A-Level Sociology Growing in Popularity!
A-level sociology entries increased by 23% between 2018 and 2022.
Evaluate the View that Crime and Deviance are Inevitable and Beneficial for Individuals and Society as a Whole
One answer to this AQA A-Level Sociology crime and deviance exam question drawing on Functionalist, Marxist and Labelling Theory perspectives.
2022’s A-level Grades aren’t real, but then again they never were….
Unsurprisingly this year’s 2022 A-Level results are considerably worse than the previous two years with only 82.1% of entries gaining a grade C or above compared to 88.2% in 2021. This is because this year’s results are based on students having sat actual exams rather than the results from 2021 and 2020 when the results…
The 2021 A-Level ‘Teacher Awarded Grades’ – Incomparable with 2019’s but more Valid?
Nearly double the amount of students received top grades in 2021 compared to 2019: While a politician might try to convince you these two sets of results are measuring the same thing, it’s obvious to anyone that they are not. The 2021 results are ‘Teacher Awarded Grades’, they are not the same thing as the…
Protected: Exemplar Resources for the Crime and Deviance Teaching Bundle
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A-level Sociology Students -same study patterns during lockdown?
Here’s some interesting insight into the study patterns of students and how Lockdown doesn’t seem to be having any affect at all so far this year…… Here’s my blog hits since August 2020…. NB – despite an increase in traffic this year (which is nice) the pattern you see below has been exactly the same…
‘GCSEs and A-Levels scrapped’ – but I wouldn’t relax just yet!
So on Wednesday the government announced that exams in England and Wales are to be scrapped in favour of ‘assessed grades’. But does this may not necessarily mean you’ll be able to chillax for the next 6 months! Given that this government has a track record of being reactive rather than pro-active in responding to…
Sociological Perspectives on the 2020 Exam results fiasco
What a mess this years exam results were! First of all students get awarded their results based primarily on an algorithm, which adjusted center predicted grades up or down depending on how their historical results records. Then those results were scrapped in favour of the original teacher predicted grades, awarded several months ago, unless the…