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Revising the Making of America for the SHP (OCR B) GCSE

This extensive collection of revision materials has been produced by Stuart Farley and Richard Kennett. It was inspired by Alex Ford’s work. The materials include: 1. An overall revision checklist …and for each section of the study: 2. A summary sheet 3. A revision sheet for students to complete 4. A PP for each revision lesson Click here to view the resources on our Google Drive.

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Revising Crime and Punishment for the SHP (OCR B) GCSE

This extensive collection of revision materials has been produced by SHP regional adviser Luke Mayhew to help GCSE students prepare for the exam questions on Crime and Punishment. They include: a Powerpoint for each of the four periods in the thematic study summary sheets to help students revise the main points for each period practice exam questions a ‘Mega Quiz’ to test students’ knowledge Pleas...

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Revising Living Under Nazi Rule for the SHP (OCR B) GCSE

This extensive collection of revision materials has been produced by Richard Kennett to help GCSE students prepare for the exam questions on Living Under Nazi Rule. They include: a Powerpoint for each of the five sections in the study summary sheets to help students revise the main points for each section practice exam questions a ‘Mega Quiz’ to test students’ knowledge Please click here to access...

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Revising the People’s Health for the SHP (OCR B) GCSE

This extensive collection of revision materials has been produced by SHP fellow Richard Kennett to help GCSE students prepare for the exam questions on The People’s Health. They include: a Powerpoint for each of the four periods in the thematic study summary sheets to help students revise the main points for each period practice exam questions a ‘Mega Quiz’ to test students’ knowledge Please click...

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A scripted drama to help students explain why William won the Battle of Hastings

Inspired by the late Kate Brennan’s work on the use of scripted drama, SHP Fellow Richard Kennett decided to write a scripted drama focusing on the events of 1066.  With support from Helen Snelson and Ian Dawson, he produced a script and character cards to to help his GCSE students explain William Duke of Normandy’s victory at the Battle of Hastings. The resource was produced for the SHP (OCR B) d...

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Extra support for the thematic study overviews

Each textbook in SHP’s new GCSE series contain sufficient knowledge to allow your highest-attaining students to achieve level 9 in the exam. At the same time, the textbooks support weaker students by providing a clear enquiry structure, engaging narratives and strong visuals. Some students who struggle with reading and writing will obviously need additional support. There are a range of strategies...

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OCR B (SHP): A case case study of summative assessment

In this case-study Jenny McCullough shares her department’s approach to summative assessment at the end of Year 10, and provides a helpful analysis of what this revealed. The approach taken here is a case-study from one particular school and should not be seen as ‘official’ OCR or SHP practice.  However, this excellent case study provides some useful insights that should help you prepare your stud...

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OCR B (SHP) Assessment Guide

This Assessment Guide has been produced by SHP to help you prepare students for the first examination in summer 2018. It provides notes on each question format, suggested timings and guidance on the features of strong answers. Click here to download the assessment guide. The Assessment Guide should be used alongside the original SAMs, the two additional sets of Practice Papers (May 2017 and Decemb...

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Planning for History Around Us: A case study of Rochester Castle

Regional adviser for the southeast, Andy Harmsworth, models planning and organising the new site study with these documents relating to Rochester Castle. HISTORY AROUND US 1 Guidance HISTORY AROUND US 2 Activity Booklet HISTORY AROUND US 3 Sources and Interpretations These resources are hosted on Google Drive. When you click on the link, a preview of the file will open in a new window. Some of the...

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