·         Acquire knowledge and a critical understanding of contemporary social processes and social changes

·         Appreciate the significance of theoretical and conceptual issues in sociological debate

·         Understand and evaluate sociological methodology and a range of research methods through active involvement in the research process

·         Develop skills that enable individuals to focus on their personal identity, roles and responsibilities within society

·         Develop a lifelong interest in social issues.



Mr Mosdell – Teacher of sociology, philosophy & Ethics, Global, General Studies and History

Mrs Payne  – Teacher of History sociology and Health and Social care


Overview of KS5 SOCIOLOGY New Spec

Exam Board: AQA


Unit 1: Education with theory and Methods (2 hours)

Unit 2: Families & Households and Beliefs Unit 3: Representative Processes in the USA (2 hours)

Unit 3. Crime and deviance with theory and methods  (2 hours)