Monthly Archives: May 2018

Outline and explain two arguments against the view that sociology is a science (10)

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Applying material from Item B and your knowledge, evaluate sociological explanations of the role of education in transmitting ideas and values.

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How to get an A* in A-level Sociology

Drawing on marked exemplars from the AQA exam board this post unpicks what you need to do to get and A* Continue reading

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Applying material from Item A, analyse two effects of increased parental choice on pupils’ experience of education.

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Summary of Liquid Modernity Chapter Four – Work

A brief summary of Zygmunt Bauman’s Liquid Modernity, chapter 4: Work. Continue reading

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AQA A-level sociology exam advice 2018: how to answer 4 and 6 mark ‘outline questions’ (crime and deviance, 2)

Two examples of marked exam scripts from the AQA: one candidate achieved 3/6, the other achieved 6/6.

Together these should give you a good example of the standards of marking on the short mark outline and explain questions which appear on the AQA’s A-level sociology papers 1 and 3 Continue reading

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AQA A-level sociology exam advice 2018: how to answer 4 and 6 mark ‘outline questions’ (crime and deviance)

Examples of actual student responses marked by the AQA, showing you the standards expected to get certain marks! Continue reading

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Theory and Methods: A Visual Overview

A summary of theory and methods for A-level sociology, AQA. (Theory part only!) Continue reading

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AQA AS Level Sociology: Paper 2 – Research Methods and Topics (families): How I would’ve answered it…

Advice from an AQA examiner on how you should have answered the AQA AS Sociology paper 2: topics and (for most students) families and households Continue reading

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AQA A-Level Sociology Exam Hints and Tips – Video on how to answer the 6 questions on the education with theory and methods paper (7191/2)

A video covering exam technique for the six types of question on the AQA’s A-level sociology Education with Theory and Methods Paper: Further similar blogs offering advice on the Education with Theory and Methods can be found here: Exam Technique for Paper … Continue reading

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