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Sociology at Rushcliffe School

Course description

Year 12 students study an introductory module looking at research methods and key concepts and terms in Sociology. This module is then examined using pre-released material. In year 12, students also study the family. Students look at various aspects of the family including gender roles and changes to the way the family is organised in modern Britain.

In Year 13 students study the Sociology of Education. This unit explores all current issues about education and allows student to use their own experiences to understand why education has failed to ensure achievement of all pupils. Finally in year 13 students study the Social Inequality and Difference unit. Here students are expected to bring in ideas from a wide range of experiences to look at inequalities in society from race, gender, social class and age.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs grade C or above including English and Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rushcliffe School directly.

Last updated date: 27 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years