Key Stage 4
The History GCSE exam is with Edexcel and made up of 5 units within three exams that are completed at the end of Year 11:
Study in Depth (World History) – American West : 1830-95
Skills/Source Study of Modern History – USA at Home and Abroad : 1954-1975
Study in Depth (British History) – Elizabethan England : 1558-1588
Study of Change Over Time (World History) – Medicine Through Time : 1250 – now (present day) and The Western Front (1914-1918)
KS4 pupils also study two non-examined units of Conflict in the Middle East and The Changing Role of Women 1950-1970. This is to help them develop their skills prior to their GCSE studies.
Here is a recommended wider reading list for KS4 pupils.