromwell GCSE Revision

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A short GCSE revision video to help with History on Henry VIII and his Ministers. This second video looks at Henry VIII's relationship with Thomas Cromwell and his time in power. Designed for Edexcel/Pearson (1-9.) but would help for general knowledge or other purposes too.
GCSE Weimar Republic REVISION!
katylou1

GCSE Weimar Republic REVISION!

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For teaching Edexcel GCSE 9-1 **Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939** This is a specially made **revision booklet** for revising: * Impact of WW1 on Germany * Creation of the Weimar Republic * Weimar Constitution * Treaty of Versailles Includes: * Breakdown of information for each topic * Range of t...
Medicine Through Time Revision Tarsia
maxblackburn

Medicine Through Time Revision Tarsia

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This Tarsia puzzle covers the topic of the Medicine Through Time. This puzzle covers aspects of a range of time periods. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision and intervention sessions. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revi...
IGCSE History content and revision
StuartRatcliffe

IGCSE History content and revision

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A booklet covering the 2015- 17 iGCSE History syllabus, with Germany 1918-1945 as the chosen depth study. Note that the new 2015 content on the Middle East is not yet included. Updated 28th July 2016 - Treaty of Versailles section updated, new graphics and information. Any queries contact me ...

Knowledge organisers for history

AQA History Edward & Mary Knowledge Organisers
emjank

AQA History Edward & Mary Knowledge Organisers

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All of the essential information on Edward and Mary on 1 sheet. Can be pasted to PowerPoints or made into flash cards. Knowledge quizzes to come which are based upon these sheets. Students said they helped them to feel revision was manageable.
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...
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History: American West revision handouts
Jack Harris

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History: American West revision handouts

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4 sheets summarising key themes of the American West c.1830-95: * Settlement of the West * Destruction of the Indian way of life * Rise and fall of the cattle industry * Law and Order in the west These sheets show events in the American West as a narrative timeline - useful for general revision or ...

Revision games for history

Elizabethan England: Emoji Revision
j_leemosley

Elizabethan England: Emoji Revision

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Created for a revision task where students roll dice to decide upon an emoji and must then link it in someway to something we have learnt about the topic e.g Ship = Spanish Armada or baby = succession crisis . It worked well with by lower ability students having something to visualize we then began ...

GCSE/IGCSE revision resources

Support your students in the run-up to May with this bumper collection of GCSE revision and IGCSE revision resources.

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Student support resources

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