Sociology Curriculum Overview

Sociology Curriculum Overview

 

 

 

Autumn 1 - 7weeks

Autumn 2 -7weeks

Spring 1 - 6weeks

Spring 2 -  6weeks

Summer 1  - 6weeks

Summer 2 - 7weeks

Year 10

Topic

 

Foundations- Perspectives and social processes

Research Methods and Sociological Study (4 weeks)

The Sociology of the Family (10 weeks)

The Sociology of Education (8 weeks)

Revision and Application of Skills (4~ weeks)

 

Assessment

 

  • Teacher created assessment- Section A- Key word definition test utilising 1, 3 and 4 mark questions to test AO1 and AO”.
  • Section B- 12 mark discuss question testing AO1, AO2 and AO3 as well as students essay writing ability
  • Teacher created assessment
  • Section A- Key word definition test and recall activity focused on methods and sampling
  • Section B- Collection of Exam questions to apply students knowledge to exam
  • Exam Paper- Section A of AQA Exam Paper 1 – tests all style of exam questions
  • Exam Paper
  •  Section B of AQA Exam Paper 1 – tests all style of exam questions

 

  • Independent research project

 

Year 11

Topic

 

The Sociology of Crime and Deviance (10 weeks)

The Sociology of Social Stratification (10 weeks)

Revision and Exam Preparation (12 weeks)

 

 

Assessment

Exam Paper- Section A of AQA Exam Paper 2 – tests all style of exam questions

Exam Paper- Section B of AQA Exam Paper 2 – tests all style of exam questions

  • Routine exam questions