KS5

Below is information about our KS5 curriculum. Each drop down box contains the topics we cover. For more detail on the knowledge we teach, please click on each medium term plan. Our curriculum map shows the learning journey that our students embark upon.

In Year 12, students study the following topics:

Perspectives

  • Functionalism
  • Marxism
  • Feminism
  • Neo-liberalism
  • Post modernism

Families and households

  • Perspectives
  • Changing roles
  • Demography
  • Childhood
  • Social policy

Education

  • Perspectives
  • Class difference
  • Ethnic differences
  • Gender differences
  • Social policy

Methods in context

  • Ethical considerations
  • Sampling
  • Research methods
  • Theories
  • Globalisation

Year 12 MTP 1

Year 12 MTP 2

Year 12 MTP 3

Year 12 MTP 4

In Year 13, students study the following topics:

Crime and Deviance

  • Perspectives
  • Social groups
  • Media influences
  • Globalisation
  • Prevention

Mass Media

  • Ownership and control
  • Globalisation
  • Selection and presentation
  • Representation of social groups
  • Audiences
  • New media

Theory and Methods

  • Ethnomethodology
  • Phenomenology
  • Falsifiability
  • Paradigm

Year 13 MTP 1

Year 13 MTP 2

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Sociology

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