Download AQA GCSE Exam Booklets Paper 1
As a premium School History member, you can download all of the AQA GCSE Exam Booklets Paper 1 modules below:
- AA America and BA First World War
- AA America and BB Interwar Years
- AA America and BC East and West
- AA America and BD Asia
- AB Germany and BA The First World War
- AB Germany and BB The interwar Years
- AB Germany and BC East and West
- AB Germany and BD Asia
- AB Germany and BE Gulf and Afghanistan
- .... and more
Paper 1 Downloads and Specifications
For AQA Paper 1: Understanding the Modern World, students are required to write on one topic from Section A: Period Studies, and one topic from Section B: Wider World Depth Studies.
(NOTE: For the year of 2021, GCSE exams in the UK will not go ahead and will be replaced by a form of teacher-assessed grades, with training and support provided to ensure these are awarded fairly and consistently). For more information, visit AQA’s website.
Exam Paper Details
In Section A, there is a choice of four period studies, each with a focus on two key developments in a country's history over at least a 50 year period. In Section B, there is a choice of five wider world depth studies. These focus on international conflict and tension.
The paper has a duration of 2 hours, consists of 84 marks (4 of which are for SPaG), and account for 50% of GCSE. Section A has six compulsory questions worth 40 marks, and Section B has four compulsory questions worth 40 marks.
AQA Paper 1 (2021)
Practice exam booklets covering every AQA topic (2021 Syllabus), produced by a highly experienced AQA and OCR marker. These are fully sourced and aligned to the AQA mark scheme.
AQA Paper 1 (2020)
Practice exam booklets covering every AQA topic (2020 Syllabus), produced by a highly experienced AQA and OCR marker. These are fully sourced and aligned to the AQA mark scheme.