AWE Club – Online Sociology Information

Online Sociology GCSE AQA Code 8192
Teacher – Annemarie
ONLINE weekly for two years

AWE Club - Online Sociology

Group Two
Start: June 2022 for exam Summer 2024
Mondays: 12:30 to 14:00 90 minutes

Group One
Start: Sept 2021 for exam Summer 2023
Mondays: 10am to 11:30. Time changes in June 2022 to 11:00 to 12:30

Lesson times: 90 min lessons for first year. This may change to 60/120 minutes in year two depending on the progress the students make.


Specification is on this link:
https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/sociology/gcse/sociology-8192

Exams are optional. Parents must book the exam with their local exam centre and pay them direct ensuring they meet all exam officer ID and date/deadline requirements.

Text book required:
https://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/subjects/sociology/products/14-16/aqa-gcse-(9-1)-sociology,-second-edition-whiteboar

You can also buy it from other stores such as Ebay, second hand copies are fine too. Please make sure you buy the student book, and not the revision book.

Past Papers:
https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/sociology/gcse/sociology-8192/assessment-resources?f.Resource+type%7C6=Question+papers&f.Sub-category%7CF=Sample+papers+and+mark+schemes

I also suggest getting some booklets from tutor2u:
https://www.tutor2u.net/sociology/store/families-student-workbook-for-aqa-gcse-9-1-sociology

https://www.tutor2u.net/sociology/store/education-student-workbook-for-aqa-gcse-9-1-sociology

They also have revision sessions you can access:
https://www.tutor2u.net/live/aqa-gcse-sociology-revision-blast-families

https://www.tutor2u.net/live/aqa-gcse-sociology-revision-blast-marxism-feminism

https://www.tutor2u.net/live/aqa-gcse-sociology-revision-blast-theory-perspectives


GCSE Sociology 8192

Specification at a glance

This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course.

 

Subject content

1. The sociological approach
2. Social structures, social processes and social issues
3. Families
4. Education
5. Crime and deviance
6. Social stratification
7. Sociological research methods

Assessments

Paper 1: The sociology of families and education

What’s assessed

The sociology of families
The sociology of education
Relevant areas of social theory and methodology

Students will be expected to draw on knowledge and understanding of the entire course of study to show a deeper understanding of these topics.

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 100 marks
  • 50% of GCSE

Questions

Section A has two multiple choice questions followed by a range of short and extended responses.
Section B has two multiple choice questions followed by a range of short and extended responses.

Paper 2: The sociology of crime and deviance and social stratification

What’s assessed

The sociology of crime and deviance
The sociology of social stratification
Relevant areas of social theory and methodology
Students will be expected to draw on knowledge and understanding of the entire course of study to show a deeper understanding of these topics.

How it’s assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 100 marks
  • 50% of GCSE

Questions

Section A has two multiple choice questions followed by a range of short and extended responses.
Section B has two multiple choice questions followed by a range of short and extended responses.