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GCSE (9-1) Sociology

We have developed a new GCSE (9-1) Sociology specification for first teaching in England from September 2017 (first assessment in 2019). We have worked with the teaching community, education professionals and subject specialists to develop the new GCSE Sociology qualification to meet DfE's subject content requirements.

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GCSE (9-1) Grading

From 2017, reformed GCSEs in England will be graded 9 to 1, find out more about the GCSE 9-1 grading scale

Other Levels AS/A level
Status Accredited
Teaching from 2017
QAN 603/1045/5

Our GCSE (9-1) Sociology specification has been accredited by Ofqual. This specification is available to teach in schools and colleges in England from September 2017. 

The sample assessment materials include exemplar question papers and mark schemes.

Free GCSE Sociology Training Courses for Teachers

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses below to learn more about the draft specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

GCSE Sociology Preparing to Teach Course (Spring 2017)

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Free GCSE Sociology Training Courses for Teachers

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses below to learn more about the draft specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

GCSE Sociology Briefing Session (Autumn 2016)

GCSE Sociology Preparing to Teach Course (Spring 2017)