Sociology A Level at Caldew School
• Education methods in context
• Research methods and families and Households
• Education with methods in context, theory and methods
• Families and Households
• The Media
• Crime and deviance with theory and method
It is advised that students have 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above, but each student’s grade profile will be considered individually. A-C grade in English and Maths is a major advantage as the course requires good communication skills as well as numeracy skills when studying sociological data.
AS - Examinations take place at the end of Year 12.
Paper 1: Education with methods in context. 1hour 30 mins written exam.
Paper 2: Research Methods and Families and Households. 1 hour 30 mins written exam.
A2 Level - Examinations take place at the end of Year 13.
Paper 1: Education with Theory and Methods. 2 hour written exam.
Paper 2: Families and Households and The Media. 2 hour written exam.
Paper 3: Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods. 2 hour written exam.
Sociology is a broad-based subject. Students can progress to Higher Education to study Sociology or related subjects e.g. Criminology. Many professions, including teaching and nursing, use Sociology within their training.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Caldew School directly.