You will get 2 papers one on Thursday of 2 hours and one on Friday of 1 hour
Paper 1 will be on Component 1 and 2. You will get one 15 mark question on Youth culture, one 35 mark question on Education and one 30 mark research design
Paper 2 will be on Component 3 and you will get one 40 mark question on crime and deviance.
Your PPE will be on Monday 19th Period 5. You will get one 35 mark question on Youth Culture and one 15 mark question defining a key term in Education so far.
General advice of how to approach revision
Each topic you revise you could follow this plan which would take approx 1 to 2 Hours
Brainstorm a topic on A4 paper – see what you know already
Revise the topic using handouts from blog and textbook
Repeat the brainstorm to see what you have learnt during revision
Select a practice question from your revision guide on the topic area
Mark your question using the markschemes at the back of the revision guide
Create a flashcard with the main points from that topic including keywords, names of theorists and brief evaluation points to jog your memory.
Move on to next topic
Watch out for reminders about how to revise for PPEs early next week
A big well done to Lili Moran for some amazingly insightful essays lately and for all round consistent effort.
Year 12 You should be completing your KO on the New Right (booklet 5) now and sharing it with me then starting the next one of Marxism and Education (guidance is already on the blog page). You are preparing and revising for timed essay on Friday on the contribution of the New Right 35 marks.
Year 13 You should be finishing the evaluating research methods big sheet including examples of research to share with me by the end of next week. You also have to hand in your completed research designs on single mothers question on Monday/Tuesday.
Revision for PPEs should be well under way. Remember to use your revision guides and practice questions as much as possible. There will be no after school revision next week but we should be able to do some revision in lesson time. The next KO on social inequality will be completed after PPEs
Well done to Leanne Pease for great job on Ethnicity and Crime essay and for stepping up your effort lately. Also a big thanks and well done to all those attending Thursday revision. All welcome!
Year 12s you should be finishing the KO on Meritocracy and Functionalism now and starting a new one on Education and the New Right. I have put guidance on the blog page for this.
Year 13s you are working on the evaluating research methods tables which should be completed by the end of next week including examples of research. Also you now have to write up your research designs on young single mothers by Thursday next week.
Well done to Mollie Cronin for consistently good effort and great essay on Youth Deviance. Keep up the enthusiasm Mollie well done!!
Year 12 Next two booklets to read and complete KO for are Nos 3 and 4 on meritocracy and Functionalism and Education. I have put guidance for the KO on the blog page. You have a timed essay on Thursday period 4 on changes in education since 1945 (15 marks).
Year 13 We are completing the evaluating research sheet on sampling and quantitative methods this week. Work on researching one example of research for each row in the table so you can explain the research, its aim, method, sampling, findings etc. use the textbook to help you.
Star of the week will start next week
Year 12 Please bring folders everyday also bring printed handouts on education topics to class. You are completing the knowledge organiser using my guidance on the blog on the first two booklets on the organisation and purpose of education. The next KO you will be completing is on Meritocracy and Functionalism and I have put a guidance document on the blog for this one already.
Year 13 Please bring to lessons your revision guides on Research Methods and chrome books so you can work on the evaluating research methods sheet in class. Please also bring textbooks to class. You should have completed KO on victimology and the PLCS by now and you have a timed essay on Institutional Racism next Thursday.
Welcome to 2018!
Year 12 When we return on 8th Jan I will be checking folders again and hope to see everyone’s completed and printed knowledge organisers and handouts etc. You have a timed essay on youth deviance (Discuss the view that youth cultures are deviant 35 marks) on 12th Jan period 5. The next topic we are studying will be the Sociology of Education so when we return go to the appropriate page from the menu and print the first two booklets on the organisation and purpose of education. You will be doing one knowledge organiser for both of these booklets. There will be guidance in class.
Year 13 You have a timed essay the week after we return on Thursday 18th Jan (The police are institutionally racist – discuss 40 marks). The next topic we are studying is Research Methods – you will need the revision guide from last year let me know if you dont have one. Instead of Knowledge organisers you will be completing a revision table on the different methods and sampling techniques which you can find on the blog page.
Look forward to seeing you all on Monday!!
I wish you all a very Happy Christmas
Stars of the week – Hannah Ward year 13 for going the extra mile on that crime and media essay, well done Hannah!! – Lizzie Payne – great job on Neotribes essay – well done!! Also well done to Liam for winning the first essay competition of the year in Year 12.
Reminders of work for holidays
Year 12 Please get all your knowledge organisers and folders up to date over the holidays as well as prepare for a timed essay on youth deviance on 12th Jan. There is an outline plan for this essay on the Youth and Deviance powerpoint.
Year 13 As well as getting knowledge organisers up to date,you are going to be using the PLCs (now updated to chrome docs) on the blog page to identify your weakest areas for revision. Pick either all of Comp 2 research methods – if this is a weak area for you- or identify 4 topics (handouts) from last year to revise thoroughly over the hols. Share your completed PLCs and skills sheets with me. We will also complete a timed essay on ethnicity and crime the week after we return (15th Jan).
Well done to Mario Greco for completely up to date knowledge organisers and folder. This independent work is very important for next year and improving your understanding so well done Mario and keep up the good work!!
Year 12 You should be preparing for timed essay on the characteristics of Neotribes on Monday. Complete your knowledge organiser on Gender and Youth and also Ethnicity and Youth by end of this week coming and then start the final one for this topic which is Youth and Deviance.
Year 13 You should be preparing for timed essay on Chivalry factor on Thursday. Knowledge organisers on both Gender and Crime and Ethnicity and crime.
Well done to Liam Hall for resubmitting PPE answers and a greatly improved grade. Redrafting under target work is very important for improvement so keep it up all of you!
Year 12 please share all of your knowledge organisers with me. You should be completing one on Post Modernism and youth this week. Remember to print them for your folders. Your timed essay on Characteristics on Neotribes (15) will be on Friday period 1.
Year 13 knowledge organisers are missing from some of you please share them asap. You should be completing knowledge organisers on Interactionism and the media this week and also one on Post modernism and crime in your own time. Timed essay on Media and crime is on Weds for 13c with PPH and Thurs for 13B.
Congratulations to Nwabisa who massively improved her evaluation skills in her Realism essay by responding to feedback. Nwabisa also planned meticulously for the essay beforehand. Well Done Nwabisa!!
Please keep working on your folders. Your aim is to have all your topics in order with the handout, knowledge organiser and your classnotes all printed, in order !
Year 12 – Knowledge organisers for Functionalism and Youth and neo-Marxism and Youth by the end of next week shared with me in the shared folder please.
Year 13 – Knowledge organisers for Marxism and essay on Marxism done at home by Thursfor 13B and Friday for 13C