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12/10/17

Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today at and 🗣️👂

06/10/17

Just a reminder no pupils are to attend school on Monday- Inset Day

06/10/17

Retweetd From HACH Geography

Our year 7s loved their map skills lesson today 👍🏻🌍 https://t.co/iasXKSg8I4

05/10/17

We are ready for our futures evening ✅ https://t.co/uPLFPiFyri

05/10/17

Futures evening tonight for our year 11s 📚 5:30 until 8:30 👍🏻

05/10/17

Retweetd From Palmer's College

Looking forward to attending the Careers Fair at 6.30-8.30pm. Come & see what Palmer's can offer you!

05/10/17

Retweetd From National College

Meeting young people at and tonight talking about careers in creative industries!

04/10/17

Retweetd From Gloriana QRB

The crews return.... https://t.co/fZ4slcpt7k

04/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

achievers day winners with the ultimate prize of rowing Gloriana, The Queen’s Row Barge congratulations! https://t.co/oJbQO0EIHe

04/10/17

Careers event for our year 10s today 👍🏻 https://t.co/zNZBcISb2a

03/10/17

Just a reminder we have an inset day on Monday 9th October https://t.co/3dPrgQIfpl

29/09/17

Retweetd From Danielle Ledingham

Year 9s beginning their journey & today listening to Nikki King talking about women in business https://t.co/NLqktNGWH8

28/09/17

Hope you enjoyed it 👍🏻

28/09/17

Retweetd From Michael Raisbury

We loved visiting your wonderful school tonight

28/09/17

What an amazing place this is 😍👍🏻 https://t.co/GuaS1bG4xu

28/09/17

🍐🍌🍉🍒🍅🍯 https://t.co/EI341jLFdl

28/09/17

Some odd things going on in science tonight https://t.co/TStVSA3uqz

28/09/17

🏑🏏🥅🏓🏸🏌🏼‍♀️ https://t.co/9mGijHXiHk

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Sociology

Sociology

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 5 in English Language or Literature and Grade 5 in Maths. In addition, GCSE Grade B in Sociology is preferred.

An additional AS in Core Maths is advised if not taking Maths A Level.

What is Sociology?

Sociology focuses on the relationship between individuals and the society in which they live. It encourages an investigation and understanding of cultural and identity issues found within modern society. In addition, it includes a study of research findings and evaluation of sociological research methods.

 Year 1 of A Level

Unit 1: Families and Households: focuses on family structure, government policy, the nature of childhood and demographic changes and their impact on the family.

Unit 2: Education and Research Methods: areas include the role and purpose of education, reasons for differential achievement, the significance of educational policy changes, and an understanding of research methods.

Year 2 of A Level

Unit 3: Beliefs in Society: includes the relationship between religious belief, social change and stability, links between different social groups and spiritual organisations plus the extent of secularisation.

Unit 4: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods: areas include social groups and crime rates, theories of crime, crime control and punishment as well as the nature of sociological theory and research.

How will you be assessed?

  • Paper 1: Education with Theory and Methods - 2 hours
  • Paper 2: Families and Households and Beliefs in Society - 2 hours
  • Paper 3: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods - 2 hours

Exam Board: AQA