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Sociology A level at Chancellor's School

Course description

AS outline  

At this level, pupils will acquire knowledge of contemporary social processes and social changes. Pupils will be encouraged to develop their own social awareness through active engagement with the contemporary social world.

A2 outline

At this level, pupils will continue to focus on contemporary society but they should demonstrate a wider range and greater depth of knowledge and understanding and more highly developed skills of application, analysis, interpretation and evaluation.

Course content

Socialisation and culture and identity within British society.
Social differentiation, power and stratification within Britain.
Families and Households that exist within Britain today. Different types of families.
Education.
Research Methods.

Beliefs in Society

Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

Assessment

Units 1 and 2 are examined at the end of the year.
Unit 1: Families and Households
Unit 2: Education with Research Methods
There is no coursework to complete.

Unit 3: Beliefs in Society
The Unit 3 exam is taken in the January so all pupils will have taken most of the units before the end of the 2 year course.
Unit 4: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chancellor's School directly.

Last updated date: 16 August 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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    • FROM THE NORTH - Take the A1(M) to Hatfield. Exit at Junction 3 and take A1001 signposted Welham Green, then join the A1000 to Potters Bar. After 2 miles at Brookmans Park (transmitting station on left) turn right into George's Wood Road (almost opposite B158, Kentish Lane). After 100 yards turn right into Pine Grove, then after 600 yards left (Signposted) to Chancellor's School.

      FROM M25/SOUTH - From the M25 exit at Junction 24 to Potters Bar. Take the A1000 signposted Hatfield. After about 2.5 miles take a left turn into George's Wood Road (just before B158, Kentish Lane). After 100 yards turn right into Pine Grove, then after 600 yards left (Signposted) to Chancellor's School.