World studies

GCSE classroom resources

Explore a range of KS4 classroom resources covering different periods of conflict and tension across the modern world.

Our tried and tested worksheets, revision summaries, source analysis tasks, role plays and games will help your students understand how global events unfolded. The resources also focus on the key influences and issues in international relations during these periods of modern world history. 

Since Russian forces entered Ukraine on 24 February 2022, your students will no doubt have been asking questions about the history of relations between the two countries. Our page on Discussing the war in Ukraine with students provides background information from reliable sources to enable you and your students to answer those questions, plus thought-provoking lesson starters and discussion resources on the definition of war.