ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
This will offer detailed analysis of the levels in the mark schemes and explain how they equate to grades. The demands of all questions will be covered, with explanations of how to achieve Grades 4-5, 7-8 and 9. There will be coverage of Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, 1060-88, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-88, The American West, 1835-95 and Superpower Rivalry and the Cold War, 1943-91.
BENEFITS OF THIS WEBINAR
- Students will be taken through a sample paper with explanation of how to achieve grades 4-5 and 8-9. The session will include questions covering a range of options
- There will be particular focus on the ‘account’, ‘how far’ and ‘explanation’ questions
- Opportunities for students to ask questions and seek advice
- Answers at different levels will be reviewed and key features explained
- Throughout the session, students will be provided with tips to impress the examiner, both in terms of content and questions technique
4.00 pm Introduction and explanation of the aims of the webinar
4.05 pm Explanation of the levels in the mark scheme for all questions and how these equate to grades
- What are the differences between Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4?
- How to move from one level to another; key words to use in different levels.
4.15 pm Analysis of the questions in the British Study, with explanations of the style of answers required for Grades 4-5, 7-8 and 9.
- How to tackle an ‘Explain why’ question.
- How to tackle ‘How far’ question.
4.40 pm Analysis of the questions in the World Study, with explanations of the style of answers required for Grades 4-5, 7-8 and 9.
- How to tackle the ‘Account’ question.
Malcolm taught history in comprehensive schools for many years. He was Chief Examiner and Principal Moderator for GCSE History for twenty years. He has run many courses for teachers since 2001 and believes strongly that students should be more involved in their studies. He has worked with students in more than 200 schools helping them to prepare for GCSE and A Level.