GCSE OCR A History A955 Exam Preparation Pack: Public Health in Britain 1800–1914

GCSE OCR A History: A955 Exam Preparation Pack

Unique material, focused exam training and orginal sources with mock exams.

Specifically tailored for the New 2015 OCR A Historical Source Investigations.

BRAND NEW is this year’s Public Health Exam Preparation Pack, carefully designed to give your students the best possible preparation for this exam.

Includes:

  • Clear and concise notes cover all the content students need on this year’s special topic – more in-depth than the textbook!
  • Over 20 interesting and varied sources. Match each exam board’s style and allow typical questions
  • Four mock exams on each theme with mark schemes included.
  • Includes sample exam questions with answer planning grids, model answers and marking grids
  • Impressed with the overall level of detail and the amount of written sources, both of which are needed for this new specification.I was impressed by both the amount of original sources used and the number of practice papers. There were sources I have not used before and a thorough amount of supporting tasks for students to complete.It matches the content very well and is focused pertinently upon the ‘source investigation’ nature of the examination paper to be sat. – M Middlemiss, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

    Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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OCR B Unit A017: The USA, Land of Freedom? 1945-75: Sources for Success Pack

OCR B Unit A017: The USA, Land of Freedom? 1945-75: Sources for Success Pack

Develop students’ source-based skills for exam success with this all-in-one resource. Organised into three key sections:

  • An Introduction to Sources: Everything students need to know about approaching sources for GCSE History, with annotated examples. The OCR core skills of ‘using contextual knowledge’, ‘inferring’, ‘usefulness & reliability’ & ‘comparison’ are clearly explained. Importantly these skills are demonstrated though sample exam questions, sample answers and examiner’s commentary.
  • The Sources: Over 35 interesting and varied sources. Each source has been intelligently selected to i) match OCR’s exam style, and ii) allow good questions that are OCR exam typical
  • Activities and Exam-style Questions: Activities develop the specific skills explained in the introduction. Exam-style questions prepare students for exam success. Mark schemes included

Resource Includes

  • Clear explanations of the OCR B core skills: ‘using contextual knowledge’, ‘inferring’, ‘purpose, reliability, & agreement’
  • Skills are demonstrated through sample exam questions, sample answers and examiner’s commentary.
  • 35+ interesting and varied sources. Each source has been carefully selected to i) match OCR B exam style, and ii) allow good questions that are OCR B typical
  • Exam-style questions prepare students for exam Success. Mark schemes included.

Price is £54 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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GCSE Edexcel B Unit 3A: Transformation of Surgery 1845-1918: Sources for Success

GCSE Edexcel B Unit 3A: Transformation of Surgery 1845-1918: Sources for Success

Develop students’ source-based skills for exam success with this all-in-one resource. Organised into three key sections:

  • An Introduction to Sources: Everything students need to know about approaching sources for GCSE History, with annotated examples.
  • The Sources: Interesting and varied sources. Each source has been carefully selected to i) match Edexcel B’s exam style, and ii) allow good questions that are Edexcel B typical.
  • Activities and Exam-style Questions: Activities develop the specific skills explained in the introduction. 3 full mock exams on each of the 3 issues; pain, infection and Blood Loss, with mark scheme.

Resource Includes

  • Clear explanations of the Edexcel B core skills: ‘using contextual knowledge’, ‘inferring’, ‘purpose, reliability, & agreement’
  • Skills are demonstrated through sample exam questions, sample answers and examiner’s commentary.
  • 35+ interesting and varied sources. Each source has been carefully selected to i) match Edexcel B exam style, and ii) allow good questions that are Edexcel B typical
  • Cloze exercises and writing grids develop students’ source skills.
  • Exam-style questions prepare students for exam Success. Mark schemes included.

‘Given the new examination resources like this will be particularly effective in providing a bank of resources that can be used to better prepare students…With only one exemplar available from Edexcel this will provide much needed material to give students much more effective practice for the examination. This could, if used effectively, help to enhance the chances of students of at least fulfilling their targeted grade.’ – T Haw, Teacher, Examiner, and Independent Reviewer

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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AS Edexcel Unit 2 A1: Henry VIII: Authority, Nation and Religion, 1509-1540 Parts 1-4

AS Edexcel Unit 2 A1:Henry VIII: Authority, Nation and Religion, 1509-1540 Parts 1-4

Clear and comprehensive notes on every aspect of Edexcel’s Henry VIII: Authority, Nation and Religion, 1509–1540 topic. Provides an in-depth analysis of all the key points so you won’t miss a thing! Divided into four sections and organised to match the Edexcel specification.

Enthuse your students

  • Key terms, ideas and important theories are highlighted throughout
  • Students engage in active learning. Consolidation questions and revision quizzes test their knowledge (answers included)
  • Talking points stimulate discussion to stretch and challenge A* students

Exam focus

  • Primary and secondary sources develop students’ understanding of how their knowledge will be applied in the exam
  • Practice exam questions with invaluable writing frames, focus students and help them develop essential source evaluation skills
  • Excellent. It is thorough and has detailed information throughout, providing information about a number of issues which other texts aimed at A-Level students pass over and do not analyse. The activities which follow are a good way of developing students subject knowledge.
    – S Aston, History Teacher & Independent Reviewer

    Price is £129 (group) — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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GCSE History: OCR A: A954 Study in Depth: The American West 1840–1895: Mind Maps

OCR A: A954 Study in Depth: The American West 1840–1895: Mind Maps

23 detailed mind maps with engaging activities for The American West 1840–1895 OCR A depth study topic. Perfect for enabling different abilities and learning styles to explore the topic in a more interesting way.

  • Enhances enjoyment and understanding of the topic – particularly for visual or weaker learners
  • Every Key Question and Focus Point is clearly labelled and summarised – perfect for revision
  • Varied activities – including research, revision and video tasks
  • Detailed teachers’ notes and support – answers and guidance for every activity
  • Provided as photocopiable master – buy PDF for colour printing

Flexible resource:

  • Provided in both A3 and A4
  • Use as wall displays or as laminated placemats
  • Active revision exercises make great homeworks

This resource will reinforce and embed students’ understanding of The American West. It has the capacity to act as end of topic plenary or as a good quality revision guide (or both!) The presentation and layout are thoughtful and engaging for pupils of all abilities – R Bailey, Head of Department and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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