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GCSE AQA History
for teaching from September 2016 onwards

Paper 1:
Period Studies & Wider World Depth Studies

Students study ONE Period Study & ONE Wider World Depth Studies

Section A: Period Studies
Focus on key developments in a country's history over at least a 50 year period.

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Section B: Wider World Depth Studies
Focus on international conflict and tension.

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Paper 1 Exam: One hour & 45 minutes

Section A: six compulsory questions
Section B: four compulsory questions

Paper 2:
Shaping the Nation

Students study ONE Thematic Study & ONE British Thematic Study

Thematic Studies
Key developments in Britain over a long period.

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British Thematic Studies
Study of a specific historic environment.

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Paper 2 Exam: One hour & 45 minutes

Section A: four compulsory questions
Section B: four compulsory questions