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About the subject

Sociology is the most interesting subject of all, you live it and breathe it!
Sociology will develop your appreciation of diversity between social groups, knowledge about human behaviour, it will help you understand the way society is organised, culture and look at reasons for social change.
Sociology will stimulate your love of learning and enhance your writing and study skills; it will enable you to think critically and develop your ability to argue with informed authority.

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Year 9


GCSE Sociology

Exam Information

At the end of Year 11 you will sit 2 separate exams based on the topics you have covered in Year 10 and Year 11. On each paper there are a range of short responses and 2 longer essay style responses question for each topic.
You will learn about 25 core sociological studies that you will need to remember details about and include in your responses.

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