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GCSE History
Exemplars for Controlled Assessment 2015-2016

Topic Area 1:
Political, social and economic developments in Wales and England in the nineteenth century and the twentieth centuries

This document contains the WJEC set controlled assessment exemplars for topic area 1 that are available for award up to 2016. This should be used alongside the general guide to controlled assessment available on the WJEC website.

Topic Area 1:
Political, social and economic developments in Wales and England in the nineteenth century and the twentieth centuries

Exemplar Tasks

1. The Rebecca Riots
2. Jack the Ripper’s London
3. The Depression of the 1930s
4. Quarrying in North Wales
5. Life in the 1960s


Controlled Assessment is a compulsory unit for GCSE History.

Please note the following advice:

These exemplars are written in a consistent style to ensure comparability of demand. These exemplars can be used for entry in any year of the current specification. Centres must change their controlled assessment tasks each year Centres must submit a proposal form for each two year cycle demonstrating to WJEC that they are using different tasks in consecutive years. Centres who are not studying any British history in their examined units must select controlled assessment tasks that focus on British history. Centres cannot mix and match parts (a) and (b) from different tasks. The controlled assessment unit can only be entered at the end of the course. Candidates must complete the controlled assessment tasks selected by the centre for that particular year. Centres are allowed to write their own controlled assessment tasks. This is called contextualisation. If this choice is made, the tasks must replicate the style of the exemplars entirely and approval must be gained from a WJEC consultative moderator.

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