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OCR Ancient History GCSE

Specification code - J198 https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse/ancient-history-j198-from-2017/

Component Group 1: Greece and Persiaedit | edit source

Compulsory period study: The Persian Empire

Depth Study: One from

  • From Tyranny to Democracy, 546—483 BC
  • Athens in the Age of Pericles, 462—429 BC
  • Alexander the Great, 356—323 BC.

100 marks + 5 SPaG marks, 1 hour 45 minutes written paper, 50% of total GCSE (9–1)

Component Group 2: Rome and its neighboursedit | edit source

Compulsory period study: Foundations of Rome

Depth Study: One from

  • Hannibal and the Second Punic War, 218—201 BC
  • Cleopatra: Rome and Egypt, 69—30 BC
  • Britannia: from conquest to province, AD 43 — c. 84.

100 marks + 5 SPaG marks, 1 hour 45 minutes written paper, 50% of total GCSE (9–1)

Resources

Textbooks

OCR Ancient History GCSE Component 1- Greece and Persia; By Sam Baddeley, Paul Fowler, Lucy Nicholas and James Renshaw. Published by Bloomsbury

OCR Ancient History GCSE Component 2 - Rome; By Paul Fowler, Christopher Grocock and James Melville. Published by Bloomsbury

Facebook group

Ancient History GCSE (Home Education) Facebook group

https://www.facebook.com/groups/650183262571585

Websites

The Classics Library https://www.theclassicslibrary.com/

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