Sociology - Year 10 Information Evening (1)

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SOCIOLOGY GCSE
Examination Board: AQA
Tom Nash - Teacher in Charge of Sociology
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AQA Sociology GCSE
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Year 10 Topic 1: Studying Society
 What are they key
concepts of
sociology?
 How do sociologists
gather information?
Topic 2: Education
 What is the purpose of
education?
 What different types of
school are there and
why?
 Why do some groups
achieve better than
others?
Topic 3: Families
 What different types
of family are there?
 Why are marriage and
divorce rates
changing?
 How do families
influence individuals
and society?
Year 11 Topic 4: Crime and
Deviance
 What social groups
commit crime and
what are the reasons
for this?
 What attempts have
been made to reduce
crime and how
successful have these
been?
Topic 5: Mass Media
 What influence do the
media have on its
audience?
 Who owns the media
and what influence does
this have on its content?
 How are different social
groups portrayed?
Topic 6: Social Inequality
 Which social groups are
disadvantaged in
society, in what ways
and why?
How can you deepen your sociological
thinking outside the classroom?
The Learning Process in
Sociology
The Learning Process in
Sociology
The Learning Process in
Sociology
Resources to support student learning
Student shared drive;
 Knowledge and Activity booklets containing content for all units
 Revision powerpoints
 Flash card revision resources - To be personalised by students
 Exam technique guides/past papers/markschemes
 Key concepts lists
Out of class support;
 By appointment lunchtimes and 3.40-4.30pm Wednesdays
 We recommend reading and discussing a variety of media
Further resources
GCSE Sociology for AQA: Revision
Guide and Exam Practice Workbook
(Collins GCSE Revision)
By Pauline Wilson
Collins Sociology GCSE for
AQA - Student Book
By Pauline Wilson & Allan Kidd
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