St James's Church of England High School

St James Church of England High School

'A National Teaching School'

September 2013

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History

KEY STAGE 4

OCR Examination

Modern World History

This 2 Year Course is open to all pupils and offers a full range of grades A*-G at GCSE

2 Examination Papers – 75%

1 piece of Controlled Assessment – 25%

 

What will Learning about History involve?

  • Presentations
  • Debates
  • Role-plays
  • Evidence handling
  • Visits to London and Germany
  • ICT use

 

What do we Study?

  • The effect of World War One
  • The rise of Hitler
  • Life in Nazi Germany
  • The Suffragettes
  • Britain before and during the First World War
  • The events learning to and including the Second World War
  • Civil Rights in the USA (Martin Luther King)

 

Why Study History?

  • History gives a valuable insight into what you see in the media everyday
  • History is one of the most valued subjects by colleges and employers as it develops independent and critical thinking skills which are most valued by employers.
  • It helps you make sense of our world.
  • If you want to stand out from the crowd, then study History!

 

Careers within History

  • Television
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Teaching
  • Computer programming
  • Animation
  • And many more…