Sixth Form (A Levels)

A Level Sociology

Description

Students study societies and the trends and structures that underpin and change them. Students are taught to appreciate the complexity and diversity of societies and their relationships with each other and the past.

Students develop an awareness of contemporary social, cultural and political issues. Students are taught the importance of examining these issues in a rigorous, reasoned and analytical way.

Assessment

Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.

Homework

Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of problems to solve, researching key concepts.

Reporting

Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their children’s coursework. Additionally the school holds 3 parent consultations per year – one each term.

  1. The family and social change
  2. Family roles, marriage and changing relationships
  3. The social construction of age
  4. The sociological perspective
  5. Socialisation and the creation of social identity
  6. Methods of research
  7. The relationship between theory and methods
  8. Education in social context
  9. Structures and processes within schools
  10. Development and inequality
  11. Global issues
  12. Ownership and control of the media
  13. Media representation and effects

No special equipment required. Everything essential is provided in the lessons.

The Teacher

Mr. Alergant MA is a social historian and experienced educator. He is very adept at challenging his students to open their minds and put aside their assumptions.

He is able to inspire his students to think differently about people, their histories, cultures, drives, politics. Mr. Alergant’s students take more than just top examination results away with them.

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How to apply

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