This summer, Year 11 students face the challenge of new GCSE history specifications that are assessed entirely through terminal exams. Successful revision strategies will be crucial if your students are to do well in their GCSE exams. So what are the important things to remember as you help them to prepare for the three papers for the GCSE History B (SHP)?
I believe that it is essential that all your students have well-structured and detailed notes for each part of the course. You could achieve this by:
Use a range of strategies to make revision engaging and fun. For instance:
Guide them in the expectations of each question-type. For example:
I highly recommend the below resources which you and your students can refer to as you prepare for these exams.
The SHP e-news will alert you to other revision resources in the lead up to the summer exams so make sure you’ve visited our website and signed up to our mailing list.
Michael Riley - Director at Schools History Project (SHP)
Michael has been Director at SHP since 2008. He is responsible for the strategic direction of SHP, ensuring that the project provides an independent source of ideas and experience for the teaching of history in schools. He also organises the annual conference and regional courses, maintains the website and represents SHP at external meetings. Michael is involved in the development of SHP-Hodder publications.