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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.
Introduction to Sociology for Yr 11 Taster Day: Establishing Society
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Introduction to Sociology for Yr 11 Taster Day: Establishing Society

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This provides a 1 hour starter/taster to sociology develops the ideas of society, role, stereotyping - as well as developing themes such as social control, belief, family, education etc. The session is taught through the PowerPoint and based around discussion of the roles needed for society, whats needed to create a functional society, who would best provide the roles and inevitably stereotyping. Students typically discuss the need for power and control and who has it. This leads to some nice early ideas developing Marxism and Functionalism. Accompanying resources are attached. This is based on the lifeboat game. 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
AQA 7993 EPQ Taught Skills for Students - How to deal with the 'dreaded' Log Book!
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AQA 7993 EPQ Taught Skills for Students - How to deal with the 'dreaded' Log Book!

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This PowerPoint is aimed at students and can form part of the taught delivery. It goes through the role and importance of the logbook - making it clear to students how it relates to the 4 Assessment Objectives. My students find this helpful . As a moderator I find many student's don't pay sufficient attention to the log book and this has a significant impact on their final marks. The second PowerPoint I print off for students in handout format to write notes on. AQA A'Level EPQ 7993
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.
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.
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 Sociology AQA A'Level Paper 1: Education in Context
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GCE Sociology AQA A'Level Paper 1: Education in Context

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This is designed to help teach the Methods in Context Section for AQA A'level Paper 1. The PowerPoint introduces Methods in Context and the idea of Applying the method directly to the issue. I have used examples from the previous specification, as we have so few from the 2015 Spec. The table (word Doc) and powerpoint activity is designed to encourage students to think about how they would apply and focus their ideas, rather than generalising. There is a peer marking activity - with the current markscheme. A list of past questions, both previous and current specifications. Plenty of practice for students and can be adapted into group work for students to attempt and feedback to rest of group, or complete as individual revision/exam technique practise.
Introduction to Psychology  for Yr 11 Taster Day: Ethical Experiments
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Introduction to Psychology for Yr 11 Taster Day: Ethical Experiments

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This provides a 1 hour plus start to Psychology develops the ideas of the methodology of psychologists and in particular ethical considerations, changes in ideas, thinking and medical ability. 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 3 taster sessions (all are uploaded).
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.
Gender Dysphoria - AQA Psychology A'Level 7182/3
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Gender Dysphoria - AQA Psychology A'Level 7182/3

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This is a complete lesson covering Gender Dysphoria (Gender Identity Disorder). Resources include a complete lesson PowerPoint, activities such as case studies, evaluation sorting activity leading to essay practice, video documentary and assessment marking activity. I have used this at A'level, however, it could easily be adapted and used for PSHE. AQA Psychology A'Level 7182/3
GCSE WJEC Sociology:  Crime and Deviance – Social Control
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GCSE WJEC Sociology: Crime and Deviance – Social Control

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This PowerPoint is used as the 3rd and 4th lesson for GCSE WJEC Sociology (Paper 2: Crime and Deviance Section). The two PowerPoints cover Formal and Informal methods of Social Control. It introduces and develops a range of concepts relating to Social Control methods and an evaluation of their effectiveness. There are also a range of activities included.
GCE AQA Sociology:  Observations - Methodology (7191/2, 7192/1, 7192/3)
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GCE AQA Sociology: Observations - Methodology (7191/2, 7192/1, 7192/3)

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The Observations 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. I have uploaded the clips on YouTube - https://youtu.be/_KjLh9N16hk https://youtu.be/yw9vjSMRyLA 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 and also guidance and practise of the 10 marker. Homework is provided. 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.
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).
6th Form Tutor Activities
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6th Form Tutor Activities

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Big Bundle of Yr 12 and Yr 13 Tutor Resources - Yr 12 Includes: 1. An Introductory Session 2. CV writing 3. Revision and Exam Stress Yr 13 Includes: 1. Post 18 Options 2. Choosing University as a path 3. Apprenticeships 4. Budgeting (focus on student budgeting) 5. Safe Dating (focus on as a student) 6. Election and voting CV writing, Exam Stress and Revision could also be used in Yr 13