GCSE Sociology

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Adaptations 2022

Find out more about Ofqual/DfE’s decisions about adaptations in summer 2022 here. In line with those decisions we will be providing advance information about the focus of the content of the summer 2022 exam(s) in this subject. DfE has confirmed that advance information will be provided by 7 February 2022 at the latest. DfE has also decided to retain the flexibility for advance information to be deployed at other points ahead of 7 February 2022 if circumstances require. At least a week's notice will be given if DfE decides that advance information will be released earlier than 7 February 2022.

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GCSE Sociology Specification
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The Eduqas GCSE in Sociology is designed to foster in learners an understanding and critical awareness of the social world around them. The specification focuses on the importance of social structure in explaining social issues. Learners will be encouraged to explore and debate contemporary social issues to enable them to challenge taken‐for‐granted assumptions and to question their everyday understanding of social phenomena.

By following this course, learners will develop their own sociological awareness through active engagement with the contemporary social world. This specification will develop learners' ability to think sociologically in relation to their experience of the social world around them so that they are able to play a positive, active and informed role in society.

There are no previous learning requirements for this specification. Any requirements set for entry to a course based on this specification are at the school/college’s discretion. This specification provides a suitable foundation for the study of sociology at either AS or A level. In addition, the specification provides a coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study for learners who do not progress to further study in this subject. The knowledge and understanding and skills developed through the study of GCSE Sociology will also provide a basis for further learning and career choices.

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology 978-1-911208-20-4

 

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WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology Revision Guide 978-1-911208-90-7

 

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