Year 10 & 11 Only
Exam board: AQA
Course code/specification number:4192
Level of qualification: GCSE
What will students learn about?
Sociology helps students develop a wide range of knowledge and understanding about society, and how sociologists study and understand its structures, processes and issues. Sociology is exciting, interesting and relevant to students' lives.
Unit 1 – external examination worth 50% of overall grade
- Studying Society
Unit 2 – external examination worth 50% of overall grade
- Crime and deviance
- Mass media
- Social inequality
What skills will students develop and demonstrate?
Recognise that their sociological knowledge, understanding and skills help them to develop an understanding of the interrelationships between individuals, groups, institutions and societies
Analyse critically the nature and sources of information and to base reasoned judgements and arguments on evidence
Organise and communicate their knowledge and understanding in different and creative ways, and reach substantiated judgements
How will students’ learning be assessed?
Students will sit 2 externally assessed examinations.
Unit 1: 50% of the overall grade Unit 2: 50% of the overall grade
What grades can students’ access?
Students can access grades A*- G
What can students’ progress on to after completing this course?
Social care, health care, law, teaching.
For further information please contact:
Mr. L. Bradbury Assistant Head firstname.lastname@example.org