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Optimum Outcomes for GCSE History

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Comprehensive guide to a 100% pass rate

How to mitigate the new 2016 unknowns of:

  • the changing grade boundaries
  • demanding linear exams

Teaching strategies to secure deep pupil knowledge 

  • enquiry questions
  • active methods
  • critical thinking
  • collaborative learning

Prepare students with tools proven to maximise GCSE history marks

Demystify new expectations

  • Progress 8 measures: level-up learning
  • 2018 exams: depth, period, thematic and historic environment
  • New ideas for evaluating interpretations
  • Add value through inclusive learning experiences

Ensure your lessons go down in history

  • Plan memorable lessons to include the Big 4:
    • Engagement
    • Challenge
    • Autonomy 
    • Feedback
  • Match approaches to exam criteria
  • Encourage higher order thinking
  • Harness the power of peer learning
  • Measure outcomes using success criteria
  • Increase uptake to KS5