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Revising the Norman Conquest for the SHP (OCR B) GCSE

These revision materials for the OCR B depth study on the Norman Conquest have been produced by Stuart Farley (SHP Regional Adviser for the South East and Subject Lead for History at Upper Shirley High School) and Megan Thomas (Head of History at Swanmore College). For each of the five sections, the resources include: A Powerpoint A revision storyboard An exam practice sheet Please click here to a...

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Beyond the textbook: effective teaching for the new OCR B (SHP) GCSE

When we ask teachers what they and their students are enjoying about new OCR B (SHP) GCSE they nearly always mention three things: the varied and interesting historical content the clear structure of the course and of individual studies the human interest that lies at the heart of each study The twelve textbooks that SHP has produced with our publishing partner Hodder Education attempt to enhance ...

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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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