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Course SummaryThis extensive study guide is a tool you can use to review societal, cultural, political and religious facts about British history. Using this course is a quick and easy way you can review topics appearing on the Independent Schools Examination Board (ISEB) Common Entrance 13+ History exam.
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11 chapters in ISEB Common Entrance Exam at 13+ History: Study Guide & Test Prep
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About This Course
This course is designed to cover British historical events and figures, from British industrialization to the Tudor Period. You will refer to lessons addressing kings, queens, peasants, religious figures, conflicts and reform. You can review details about the Crusades, the Black Death, medieval literature, revolutions, class systems, women's rights and more. Each of these topics is covered in the ISEB Common Entrance 13+ History exam.
About the Exam
Students in Year 8 typically take the ISEB Common Entrance 13+ History exam to determine if they can enter a senior independent school in the U.K. Exam sessions are in November, January and May/June. The History exam is a non-compulsory exam that students can choose from a wide range of subjects. Format of this exam can be online or paper-based, depending on the school, but most use the paper-based format. There are no set scoring standards for ISEB exams; scoring varies from school to school.
ISEB Common Entrance 13+ History Exam Preparation & Registration
You will find all topics covered in the ISEB Common Entrance 13+ History exam discussed in this course. Lessons will provide details about the Norman Conquest, 14th century peasant revolts, history of castles, the English Reformation, the English Civil War, the Crimean War and the American Revolution. You will find lessons devoted to such individuals as King Edward I, II and III, King Richard III, Queen Elizabeth I, Joan of Arc, John Bunyan, Robert Walpole and famous prime ministers. Also learn about Great Britain's industrialization, reformation and religious movements as well as British wars and political history.
Short video and text lessons take only 5-10 minutes to review and are accessible at any time, on any device. Self-assessment quizzes help you measure how much you know about each topic as you move through this course.
Students are typically registered to take ISEB exams by the prep school they are attending. If parents need to complete the registration process, registration forms are available for download on the ISEB website. Parents can send the completed form and a check for examination fees in the mail or email the form and pay by credit card via telephone.
The ISEB Common Entrance 13+ History exam is administered by the Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB), which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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