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I am Head of Social Sciences teaching AS/A level Sociology and Psychology. For many years I’ve taught History through to A'level and Archaeology through to GCSE and have been Citizenship/PSHE coordinator. I am currently an accredited Lead Practitioner (leading on Stretch and Challenge), an AQA Senior Examiner for Sociology Paper 3 and an AQA EPQ Moderator. I’ve authored an AS/A level Sociology Revision book for Paper 1 (AQA), published by Collins - for the current 2015 Spec.

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I am Head of Social Sciences teaching AS/A level Sociology and Psychology. For many years I’ve taught History through to A'level and Archaeology through to GCSE and have been Citizenship/PSHE coordinator. I am currently an accredited Lead Practitioner (leading on Stretch and Challenge), an AQA Senior Examiner for Sociology Paper 3 and an AQA EPQ Moderator. I’ve authored an AS/A level Sociology Revision book for Paper 1 (AQA), published by Collins - for the current 2015 Spec.
GCE AQA Sociology: Experiments -  Methodology (7191/2, 7192/1, 7192/3):  Experiments
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GCE AQA Sociology: Experiments - Methodology (7191/2, 7192/1, 7192/3): Experiments

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The Experiments PowerPoint works through the whole lesson - explaining and prompting where activities follow. It works through looking at the methodology with clips, a case study booklet and the book (we use the Orange Rob Webb Book). Ideas are recorded on the sheet. The Past Questions sheet gives an idea of how the questions are set and the opportunity to try some. Video Clips are provided, except one which would not upload, I have therefore given the link (https://vimeo.com/89396290). Any probs and I can send to you directly. Homework is provided. The Tick sheet is used to help students organise their folders/notes.
Introduction to AQA GCE A'level Sociology
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Introduction to AQA GCE A'level Sociology

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A powerpoint outlining the course and decoding the exam language. It then moves into an introduction to sociology with a range of activities and concepts relating to social constructionism, time and place, cultural difference etc.
Introduction to Sociology  for Yr 11 Taster Day:  Norms, Values and Culture
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Introduction to Sociology for Yr 11 Taster Day: Norms, Values and Culture

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This provides a 1 hour plus start to sociology develops the ideas of society, culture, role, status, stereotyping - as well as developing themes such as social control, belief, family, education etc. There are a good range of accompanying resources to see you through the lesson, to teach from and for students to record their individual/group ideas. This is based on the Shirbits idea. I have a 2 taster sessions (both uploaded).
AQA 7993 EPQ Training for Staff - EPQ Launch
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AQA 7993 EPQ Training for Staff - EPQ Launch

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This PowerPoint is aimed at staff, as part of a training programme to launch and train staff to become Supervisors for AQA’s EPQ. Best used alongside exemplar material (with marking commentaries) which I can provide if required. AQA A'Level EPQ 7993
Introduction to Psychology for Yr 11 Taster Day: Psychopathology OCD
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Introduction to Psychology for Yr 11 Taster Day: Psychopathology OCD

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This provides a 1 hour plus start to Psychology develops the ideas of the methodology of psychologists and in particular approaches, and psychopathology. There are a good range of accompanying resources to see you through the lesson, to teach from and for students to record their individual/group ideas. This is based on the ethical experiments idea. . I have a 3 taster sessions, this is the 2nd (all uploaded).
Yr 12 Tutor Session - Inroduction to Yr 12/Level 3
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Yr 12 Tutor Session - Inroduction to Yr 12/Level 3

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1st lesson with my Year 12s - Tutor time. I used the powerpoint to get them to think about the GCSE/GCE gap! The powerpoint was to help get to know their fellow tutees. I have further Year 12 and 13 Tutor material uploaded.
The Medieval Church
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The Medieval Church

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Medieval Church. For a lesson on the role of the church - control and punish. Considers the idea of 'sin&' and punishment and where Doom Paintings fit in.
Witchcraft
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Witchcraft

