GCSE History revision: Notes, past papers and cheat sheet resources

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Here are some top resources to make your GCSE History revision that much easier.

With GCSE History exams here for 2018, we round up all the best resources. From free History revision notes to cheat sheets and past papers, here's all you need.

A GOOD revision text book

For just over a fiver (at the time of writing), we suggest investing in the CGP textbook written for your specific course.

Past papers and example questions

Past and example papers are a great way to revise and get real exam experience. Here are the links to the latest GCSE History courses. Check with your school to know which exam board you're sitting.

GCSE History Past Papers
AQA Past papers: here!
OCR Past papers: here!
For Edexcel and Pearson Past papers: here!

Example questions
You can also test yourself on this website which has plenty of example questions to put your revision to the test.

GCSE History revision notes

Supplement your own revision notes with free ones online.

BBC Bitesize
The classic BBC Bitesize website is still going strong. It contains hundreds of revision notes for GCSE History, covering AQA, OCR A and B, Edexcel, WJEC, Eduqas and CCEA.

This website contains over 14,000 GCSE history resources shared by both students and teacher. They cover the various topics across all exam boards.

Modern History
These History revision notes offer coverage of modern history topics including the World Wars, the Cold War and American history.

OxNotes' history revision notes are ideal if you're studying GCSE History on the Edexcel Exam board specifically.

School History
School History provides history revision resources for GCSE, IGCSE as well as A Level. A membership is required.

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