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6th March 2019

How bad ideas take hold!

The BBC Podcast Beyond Today has a fascinating podcast about how bad ideas take hold, and links perfectly to the Medicine units across the GCSE course.

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How bad ideas take hold!

We're delighted to announce that the annual tutor2u Christmas Quiz for 2018 is now live!

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Introducing the 2018 tutor2u Christmas Quiz...with a History bonus!

A short video on one of the by-products of the Cold War. GPS was created by the U.S. military during the Cold War and designed to deliver bombs to...

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Cold War: How The Cold War Gave Us Google Maps

Weimar and Nazi Germany is a topic which is perhaps the most popular option for schools at GCSE. To me, Germany, particularly Weimar and Nazi Germany is one of the...

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Teaching Weimar and Nazi Germany at GCSE.

Wow - this could be a stunning resource to use and a great reason to get students out to the cinema for digital screenings.

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Peter Jackson's new First World War film

If you are intellectually curious, keen to make new friends, have a thirst for knowledge and wish to test-drive university learning in the heart of London’s cutting edge Knowledge...

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Pre-University Tasters at Warwick in London (History)

What a fantastic idea for revising GCSE History - use the stairs to climb towards a top grade!

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GCSE History Revision Timeline with a Difference!
24th October 2017

UK Holocaust Memorial


Today, the Government have unveiled the design for the new Holocaust Memorial near the Houses of Parliament. The video below shows the design of the new memorial which was selected...

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UK Holocaust Memorial
21st August 2017

Partition - Seventy Years On


An excellent short primer from BBC Newsnight on the partition of India seventy years ago.

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Partition - Seventy Years On

Did Margaret Thatcher save Britain? Or did she hold Britain back? Join Intelligence Squared as the explore this question. 

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Intelligence Squared: 'Margaret Thatcher saved Britain'

In the second debate on the Catholic Church, Intelligence Squared debates whether or not the Catholic Church is a force for Good in the World. 

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Intelligence Squared: The Catholic Church is a Force for Good in the World

The Elgin Marbles have caused disagreement between Greece and Britain as well as historians for over 200 years. Should Britain send them back? Or should Britain keep them? Join Intelligence Squared...

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Intelligence Squared: Should the Elgin Marbles Be Sent Back?

Dresden is often held as an example of the devastation caused by Allied bombing in the Second World War. Was it right to cause such destruction? Join Intelligence Squared to...

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Intelligence Squared: The Allied Bombing of Germany was Unjustifiable

The agreement between the Nazis and the Catholic Church is contentious. Historians have laid the claim that the Catholic Church did too little help the Jews during the Holocaust. Intelligence...

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Intelligence Squared: 'Hitler's Pope'

The Catholic Church has had a long history filled with scandal, betrayal, and crisis. Intelligence Squared debates the question that the the Catholic Church is beyond redemption. 

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Intelligence Squared: 'The Catholic Church is beyond redemption'

Your GCSEs may now be over and you should be celebrating all your hard work. The summer ahead of you will be a long one, filled with possibility and potential....

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Preparing for A Level History

Chamberlain appeased Hitler, gave in to his demands and betrayed the people of Czechoslovakia. Or did he? Intelligence Squared explores this issue with an esteemed panel of historians. 

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Intelligence Squared: Neville Chamberlain did the right thing

Join Jeffrey Sachs as he explores the quest that President John F Kennedy had for peace. In a time of rising tension between the US and other nations, Sachs reflects...

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Intelligence Squared: JFK and his quest for peace

Should Britain have fought in World War One? During the 100 year anniversary of the conflict, it is a question that is worthy of debate. Join Intelligence Squared to explore this...

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Intelligence Squared: Britain should not have fought in the First World War?

Try these GCSE History revision quizzes to help you test your knowledge and understanding of key facts and events.

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GCSE History Revision Quizzes

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