Year 10 Content:
Studying society- Looks at social structures, including the family and education systems in our society. Examines power and authority, looking at how people change because of this.
Education- Looks at the structure of the education system and examines issues such as faith schools, testing, special needs, and alternative forms of educational provision.
Families- Looks at defining different families and examines diverse forms of the family in Britain today:
e.g. married/non‑married, couple/lone parent, heterosexual/gay, extended/nuclear and reconstituted
Year 11 Content
Crime & Deviance- Looks at the concepts of crime and deviance and the ways in which individuals are encouraged to conform to social rules both formal and informal.
Mass media- Looks at the relationship between the mass media and audience and how this may be affected by new technologies.
Power- Looks at the political process, at local and national level, by individuals and communities and sections of society.
Social Inequality- Looks at the unequal distribution of wealth, income, status and power.
- Analysis skills
- research skills
- problem-solving skills
- Expressing own opinion
- Understanding the opinions of others
- Independent study
- Pair work
- Group work