DATE:  Monday 14 October 2019 4pm (1hr)

CODE: 7499


Provide your students with key advice for their NEA preparation through this focused one-hour webinar on AQA A-level History Component 3

This webinar includes a set of notes which will be sent in advance for teachers to use with their students, and which students will be able to use after the webinar to improve their exam revision.


  • Access tips to support students in preparing to achieve the very best results
  • Gain in-depth understanding of the most challenging areas of the NEA
  • Obtain top level strategies for producing excellent answers
  • Focus on top mark band requirements
  • Avoid common faults and mistakes
  • Best practice revision tips and guidance from an AQA expert
  • A set of resources that will be sent in advance of the course that you will be able to use immediately to support your independent studies

This interactive webinar will provide your students with:

  • A specific focus on how to tackle the most challenging areas of the NEA, covering:
  • Research and question setting
  • Covering the full 100-year period properly
  • Assessing value in primary sources
  • Selecting and evaluating the interpretations
  • Understanding the Assessment Objectives and their significance


Introduction, welcome and sound check

Understanding the Assessment Objectives 

  • AO1, AO2, AO3 explained

Topic 1: ensuring that you select the right question

  • Ensuring coverage of the 100 years
  • Creating sufficient debate and challenge

Activity 1:  Plan out an introduction

  • Analysing student responses

Topic 2 : Selecting suitable interpretations

  • What to look for when choosing your interpretations
  • Analysing and challenging interpretations

Topic 3 : The primary sources

  • Effective source selection
  • How to evaluate ‘value’ effectively

Activity :  Ensuring that you answer the overall question well

  • Making sure you meet the new word limit
  • Reviewing student responses

Final tips

Keith Milne

Keith has over 25 years teaching and examining experience. He is a Senior Moderator with a major exam board and has authored and advised on a series of popular books including those detailing how to succeed with the NEA. He leads a number of courses exploring the routes to success at A Level History.

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