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Rooks Heath College

Rooks Heath College

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Key Stage 4

GCSE sociology is offered to any student who has a natural interest in how society works. It is a two year course with two exams in the summer term. You will study the following topics:

  • Sociological Research Methods - What are the advantages and disadvantages of various research methods?
  • Families and Households - Why are divorce rates rising? How is this impacting society?
  • Education - Why do certain social groups achieve higher than others?
  • Crime and Deviance - Who is more likely to commit a crime?
  • Social Stratification - How are a person’s life chances affected by their social status?

GCSE Sociology is assessed 100% by exam.

Exam Board: AQA