Year 10 GCSE American West

Topics Covered

Students follow the AQA exam board and will sit two exams at the end of Year 11.

Year 10

Paper 1: Understanding the modern world

America, 1840–1895: Expansion and consolidation

Conflict and tension, 1894–1918

Paper 2: Shaping the nation

 Britain: Health and the people: c1000 to the present day

Elizabethan England, c1568–1603 which includes an environmental study of Hardwick Hall.

Assessment Information

Over the two year course students will be assessed regularly during lesson time and at least once a Half Term formally. There is no coursework in GCSE History.