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13/11/19

As part of tutor programme today, students will be looking at . https://t.co/W8f4tnxQRb

13/11/19

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Come and join us for our Sixth Form Open Evening - 21 November 2019 https://t.co/y2TvlbvR3x

11/11/19

At 11.11am today, HGABR will be observing a 2 minute silence. https://t.co/V59EjC99xt

07/11/19

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Trainee puzzled when learning about error detection / data transfer using puzzles! This is what our scientists are doing this afternoon with ! https://t.co/AQHCEG0Rdf

07/11/19

Check out this weeks must read book! https://t.co/WqEki5MmzA

07/11/19

HGABR Student Commission is starting back this term. Interested in applying? Write a short paragraph about why you think you would be a good candidate and pass to Ms. Montgomery-Hunter by the 29th November. https://t.co/NFADFRUGyL

07/11/19

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8️⃣ top tips for getting the most out of university and college open days, from student blogger Katie! https://t.co/qYIzKuTHWJ

07/11/19

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There's an absolute of in the dept. Our are loving their focused training day! https://t.co/q7Jp2k5TKv

07/11/19

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Our are looking at badminton this morning at subject training day held . They are so immersed in the game that they missed their morning break! https://t.co/7FZ9264vIR

07/11/19

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Our scientists are practising the first GCSE praticals of the year. Many thanks to for hosting our practical subjects’ trainees! https://t.co/KSLbWPruGY

04/11/19

Join us for our Sixth Form Open Evening on 21st November 2019! https://t.co/yChZyFRPSp

23/10/19

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And we have landed!!

23/10/19

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What an amazing China trip. 31 students from and have landed in Vienna after 7 full days in Shanghai and Xi’an, China!! Terracotta warriors were amazing!! https://t.co/yiEfHxbpW9

23/10/19

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Group 2 is due to arrive at and between 3.30 and 4pm

23/10/19

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Group 2 have landed! We’re off to Naples city, Naples underground and Herculaneum today 🤗🚌✈️#HFNaples https://t.co/nwt7ch09Iv

23/10/19

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Group 2 toured the stunning Amalfi coast yesterday 😍 We finished off the day with a talent show, a geography quiz and student awards! https://t.co/QqLRJC8R88

23/10/19

Fact of the day: Margaret Busby is a Ghanaian-born publisher, editor, writer and broadcaster. She became Britain’s youngest and first black women book publisher.

22/10/19

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Group 2 had a great time making (and tasting!) ice cream last night🍦#HFNaples https://t.co/3z96XVGY5G

22/10/19

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Group 2 visited Pompeii yesterday. The pictures just don’t do it justice! we’re off to the Amalfi coast today 🚌 https://t.co/VQNq4Q0MBh

21/10/19

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Some more pictures from our visit to Vesuvius this morning 🌋 https://t.co/ao3DxJHeLe

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Sociology

 

Full Subject Title

 

 Sociology

Subject at Harris Girls’ Academy Bromley:

The aims of the course are to stimulate interest in the study of Sociology; to gain knowledge of theories that explain society in various ways and apply it to the real world. Students have the opportunity to become independent thinkers, develop a range of knowledge and skills, including literacy, numeracy, evaluation and application; skills valued by higher education (HE) and employers.  It explores a variety of topics, ranging from crime to religion, from the family to the state, to divisions of race and social class.  Furthermore, the Research methods in context Unit encourages an active involvement with the research process.

It is exciting, interesting and relevant to their lives.  They build on skills developed in the sciences and humanities, and enable progression into a wide range of other subjects; for instance the impact of feminism throughout history and the changing influence of religion and beliefs in today.

 

The Sociology curriculum is ambitious for all students, it covers the WJEC/ EDUQAS curriculum in breath and ambition. At GCSE level all students study: Social processes of cultural transmission, Families, research methods, Education, Crime and Deviance and Social inequality and stratification.  WJEC/EDUQAS  specification encourage learners explore and debate contemporary social issues to

enable them to challenge taken-for-granted assumptions in a way that is accessible to mixed ability students. All Year 10 students study a foundation unit during the autumn term which develops their understanding about sociological theories and key concepts so that they are ready to fully undertake the course.  Research Methods is taught last because it is synoptic in nature and best suited when students have studied the range of different topics first. By applying Research Methods to different contexts throughout the course it allows students to revise on prior knowledge from years 9 and 10.  All students are able to select to study Sociology as part of the GCSE offer.

At A Level year 12 students spend 2 weeks covering a mini unit which covers a wide breadth of topics and introduces students to sociological theories and concepts.  They will then begin to study Education, theory & Research Methods and families and households.  Year 13 students study Beliefs in Society, Crime and  Deviance with Theory and Methods. The curriculum has been coherently planned and sequenced so that students build on prior knowledge. AQA exam board has been chosen at A Level as it provides a comprehensive range of support and resources including past papers, mark schemes and examiners’ reports; all invaluable for both student and teacher within the subject.

 

Exam Board (if applicable)

 

WJEC-GCSE

Sociology

AQA-A Level

Sociology

 

 

Text books/reference/useful resources:

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology – Steve Tivey and Marion Davies
  • AQA A Level Sociology Book One Including AS Level: Book One - Rob Webb, Hal Westergaard, Keith Trobe and Annie Townend
  • Succeed at A Level Sociology: The Complete Revisions Guide Book Two - Rob Webb and Keith Trobe

 

Websites

http://www.sociology.org.uk/

http://www.sociologyonline.co.uk/

http://www.top20sociology.com/

 

Please note for a more detailed breakdown regarding subject content, you can access the exam boards websites via the below links:

WJEC GCSE Sociology

AQA A Level Sociology

 

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