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Sociology

Staffing

We have 2 full time members of staff who deliver the full Sociology curriculum to option groups at Key Stage 4:

  • Mrs Hardacre (Principal Teacher)
  • Miss Dennison (Teacher of Sociology)

Facilities

The Sociology Department has two purpose built rooms, each containing an interactive whiteboard.

Key Stage 4 Curriculum

Sociology is the study of human behaviour and how people interact within society. It is extremely relevant, interesting and covers a wide range of today’s social issues such as education, the family, crime and deviance.

Pupils study a full GCSE in Sociology which consists of:

Paper 1- The sociology of families and education

  • The sociology of families
  • The sociology of education
  • Relevant areas of social theory and methodology

Students will be expected to draw on knowledge and understanding of the entire course of study to show a deeper understanding of these topics.

Paper 2 – AQA

  • The sociology of crime and deviance
  • The sociology of social stratification
  • Relevant areas of social theory and methodology

Students will be expected to draw on knowledge and understanding of the entire course of study to show a deeper understanding of these topics.

 

If you require further information about this curriculum area please contact the Principal Teacher Mrs P Hardacre – pha@olchs.lancs.sch.uk