Social Sciences

Staff

Mr P. Flynn (HOD)

KS3 Brief Overview

- Learning for Life and Work

Year 8

Employability

Skills and Qualities needed for the workplace. Career planning.

Citizenship

Identity. Rights and Responsibility. Human Rights. Children's Rights.

Year 9

Employability

Enterprising People. Entrepreneurial Skills and Qualities. Local Entrepreneurs. Transferable skills and the workplace. Learning Styles.

Citizenship

Equality. Discrimination. Social Responsibility. Poverty. NGOS.

Year 10

Employability

Decision making and influences on our decisions. Options. Learn to Earn Employability Workshop. Subject choice and the Job Market.

Citizenship

Democracy. Participation. The Pupil Voice- school councils. Active Citizens and representation in our society.

GCSE

- Sociology. Learning for Life and Work. The Achieve Programme.

- AQA, CCEA

LLW 5 Modules

3 Modules External Exam

40%

Externally

Citizenship

Employability

Personal

Development

2 Modules Controlled Assessment

60%

Internally

Title change every two years

Sociology 2 written exams at end of year 12

100%

External Exams

Families and Households

Education and Crime and Deviance

The Achieve Programme

Level 2

Pupils complete a six modules over a two year periods - a level two award is equivalent to a GCSE - There are NO exams.

Units vary each year but may include; Money management; Participation in Exercise; Presentation Skills; Teambuilding: Community Project; Career Planning; Work Experience

A Level

- Two year linear A Level: AQA

- There is NO coursework element to this course.

Education with research methods

33.33%

2 hour written paper

Topics in Sociology

33.33%

2 hour written paper

Crime and Deviances with Theory and Methods

33.33%

2 hour written paper

Career Opportunities

Social Work, Nursing, Policing, The Criminal Justice System, Health and Social Care, Teaching, Community Work, Social Policy, Criminology

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59 Moneymore Road,

Magherafelt
Co Derry
BT45 6HQ

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