Examination Board: AQA
What is the aim of this course?
Sociology is about Society and studying how society works. Sociology is exciting, interesting and relevant to students’ lives. The course encourages students to take a questioning approach to evidence and issues, thus developing their critical, evaluative skills.
Students develop a wide range of knowledge and understanding about society, and how sociologists study and understand its structures, processes and issues.
Unit 1: Studying Society in Year 10
The Education System
Unit 2: Social Issues in Year 11
Crime and Deviance
The Mass Media
Power in Society
There is no coursework and pupils will have a 100% examination at the end of Year 11
Benefits of Sociology GCSE:
Critical Thinking skills required for a complex global society
Cognitive Skills Pupils will learn to describe, explain and evaluate
Personal skills –Pupils will develop communication and problem solving skills
What qualification will I get?
GCSE in Sociology