DATES:  Wednesday 27 February 2019: 4pm (1hr)
Wednesday 01 May 2019: 4pm (1hr)

CODE: 7393



This dynamic and fast-paced on-line course is designed to help get the absolute most out of students’ GCSE performance. An experienced senior examiner takes you through the requirements of the GCSE questions in a clear and accessible style so that questions are decoded and analysed. You’ll discover what examiners want when certain command words are used, such as the Utility and Write an Account questions and be able to compare your responses with graded answers so that high level thinking is routinely displayed in your work. This webinar is relevant to all options.



  • Learn exactly what the examiners are looking for in the Utility and Write an Account questions

  • Improve your exam technique in the key areas where students lost marks last year

  • Take away best practice example answers

  • Understand how best to tackle Paper 1 for high results

  • Increase your understanding of excellent revision methods for AQA History Paper 1

  • This course includes a set of course notes which will be sent in advance of the course and which you will be able to use



All students of AQA GCSE History

Dr Paul Johnson

Paul is an experienced examiner, Deputy Head and trainer with more than 35 years’ teaching experience in a range of educational contexts. He is a Senior Examiner with a leading examination board, a former Principal Moderator and the author of a number of text books and articles on the craft of history teaching. He could recently be heard on BBC radio giving advice on Revision Hacks for parents and students.

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