Edexcel GCSE Exam Booklets Paper 3

Mock exam papers with detailed mark schemes designed for each of the permissible combinations of Edexcel Paper 3: Modern Depth Study

Download Edexcel GCSE Exam Booklets Paper 3

As a premium School History member, you can download all of the Edexcel GCSE Exam Booklets Paper 3 modules below:

  • 30: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917–41
  • 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39
  • 32: Mao’s China, 1945–76
  • 33: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad
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Paper 3 Downloads and Specifications

For Edexcel Paper 3: Modern Depth Study, students are required to write on one of four possible topics.

(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. For more information on how these will work, please visit Edexcel’s website.)

Exam Paper Details

In Paper 3, students will write an exam that is 1 hour and 20 minutes in length, and consists of 52 marks. It is split into Section A and Section B, and accounts for 30% of the total.

The topics students can write on include:

  • 30: Russia and the Soviet Union, 1917–41
  • 31: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918–39
  • 32: Mao’s China, 1945–76
  • 33: The USA, 1954–75: conflict at home and abroad

Section A consists of students answering a question based on a provided source and a question that assesses their knowledge and understanding. Section B consists of students answering a single four-part question, based on two provided sources and two provided interpretations.

Edexcel Paper 3 (2021)

Practice exam booklets covering every Edexcel topic, produced by a highly experienced AQA and OCR marker. These are fully sourced and aligned to the Edexcel mark scheme.

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Edexcel Paper 3 (2020)

Practice exam booklets covering every Edexcel topic, produced by a highly experienced AQA and OCR marker. These are fully sourced and aligned to the Edexcel mark scheme.

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