Sociology

Key Stage 4

What will I learn?
The subject content is divided into sections that deal with particular kinds of social relations or with different aspects of the social structure of British society. This will include topics on; Families, Education, Mass Media, Crime and Deviance and Social Inequalities.
Students will:

  • 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 I be assessed?
2 exams each worth 50% of the overall grade.

Course: GCSE Sociology
Exam Board: AQA
Exam Specification Code: 4190

Specification