ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE

This Pearson/Edexcel GCSE History conference has been specially designed to suit schools looking to bring the student conference into their school. Covering the different question types and key topics, it can be entirely tailored by teachers to meet the needs of their particular cohort of students, including the topics, question types and activities provided, to stretch and boost students’ performance and confidence prior to the final exams.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Ensures students understand the demands of the different question types
  • Explains the differences between levels of response and how to reach the top mark bands
  • Explore techniques for coping with the content
  • Gain ideas for revision in an inter-active and entertaining environment
 DATE AND LOCATION  In-school only
CONFERENCE CODE 7858
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Conference

 

10.20-10.30 am
Introduction and Welcome


10.30-11.00am
Levels and Grades in ‘Own Knowledge’ questions

  • What is the examiner looking for in each level?
  • How do Levels match Grades?
  • How students can improve.
  • Student Activity

11.00-11.30am
Describe, Explain why, How Far?

  • How to answer each style of question at Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Examples using Anglo-Saxon and Norman England and Early Elizabethan England
  • Student Activity

11.30-11.40am
Break


11.40-12.30pm
Medicine in Britain and Crime and Punishment in Britain

  • Stages in Medicine and Crime
  • Factors of change
  • Student Activity: tackling a ‘How Far’ question.

12.30-12.50pm
The Period Study: the ‘odd one out’


12.50-13.20pm
Lunch


13.20-13.45pm
Question Box


13.45-14.00pm
Levels and Grades in ‘Source’ questions

  • What is the examiner looking for at Levels 1, 2 and 3?
  • Using ‘Own Knowledge’ in ‘Source’ questions
  • Student Activity on Germany

14.00-14.30pm:
Utility Questions

  • What is the examiner looking for?
  • ‘Does and Don’ts’
  • Examples from Germany, Medicine and Crime and Punishment
  • Student Activity

14.30-15.00 pm
‘Interpretations’ Questions

  • What is the examiner looking for?
  • Examples using Germany
  • Student Activity on Germany

15.00-15.25pm
How to do better!

  • Revision techniques
  • How to impress the examiner
  • The rule of 3
  • Revision exercises
  • Student Activities

15.25-15.35pm

Final top tips and questions

Jayne Mackay

Student £25+VAT

One free teacher place for every 10 student places
Additional teachers £35+VAT
Individual teachers £80+VAT