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Ribston Hall High School

Ribston HallHigh School

Teachers: Mrs H Williams (Curriculum Lead for Social Sciences).


Sociology is the study of society and is a stimulating subject in which students achieve a greater understanding of the society in which they live. It will help to develop critical and analytical skills which are seen by employers and universities as essential for a changing world and an increasingly competitive marketplace.


Key Stage 5:

Exam Board: AQA

Topics covered: Families and Households, Education and Research Methods, Beliefs, Crime & Deviance with Theory and Methods. 



Paper 1 – Education with Methods in Context (1 ½ hour written examination)

Paper 2 – Topics in Sociology and Research Methods - Families and Households (1 ½ hour written examination)


Paper 1 - Education with Research Methods and Methods in Context (2 hour written examination)

Paper 2 – Topics in Sociology – Families and Households and Beliefs in Society (2 hour written examination)

Paper 3 – Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods (2 hour written examination)

Extra Curricular:

Social Science conference in June of Year 12

Visit to the Crown Court in January of Year 13.