KS5 Year 2 Sociolgy Homework

Homework 1: Differential Educational Success - Gender (Due: 09.09.19)

Examine the view that gender is a key factor in determining educational success.
(20 marks)

Homework 2: Prepare for a timed and unseen test on Realtionships and Processes in schools (30.10.19)

Use the AQA wesbsite (www.aqa.org.uk) to revise and refresh the module we have been covering in class.

You will need to have a confident and detailed knowledge of the following;
- relationships and processes within schools
- particular reference to teacher/pupil relationship
- pupil identities and subculture
- the hidden curriculum
- the organisation of teaching and learning

Make sure you are making full and effective use of your study sessions.


Homework 3:  Complete 10 mark question on gender and educational achievement. (Due:  08.10.19)

Complete the following question;

"Examine two factors within school which can cause differences in educational success between genders".

(10 marks)

You must make sure your answer includes clear reference to the question and offers counter-arguments and evidence for each point made.

Homework 4: Complete the 9 mark question (Due on 14.10.19)

Outline three reasons why government education policies aimed at raising educational achievement among disadvantaged groups may not always succeed.
(9 marks)

You will need to apply content we have covered in class and also think carefully about other possible content you can apply.

To be handed in at the start of our Monday lesson.

Homework 5: Revise for a test on Education (all content)

On 28.10.19 we will be sitting a practice paper focused on the content we have covered so far in Education.

This will include:

- Role and Function of education

- Social Policy (what we have covered thus far)

- Social Groups

- Relationships and processes in school

Make full and proper use of your half term to make sure you are confident on these sections.