DATES:  Thursday 28 February 2019: 4pm (1hr)
Thursday 02 May 2019: 4pm (1hr)

CODE: 7394



This dynamic and fast-paced on-line course is designed to help students get the absolute most out of their 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, how to approach the Historic Environment and Similarity 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.



  • Gain a clear understanding of how to revise and answer Historic Environment questions

  • Look closely at how to produce excellent answers on the difficult Similarity questions

  • Understand how to get into the top mark bands in all your answers

  • Take away best practice example answers

  • Increase your understanding of excellent revision methods for AQA History Paper 2

  • 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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