Students must complete both components (01 and 02) to be awarded the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Ancient History.
The compulsory period study focuses on the Persian Empire under Cyrus the Great, Cambyses II, Darius I and Xerxes I. Students develop their understanding of the unfolding narrative of substantial developments and issues associated with this period.
Students study one depth study from the three on offer:
The compulsory longer period study focuses on the kings of Rome and the early Roman Republic, with an emphasis on the most interesting events and characters.