Social Sciences


Curriculum Information for Social Sciences

Staff

Role

Miss Nevinson

Head of Department

Miss Carr

Teacher of Law and Philosophy and Ethics

Miss Green

Teacher of RS (SENCO)

Miss McCormick

Teacher of Health and Social Care and Philosophy and Ethics

Mr Williams

Teacher of Law and Sociology (Year 8 PPL)

Children are given the opportunity to develop transferable skills and experience learning within the wider social context.

Keystage 4

GCSE Health and Social Care

Single Award OCR

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/gcse-health-and-social-care-single-double-award-j406-j412-from-2012/

 

Year

Term 1 topic

Term 2 topic

Term 3 topic

10

Different types of care services and the role of a worker in care

Barriers to care

Meeting the Needs of Service users

11

Growth and Development

Factors Affecting Development

Life Events and types of support

Revision

GCSE Sociology

AQA

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/sociology/gcse/specification-4190

 

Year

Term 1 topic

Term 2 topic

Term 3 topic

10

 Studying Society

Education

Family

11

Crime and Deviance

Media

Inequality

Revision

GCSE Religious Studies

AQA

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/religious-studies/gcse/religious-studies-a-8062

 

Year

Term 1 topic

Term 2 topic

Term 3 topic

10

Key Beliefs in Christianity and Islam

Existence of God

Holy Buildings

Worship and Festivals

Religious Practices

Relationships and family

11

Religion and Life

Human Rights

Crime and Punishment

Revision

Keystage 5

Health and Social Care

BTEC Nationals Level 3 Certificate and Extended Certificate

http://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/btec-nationals/health-and-social-care-2016.html

 

Year

Term 1 topic

Term 2 topic

Term 3 topic

12

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care Needs and Support

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care Needs and Support

13

Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care

Unit 12: Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs

Unit 12: Supporting Individuals with Additional Needs

Sociology

AQA AS and A level

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/sociology/as-and-a-level/sociology-7191-7192

 

Year

Term 1 topic

Term 2 topic

Term 3 topic

12

Education

Education

Methods in Context

13

Crime and Deviance

Theory and Methods

Revision

Law

AQA AS and A Level

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/law/as-and-a-level

 

Year

Term 1 topic

Term 2 topic

Term 3 topic

12

Judicial Precedent

Statutory Interpretation

 

Delegated Legislation

Parliamentary Legislation

Training of legal professionals

Magistrates and Juries

Advice and Funding

Revision

13

Concepts of Law

Fatal offenses

Property

Defences

Reforms

Non Fatal

Revision

 

Philosophy and Ethics

Year 13

Problem of Evil

Body, Soul and Personal Identity

Ontological Argument & Revision

OCR AS and A Level

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-religious-studies-h173-h573-from-2016/

 

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Year 12

Philosophy paper- Problem of evil (starting religious experience)

Philosophy paper- Religious Experience and Ethics paper- Euthanasia (ethics)

Ethics paper- Business Ethics

Christian paper- Augustine & Afterlife

Christian paper-Afterlife.

Year 12

Philosophy-

Ancient Philosophical influences

Mind body soul

Philosophy- existence of god

 

Ethics- Kant and Utilitarianism

Ethics- Natural law and situation ethics

Christian paper-

Jesus Christ

 

Christian paper-

Knowledge of Gods existence

Additional information:

Revision guides are available to buy through your subject teachers

http://www.sociology.org.uk/drevise.htm
http://www.s-cool.co.uk/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education