Sociology at Ormiston Victory Academy
Students have the opportunity of developing the essential knowledge and understanding of central aspects of sociological thought and methods. It is designed to encourage students to demonstrate the application of a range of skills and consider the integration of sociological themes: socialisation, culture and identity, social differentiation, power and stratiﬁcation. Students will acquire knowledge of contemporary social processes and social changes. They will be encouraged to develop their own social awareness through active engagement with the contemporary social world.
Unit 1: Culture and Identity; Families and Households; Wealth, Poverty and Welfare
Unit 2: Education with Research Methods; Health with Research Methods
Unit 3: Beliefs in Society; Global Development; Mass Media; Power and Politics.
Unit 4: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods; Stratiﬁcation and Differentiation with Theory and Methods.
Seven grade Cs or above at GCSE level including English and Mathematics. Bs are required for the Sciences, English, Humanities and Languages
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Victory Academy directly.