Exam Board - OCR – History B
Students will study the following parts of the syllabus across Year 10 and 11.
Paper 1: Part 1 - International Relations 1919-1939
- The First World War Peace Treaties
- The League of Nations
- The Causes of World War Two
Paper 1: Part 2 - Mao’s China
- The CCP victory 1949
- The Economic/Social/Political impact of CCP rule in China
Paper 2: British Depth Study
- The Liberal reforms 1906-1914
- Women and the vote 1890-1918
- Britain and the First World War 1914-1918
Controlled assessment: Weimar-Nazi Germany 1919-1945
We deliver a 6 week overview of the topic. The assessment question is then released and student have one week to prepare a plan before starting their 8 controlled hours.
Paper 1 is assessed through knowledge based questions.
Describe (4 marks) Explain (6 marks) Evaluate (10 marks)
Paper 2 is assessed through primary source analysis. Students are asked to make inferences from sources about the topics studied, compare sources for similarity/difference and to evaluate sources for usefulness and reliability.
Where it leads
Progression into Higher Education such as a degree in History. Ancient History, Politics, International Relations, Law and Sociology