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Oct 17, 2014

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History IGCSE International Relations, 1918-1989 & Germany, 1918-1945 INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWw ilsonW.jpg" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PRgeor ge2.jpg" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWcl emen.JPG" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWo rlando.JPG" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWf ochPO.JPG" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE

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The syllabus content consists of a compulsory core and a depth study. The compulsory core is on International Relations, 1919-1989. The depth study is Germany, 1918-1945. There are two exam papers which have a total weighting of 73%. Paper 1: Essays Paper 1 is on on the core and the depth study in the form of shorter and then longer essay style questions. Paper 1 lasts 1 hour 45 mins. Paper 2: Documents Paper 2 is on on a topic from the Core of the Boards choice. There will be a selection of documents and questions. Historically the Board chooses a 1919-1939 topic one year and a 1945-1989 topic the next. NB: The topic changes each year. 2001, League & 1930s 2002, USSR & Eastern Europe 2003, Hitler's Foreign Policy 2004, Cold War, 1945-49 2005, The Treaty of Versailles 2006, Cuba & the USA, 1958-1962 2007, The Korean War

2008; Events leading to WW2, 1939 Paper 2 lasts 2 hours. Paper 3 or Coursework Candidates must submit two pieces of coursework which have a combined weighting of 27%. Task 1 is a set of 3 essays on Hitler's rise to power Task 2 is a document paper, just like Paper 2 on the Reichstag Fire Approximate schedule Year 10 Autumn Term November Test Spring Term June Exam Autumn Term Berlin Visit January Mocks Spring Term IGCSE Exams Versailles & 1920s Target setting 1930s & Causes WW2 Target setting Germany & coursework Germany & coursework Target setting Cold War usually in early May

Year 11

The Paper 2 topic will be covered in more depth. Syllabus Aims: - acquire knowledge and understanding of the human past - investigate historical events, changes, people and issues - develop understanding of how the past has been represented and interpreted - use historical sources critically in their historical context - draw conclusions and appreciate that these and other historical conclusions are liable to reassessment in the light of new or reinterpreted evidence Assessment Objectives Objective 1: Knowledge, Organization & Communication recall, select, organise and deploy knowledge of the syllabus content Objective 2: Understanding & Empathy demonstrate an understanding of: change and continuity cause and consequence similarity and difference motives, emotions, intentions and beliefs of people in the past Objective 3: Source Enquiry & Interpretation comprehend, interpret, evaluate and use a range of sources as evidence in their historical context The skills objectives are the same as UK NC and the IB Diploma.

Y10 Summer/Y11 January Mock The Y10 Summer exam and Y11 January Mock will closely follow the IGCSE format and will typically be a 2 hour 10 mins paper including; 2 out of 5 essay questions, 1 hour & 10 mins, on International Relations in Y10, Germany in Y11 documents & questions, 1 hour on an International Relations topic

Some useful web sitesHYPERLINK "http://www.schoolshistory.org.uk" INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.activehistory.co.uk/Miscellaneous/Pictures/icons/schoolshistory_sm.gi f" \* MERGEFORMATINET HYPERLINK "http://www.HistoryGCSE.org" INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.activehistory.co.uk/Miscellaneous/Pictures/icons/historygcse.gif" \* MERGEFORMATINET HYPERLINK

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Year 10September/OctoberINCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.iwmcollections.org.uk/media/images/Art/web1art/1202-20.jpg" \* MERGEFORMATINET INCLUDEPICTURE "http://www.iwmcollections.org.uk/media/images/Art/colo/2855.jpg" \* MERGEFORMATINETDead Germans in a Trench Sir William Orpen RA The scale of the human tragedy of the First World War was unprecedented Of 65 million men mobilised, over half were killed, wounded or captured A Peace Conference at the Quai d'Orsay Sir William Orpen RADelegates seating and standing around a table. Behind them is a highly ornate and gilded room with chandeliers, cherubs, and a statue of Victory above the fireplace. Left to right (seated): Signor Orlando, Mr D Lloyd George, M Georges Clemenceau, President Woodrow Wilson); & 3 others

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Were the Peace Treaties of 1919-23 fair ?What were the motives of the Big 4 at Versailles ? Why did the victors not get everything the wanted ? What was the impact of the peace treaty on Germany ? Could the treaties be justified at the time ? Detailed Content Peace Treaties of 1919-23; roles of individuals such as Clemenceau, Wilson, Orlando & Lloyd George and in peacemaking process; impact of treaties on defeated countries; contemporary opinions about treaties.

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Versailles and Peacemaking By Dr Ruth HenigHYPERLINK "http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwone/versailles_01.shtml" http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwone/versailles_01.shtml

The Ending of World War One, and the Legacy of Peace By Professor Martin KitchenHYPERLINK "http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwone/war_end_01.shtml" http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/war/wwone/war_end_01.shtml

Visit Chateau de Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors (La Galerie des Glaces)HYPERLINK "http://www.chateauversailles.fr/en/111_The_Grand_Apartment_And_Hall_of_Mirrors.php"

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