Year 10 GCSE History Course details Examination board OCR 1937 syllabus B Modern World History Coursework requirements Two pieces of coursework Both pieces will be on America 1920/30s Up to 2000 words each These will be undertaken in Year 11 (25%) Final papers Paper 1 (45%) Core international relations and chosen depth study (Germany) Paper 2 (30%) Source evaluation on “How did British society change, 1906-18
In Year 10 we concentrate on 3 key questions from the core content on International Relations focusing on the inter-war period 1919-1939. In addition to these we also study the British depth study for paper two
1.Were the Peace treaties of 1919-23 fair?
What were the motives and aims of the Big three at Versailles?
Why did all of the victors not get everything they wanted?
What was the immediate impact of the peace treaty on Germany up to 1923?
Synopsis: How were British people effected by all this change?
Reasons for the Liberal reforms; poverty in 1906
The Childrens’ charter, old age pensions 1909, Labour exchanges 1909, The National Insurance Act 1911
The arguments for and against female suffrage, the WSPU and the NUWSS- their leaders, activities and the reactions of the authorities
Women in employment during WW1, the 1918 Representation of the People Act
New Government powers – DORA, 1914, conscription rationing, use of propaganda, and their impact on civilian life, mood of the British people at the end of the war and different attitudes about what should happen to Germany