Specification at a glance

 

GCSE History A - Full Course
EITHER

Unit 1A: Medicine Through Time (91401A)

Written Paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 54* marks - 35% - Study in Development 

OR

UNIT 1B: Media Through Time (91401B)

Written Paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 54* marks - 35% - Study in Development 

PLUS ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

Unit 2A: The American West, 1840-1895 (91402A)

Written Paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 64^ marks - 40% - Enquiry in Depth

Unit 2B: Britain, 1815-1851 (91402B)

Written Paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 64^ marks - 40% - Enquiry in Depth 

Unit 2C: Elizabethan England, 1558-1603 (91402C)

Written Paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 64^ marks - 40% - Enquiry in Depth

Unit 2D: Germany, 1919-1945 (91402D)

Written Paper - 1 hour 45 mins - 64^ marks - 40% - Enquiry in Depth

PLUS

Unit 3: Historical Enquiry - History Around Us (91403)

Controlled Assessment - 40 marks - 25%

British History

 

GCSE History A - Short Course
EITHER

Unit 4A: Medicine Through Time (91404A)

Written Paper - 1 hour 20 mins - 42** marks - 50%

OR

Unit 4B: Media and Mass Communication Through Time (91404B)

Written Paper - 1 hour 20 mins  - 42** marks - 50%

PLUS

Unit 3: Historical Enquiry - History Around Us (91403)

Controlled Assessment - 40 marks - 50%

British History 

 * This mark is made up of 50 marks for content plus 4 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar.

^ This mark is made up of 60 marks for content plus 4 marks for spelling, punctutation and grammar.

** This mark is made up of 38 marks for content plus 4 marks for spelling, punctuation and grammar.