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Sociology A-Level at Chapeltown Academy

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Sociology is study of social behaviour, or society. Sociologists are interested in why society works in the way that it does. They study the way that both behaviour and opportunities can be influenced by age, social class, age, gender and race. Studying A level Sociology will help you understand the ways in which individual lives are shaped by social institutions such as the media, the education system and religion. You will also study important contemporary problems such as poverty, religious extremism and crime. Through the study of Sociology, you will develop a range of transferable skills, including the ability to construct and deconstruct arguments both orally and written, analyse information critically and present information logically. You will also study both qualitative and quantitative research methods, so that you are able to statistically analyse data as well as understand how to undertake questionnaires and interviews.

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Last updated date: 17 November 2016
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    • Chapeltown Academy has it's purpose built premises in Hydra Business Park.

      The facilities include an inside and outside sports area, a lecture theatre and a large well lit library.

      We also have a lovely relaxing common room and open dining area, with cafe facilities throughout the day.

      This is all in addition to the spacious classrooms and well equipped laboratories.