Key Stage 5

Minimum entry requirements from GCSE: English – grade 5.

Year 12 topics
Paper 1 and Paper 2 are assessed in two written examinations, which are part of internal exams.

PAPER 1
Education with Theory and Methods
Education
Methods in Context
 
PAPER 2
Topics in Sociology
Families and Households
Beliefs in Society

AS Sociology

Year 13 topics
Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3 topics are assessed in three written examinations. Each test lasts 120 minutes and is worth 20 and 30 marks. The exams include structured questions and several essays. There is no coursework. Research Methods are taught throughout the year, in all topics, to give students a firm grasp of necessary theoretical and practical research skills.

PAPER 3
Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods
Crime and Deviance
Theory and Methods

In order to cope with humanistic texts, new vocabulary and sociological essays, we recommend that students attain the standard GCSE points score required for entry to study advanced level, together with an intellectual curiosity to look beyond the views of "Joe Public".

A2 Sociology

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