Sociology

Sociology ppt Curriculum Choices 2019

KS4 Subject Information for Parents / Students

Please see below some information about the course covered during Key Stage 4. You will also find more information about the knowledge and skills covered booklet in a hyperlink below.  During each half-term your child will have regular ‘learning checks’ to assess how well they are progressing against the expected standards. If they do not reach the expected standard in any of these checks, they should be seeking help from their teacher regarding the best possible steps. Teachers will also be sharing with students examples of how to go ‘beyond the expected standards ‘and providing additional challenge.

Minimum Expected Standards year 9

Minimum Expected Standards  year 10

Minimum Expected Standards year 11

Subject: Sociology year 9 and 10 only
GCSE Exam board: AQA
Qualification Structure:

100% examination at the end of year 11Two papers which are worth 50%.Please see below:

Key Assessments

Regular assessments every half term

Year 11: Final examinations

Subject specific websites to support revision and independent learning:

Example exam papers are available on the AQA website:

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/sociology/gcse/sociology-8192/assessment-resources

http://www.sociology.org.uk/ (Sociology central)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zbbw2hv (BBC Bitesize)

http://www.thetimes.co.uk (The Times)

Recommended subject guides:

Collins GCSE 9-1 Revision – AQA GCSE Sociology All-in-One Revision and Practice Author: Collins GCSE nextDayDelivery: true IsSubscription: false

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Key Stage: Key Stage 4/GCSE/Ages 14-16

ISBN: 978-0-00-822745-6

Available via parent pay for £5 or through Amazon priced at £10.95

Other:

Revision classes will run weekly and study supports are available on request. Please see a Sociology teacher for specific dates of sessions.

 

Sociology GCSE KS4 Content

Specification: AQA

 

Year

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

9 Topic: The Sociological approach-introduction to key perspectives, e.g. Feminism, Marxism etc and how society affects individuals/groups

Mid unit assessment

Topic: The Sociological approach-introduction to key perspectives, e.g. Feminism, Marxism etc and how society affects individuals/groups

Research project

End of unit assessment

10 Topic: Education: Structure of schools, perspectives on education (e.g Marxism), how class, ethnicity and gender influence attainment, subcultures in schools.

 

Mid unit assessment

Topic: Education: Structure of schools, perspectives on education (e.g Marxism), how class, ethnicity and gender influence attainment, subcultures in schools.

Research project: Gender and attainment at TG

End of unit assessment

11 Topic: Social Stratification

Poverty, inequalities in the UK

 

End of unit assessment

Topic: Revision of year 9 and 10 content and exam skills practice

Trial exam Paper 2

 

Year

Spring 1

Spring 2

9 Topic: Families

How the family has change, is influenced by society, and topical applied issues

Research project: Is the family patriarchal

Mid unit assessment

Topic: Families

How the family has change, is influenced by society, and topical applied issues

 

 

End of unit assessment

10 Topic: Crime and Deviance

What is crime?

What is deviance? White and green collar crime, punishments, reasons people offend. . Effect of gender, class and ethnicity

 

Mid unit assessment

Topic: Crime and Deviance

What is crime?

What is deviance? White and green collar crime, punishments, reasons people offend. Effect of gender, class and ethnicity

 

Research project

End of unit assessment

11 Topic: Revision of year 9 and 10 content and exam skills practice

 

Topic: Revision of year 9 and 10 content and exam skills practice

 

 

Year

Summer 1

Summer 2

9 Topic: Research methods

 

Research methods project: Applied to Tudor Grange

Mid unit assessment

Topic: Research methods

 

End of year exam: All year 9 content

10 Topic: Social Stratification

Poverty, inequalities in the UK

Mid unit assessment

Trial exam: Paper 1
11 Revision and final exams

 

Sociology GCSE KS4 Content