GCSE Citizenship Studies

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2018
  • Specification code: 8100
  • QAN code: 601/8595/8

Our new GCSE Citizenship Studies specification will motivate and educate your students to become thoughtful and active citizens who engage intelligently and enthusiastically with public life.

Students will gain knowledge of democracy, government and law, and develop the ability to create sustained, well balanced arguments. Communication skills are increasingly sought after by employers: our specification will enhance students’ writing and speaking styles.

See below for some of the fantastic free resources we’ve created to help you teach this new specification.

Specification

Specification at a glance

Sample papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

1

Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

All planning resources

Teach

5

Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources

Assess

7

Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

All assessment resources

Key dates

  • 12 June 2019 Exam for GCSE Citizenship Studies Paper 1 (8100/1)
    Series: June 2019
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1h 45m
  • 17 June 2019 Exam for GCSE Citizenship Studies Paper 2 (8100/2)
    Series: June 2019
    Start time: am
    Duration: 1h 45m

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Tel: 01483 477791
Email: citizenship@aqa.org.uk