Sociology Department  

 

STAFF:

  • Mrs Bronagh Bradley                                   
  • Mr Sean Finn

                        

KS4 CURRICULUM

We currently offer GCSE Sociology following the AQA specification.  GCSE Sociology helps students develop a wide range of knowledge and understanding about society, and how sociologists study and understand its structures, processes and issues.

 

Modules delivered in Year 11

 

  • The sociological approach
  • Sociological research methods
  • The sociology of families
  • The sociology of education

 

Modules delivered in Year 12

 

  • Sociological research Methods
  • Social Stratification
  • The Sociology of Crime and Deviance

 

ASSESSMENT

GCSE Sociology is a linear course – Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be sat at the end of Year 12.  Both written examinations are 1 hour 45 mins and consist of a mix of multiple choice, short and extended written response questions.  Each paper is marked out of 100 and worth 50% of overall GCSE.

Contact

St Ronan’s College
Francis Street, 
Lurgan, 
Craigavon 
BT66 6DL

Telephone: 028 38 323 192

Email:

info@stronanscollege.lurgan.ni.sch.uk

 

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