Subject Key Information

Breakdown of Course

Edexcel 9-1 History

  • Paper 1: Medicine in Britain, c1250-present 30%
  • Paper 2: Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1945-92 and Early Elizabethan England 1558-1585 40%
  • Paper 3: The USA: Conflict at Home and Abroad, 1955-1975 30%

Name of booklet and where it can be purchased (i.e. school, Amazon, etc)

Recommended revision guides are available for purchase from Amazon – we suggest the Pearson ones.

Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1580

ISBN: 978-1292169712 – Price: £5.81

Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91

ISBN: 978-1292169750 – Price: £5.81

Medicine in Britain c1250-present

ISBN: 978-1292169729 – Price: £5.81

USA: Conflicts at Home and Abroad, 1954-1975

ISBN: 978-1292169767 – Price: £5.99

Subject Revision Tips

  • Attend catch-up sessions. Dates and times are on the revision classroom.
  • Use SRS like Anki or Quizlet to help with revision.
  • Complete your Cornell Note summaries at the end of each lesson.
  • Study in 20 minute chunks, alternating between the different exam units.
  • Use the PiXL app to do quick revision.
  • Use the HA Student Zone to find podcasts and articles.
  • Use the Khan Academy material you have been sent the links to (Note: this was only sent to those who signed up to the revision classroom).

Suggested Revision Website

  • Historical Association Student Zone has a lot of information, here is just a sample history.org.uk
  • PiXL History App If you have forgotten your login ask your teacher!

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