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The PowerPoint begins with a 'witch bottle&' starter, to intrigue students! They could design their own witch bottle. The PowerPoint goes on to look at images of witchcraft and cases brought to trial. It concludes with punishments, which my class acted out in short sketches, and really enjoyed doing, There are questions to focus/ direct learning and check that learning has occurred.
Yr 13 Tutor Session - Safe Dating
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Yr 13 Tutor Session - Safe Dating

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Designed really for Yr 13s who are going to be leaving home to go to university. Safe dating is really just designed to get students to think about practical issues for staying safe. I have other Yr 12 and 13 Tutor materials uploaded also.
AQA GCE Sociology Taster Sessions and Information
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AQA GCE Sociology Taster Sessions and Information

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This bundle includes two separate 1 hour taster sessions, aimed at Year 11s, This includes PowerPoint for both lessons and activity sheets. Furthermore a detailed information leaflet for Year 11 for the course, including course information, career progression, further reading etc.
GCE AQA Sociology:  Secondary Sources - Methodology (7191/2, 7192/1, 7192/3)
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GCE AQA Sociology: Secondary Sources - Methodology (7191/2, 7192/1, 7192/3)

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The Secondary Sources PowerPoint works through the whole lesson - explaining and prompting where activities follow. It works through looking at the methodology with a case study booklet and the book (we use the Orange Rob Webb Book). Ideas are recorded on the sheet. The Past Questions sheet gives an idea of how the questions are set and the opportunity to try some. There is a peer marking activity. The Tick sheet is used to help students organise their folders/notes.
Yr 13 Tutor Session - Apprenticeships
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Yr 13 Tutor Session - Apprenticeships

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Designed for Yr 13 as part of Post 18 pathways. An introduction to Apprenticeships and leads to plenty of discussion. I have other Yr 12 and 13 tutor material uploaded.
Psychology Music Quiz - AQA Psychology AS &  A'Level 7181/7182
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Psychology Music Quiz - AQA Psychology AS & A'Level 7181/7182

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This is a Psychology Music Quiz - it could be used as a Christmas Quiz or end of Year Quiz, containing references to Paper 1 and 2 - Social Influence, Memory, Psychopathology, Approaches and Attachment. The PowerPoint gives instructions and the answers. NOTE - I used the video clip for studies as MP3 only rather than visual - there is a video clips which I wouldn't show to an A'Level class. Any problems with the clip and I will send to you directly.
Introductory Lesson for A/AS Level Sociology
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Introductory Lesson for A/AS Level Sociology

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I use this lesson as my first lesson with my AS/A Level (Year 1) Sociology Class. The outline explains the 2 year course to them, and we use it as a folder organiser for sections of work. The powerpoint then runs through a range of activities, dealing with society, social imagination, norms and values, culture, social construction, ethnocentricism. The activities (word docs and video clip) link to the powerpoint. The key terms sheet allows them to reflect and record at the end of the lesson.
Yr 13 Tutor Session - Post 18 Options
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Yr 13 Tutor Session - Post 18 Options

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Designed for Yr 13 students to consider options post 18. Goes through the range of options and provides several links for students to explore. I also do a detailed sessions on the various options that the powerpoint mentions. I have other Yr 12 and 13 tutor materials uploaded.
Yr 13 Tutor Session - How to choose your university and course
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Yr 13 Tutor Session - How to choose your university and course

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I used the 1st 3 documents with my Yr 12s. We used the powerpoint and clips. In Yr 13 once the students had chosen, been on open days etc and been through the process, I asked them to write a how to guide for the year below - see Word Doc. They also made a short info film which I have and can provide. A good 6th form Tutor session and activity. I have other Yr 12 and 13 Tutor work uploaded
A'Level Sociology Student Handbook (AQA)
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A'Level Sociology Student Handbook (AQA)

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This is a handbook for Year 12 Students starting the Sociology A'Level course. It is an outline of all they need to know, including expectations, references and ideal for setting the tone early on.