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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

GCSE

Pupils at Cookstown High School who take History to Key Stage 4 will study from the AQA specification.

They will study the following topics:

Paper 1 (worth 37.5% of GCSE)

  • The origins of WWI
  • Peace-making after WWI
  • Hitler’s Foreign Policy and the origins of WWII

Paper 2 (worth 37.5% of GCSE)

  • Germany, 1919-1939
  • Hitler’s Germany, 1929-1939
  • Vietnam War

Controlled assessment (worth 25% of GCSE)

  • The British people at war assessed through two pieces of written work