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We are pleased to announce that our new GCSE (9-1) Ancient History qualification is accredited for first teaching in 2017.
Our GCSE (9-1) Ancient History specification provides a broad, coherent and rewarding study of the history of the ancient world. Familiar, popular topics have been retained whilst new, exciting topic areas have been added to create an appealing study of the ancient world.
Assessment in Welsh will not be available for this qualification (J198).
Inspiring a love of Classics for lifelong learning – The opportunity to study a range of significant individuals, societies and events which will inspire and motivate learners to engage further with the classical world
A more personalised course – A range of options, with no prohibited routes and maximum flexibility in creating your course of study
Engaging and exciting content – Looking at defining characters from history such as Alexander the Great, Cleopatra and Hannibal.
Straightforward assessment – The specification provides clear, fair assessments which examine relevant, engaging content.
Support and guidance – Our Classics team have a love of the subject and extensive experience that we are eager to share. We’ll provide a range of high quality, creative resources which will grow throughout the lifetime of the specification.
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Accredited specification for the new GCSE (9-1) Ancient History qualification.
This document presents the prescribed literary and visual sources in a pre-made workbook which can be used in the classroom.
This factsheet provides you with information on moving from the old OCR specification to the reformed OCR GCSE (9-1) specification.
This guide shows you how the Cleopatra depth study could be taught in order to help build your own scheme of work.
This guide shows you how the From Tyranny to Democracy depth study could be taught in order to help build your own scheme of work.