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Our Must Read weekly book suggestion is Little Women. We have even included a word search as a follow up activity.


Mrs Woolcott and Ms Fortmann have been working hard to collate some literary items for our students. Why not check out the free resources they have found, this half term! Struggling for some reading inspiration, then contact Mrs Woolcott for some ideas.


We will miss our wonderful group of Year 13’s but can’t wait to see where they go next!


Miss Dent is challenging you! The turning dance challenge. How many turns can you do in 10 seconds? Let us know how many you did.


A massive well done to Ms Mhlanga who has been awarded for excellence in geography education at secondary level. This is an amazing recognition for the work she has done within her subject!


Retweetd From Richard Maurice

A MASSIVE congratulations to ’s very own Charity Mhlanga for winning ’s Award this year. I couldn’t think of a more deserving recipient. I’m sure that Charity and her fortunate students at will be thrilled! Well done Charity!


Retweetd From Harris Federation Geography

Huge congratulations to Charity Mhlanga, geography teacher for winning the Award for excellence in geography education at secondary level. We could not be more proud!


Retweetd From Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)

🎉Congratulations to Charity Mhlanga from School, recipient of the Award for excellence in geography education at secondary level. 🏅


HGABR Staff thoughts 💭


Week 7 of home learning, our students are continuing to show commitment to their learning by answering plenty of questions on Hegarty Maths. Keep up the great work!


Retweetd From Harris Peckham

We are fully supporting Mental Health Awareness week. The theme is kindness. This week we are going to spread a lot of 😊❤ How are you going to be kind?


10 goblet squats exercises. Don’t forget to allow 15 seconds break between each rep/exercise.


10 single arm plank


10 get up sit ups


Continuing on with exercise this morning, Miss Dent shows 5 weight based exercises (use cans/tins if you don’t have weights), to keep you active. 10 reps on each side. 10 dumbbell snatch


Miss Dent with a few short videos on different workouts you can do from home. 3 non equipment exercises; Burpes, lunges and tricep dips. Try for 45 seconds and allow 15 seconds of rest between each exercise.


HGABR staff thoughts 💭


A series of amazing work by years 7, 8 and 9

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Full Subject Title



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)




AQA-A Level




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




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




Curriculum Plan Sociology 2019 29th Jan 2020 Download
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