Sociology

Sociology is part of the Personal Development Faculty which brings together a number of related  curriculum areas and enables a cohesive delivery of cross curricular areas.  Our aim is to develop the ‘whole child’ and our visionary approach enables us to develop pupil's  confidence and self‐esteem, as well as equipping them with the skills needed to live a full & happy  life, both in and beyond school.  

Overview of the faculty

 

Mr M Jackson – Lead Practitioner of Humanities

Mr M Rushton – AHOF (Lead of History)

Mrs J Leary – Lead Teacher for Citizenship

Miss D Rundle – Head of Year: Teacher of Sociology, Health and Social Care, PE and Citizenship

Miss C Phillips – Responsible for Peer Mentor initiative and Extracurricular Activities: Teacher of History

Miss A Richardson – Teacher of Geography

Mrs I Davis – Teacher of Geography and Travel and Tourism

Mrs J Wright – Teacher of Citizenship

Mr D McKeown – Lead Practitioner for Behaviour and Welfare: Teacher of Sociology, Health and Social Care and Citizenship

Mr P Taylor – Assistant Head Teacher: Teacher of History

 

 

Vision

 

We aim to nurture global citizens who explore complex issues of the past, present and future; to become resilient lifelong learners who have the skills, knowledge and values to succeed in a dynamic modern society.

 

What is covered/Curriculum content:

KS3

Geography

Y7

Map Skills

Coasts

Where in the world

Weather and Climate

Y8

Ecosystems

Settlements

Shake rattle and roll

Climate change

Y9

Development Gap

Rivers

Globalisation

 

 

History

Y7

History Skills

Roman Britain

Norman Conquest

William the Conquer

Medieval Plague and Protest

Medieval England

Y8

England Reformation

Tudors and Religious Conflict

Elizabethan England

English Civil War

Industrial Revolution

British Empire

Y9

Transatlantic Slave Trade

WW1 Causes

WW1 Peace

Rise of Dictators

Holocaust

Struggles for equality

 

Personal Development

Y7

Rites of Passage

Democracy

Money

Rules of Religion

Relationships

 

Y8

Behaviours and Beliefs

Precious Liberties

Conflict and Religion

Relationships

 

 

Y9

Morals and Religion

Human Rights

Money

Active Citizenship

Does God Exist

Relationships

KS4

Sociology AQA 8192

Y10

Approaches

Research Methods

Family

Education

Y11

Crime and Deviance

Social stratification

 

 

 

Travel and Tourism Pearson BTEC

Y10

The UK Travel and Tourism Sector

The UK Travel and Tourism Destinations

Y11

Travel and Tourism Customer Experience

Factors effecting worldwide Travel and Tourism

 

Geography AQA 8083

Y10

The Living World

Fieldwork

Challenges in Urban Environment

Resource Management

Y11

Coasts

Rivers

Changes in the Economic World

Natural Hazards

 

History AQA 8145

Y10

America 1920-70

Conflict and Tension

Y11

Elizabethan England

Power & People

 

Citizenship Edexcel 1CS0

Y10

Living together in the UK

Democracy at work in the UK

Law and Justice

 

Y11

Taking Citizenship Action

Power and Influence

 

 

Health and Social Care BTEC Tech

Y10

Human lifespan development

Health and wellbeing

Y11

Health and Social Care services