1. The Sociology courses at GCSE and A level are aimed at students who are interested in exploring the changes taking place in our society today.
The course involves a critical look at the impacts of a range of factors on the lives of people in the UK and abroad. It considers the sociological explanations for the trends and patterns of change in our society and examines the tools sociologists use to research and analyse these changes.
2. Are there annual events that take place within the subject or do you do something different that makes your subject stand out?.
3. Special in-school facilities (labs, library with librarian, instruments, design/tech equipment etc)
Any careers and stakeholder involvement in curriculum planning and delivery e.g. visits from authors, to universities, from industry, community projects (identify the year group if applicable)
4. Extracurricular activities linked to the subject offered both at lunchtime and after school, this could also include regular residential trips/field work.
5. Highlight any apps/ or resources that students will use.
Qualification Name:GCSE Sociology
Exam Board: AQA
Website Link: https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/sociology/gcse/sociology-8192
Exam and Coursework Information: 2 Exams; Paper 1 The Sociology of Education and Families, Paper 1 The Sociology of Crime & Deviance and Social Stratification (each written exam is 1 hour 45 minutes, 100 marks, 50% of GCSE)
Contact Name:Dan Frater / Sophie Donohoe
Contact e-mail:email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualification Name: A Level Sociology
Exam Board: AQA
Exam and Coursework Information: 3 Exams – Paper 1 Education with Theory and Methods, Paper 2 Topics in Sociology, Paper 3 Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods (all are 33.3% of the final A level grade)
Contact Name: Dan Frater / Sophie Donohoe
Contact e-mail: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org