Learning & Achieving Together

Key Stage 4 History

Applied History:  Level 1/2 Certificate

History:  GCSE

Applied History

Students study four units covering a wide range of history from the medieval period to the 20th century and incorporate a variety of practical aspects such as the use of ICT to investigate the past, and the marketing and management of heritage sites.

This course is ideal for any student who enjoys history but also wants the chance to make links with the world of work and develop ICT and creative skills.

History (OCR Schools History Project syllabus)

  • Medicine through time

  • Israeli and Palestinian conflict

  • Germany 1919 –1945

Assessment and Examinations (OCR)

Applied History

The course is assessed by both controlled assessment and examination.


Written examination: The Medicine Through Time and Germany units

Controlled Assessment: The Israeli and Palestinian unit