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)
Social Science conference in June of Year 12
Visit to the Crown Court in January of Year 13.