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Social Sciences

Welcome to the Social Science Faculty:

The Teaching Staff for the year 2015/ 2016 are-
Business Studies - Mr Young, Mr Wheatley, Mr Duffield, Mr Zaduban,
Economics - Mrs Hall, Mr Wheatley
Law - Miss Walmsley
Psychology - Mr Thirkill, Miss Thompkins
Sociology - Miss Grant, Miss Thompkins
Mr Fry, Miss MacDonald

Business Studies

 

Faculty

Social Science

Head of Faculty

 

Subject

Business Studies

Head of Subject

Mr G Young

Key Stages taught at

KS4 & KS5

KS4 Specification

Edexcel GCSE Business Studies (2BS01)

Unit 1: Introduction to Small Business
Unit 2: Investigating Small Business
Unit 3: Building a Business

KS5 Specification

AQA Applied Business Studies (single award)

AS: 8611
Unit 1 Investigating Business
Unit 2 People in Business
Unit 3 Financial Planningand Monitoring

A2 : 8616
Unit 8 Business Planning
Unit 10 Promotional Activities
Unit 12 Managing People

KS5 Specification

AQA Business Studies 2130

AS 1131
BUSS1: Planning and Financing a Business
BUSS2: Managing a Business

A2 2131
BUSS3: Strategies for Success
BUSS4: The Business Environment and Managing Change

Link

http://my.dynamic-learning.co.uk/
http://www.edexcel.com/quals/gcse/gcse09/Business/Business/Pages/default.aspx
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/business-studies/a-level/business-studies-2130
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/business-studies/a-level/applied-business-8610

 

Economics

 

Faculty

Social Science

Head of Faculty

 

Subject

Economics

Head of Subject

Mrs R Hall

Key Stages taught at

KS5

Economics encourages students to develop an understanding of economic concepts and theories through a critical consideration of current ‘real life’ issues, and then to apply these concepts and theories in a range of contexts, appreciating their value and limitations.

KS5 Specification

AQA Economics 2140

AS : 1141
ECON1 - Markets and Market Failure
ECON2 - The National Economy

A2 : 2141
ECON3 - Business Economics and the Distribution of Income
ECON4 - The National and International Economy

Link


Law

 

Faculty

Social Science

Head of Faculty

 

Subject

Law

Head of Subject

Miss S Walmsley

Key Stages taught at

KS5

KS5 Specification

AQA Law 2160

AS : 1161
Law 01 - Law making and the Legal Sysem
Law 02 - The Concept of Liability

A2 : 2161
Law 03 - Criminal Law Fatal and non Fatal Offences against the Person
Law 04 - Tort and Concepts of Law

Link

www.elawstudent.com
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/law/a-level/law-2160


Psychology

 

Faculty

Social Science

Head of Faculty

 

Subject

Psychology

Head of Subject

Mr A Thirkill

Key Stages taught at

KS5

KS5 Specification

OCR H568

 

Social Science Faculty - Level 3 Course

AS (Year 12) – A2 (Year 13), Exam Board OCR
Year 12 – Examination: 100%
Year 13 – Examination: 100%

AS Content:

G541: Psychological investigations – developing the skills to become a Psychologist.
G542: Core studies in Psychology introducing - Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology,
Development, Biological and Neurological Psychology, Individual differences [Abnormal Psychology].

A2 Content:

G534: Forensic and Criminal Psychology, Health and Clinical Psychology [Including Mental health].
G544: Psychological issues and debates.

Benefits: Develops understanding of human behaviour. Develops research and investigation skills.

Careers: Medical services, counselling, clinical & educational psychology or social services and the criminal justice system.

Requirements: Grade BB in GCSE Core and Additional Science or B Biology. Grade C in GCSE English and Mathematics is preferable.

Teacher contact: Mr Thirkill

Link

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce-psychology-h168-h568/

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Sociology

 

Faculty

Social Science

Head of Faculty

 

Subject

Sociology

Head of Subject

Miss E Grant

Key Stages taught at

KS5

KS5 Specification

Sociology A level
AS (Year 12) – A2 (Year 13), Exam Board AQA
Year 12 – Examination: 100%
Year 13 – Examination: 100%

AS Content:
SCLY 1: Families and Households – How we develop and grow as part of Families including social problems and the Family

SCLY2: Education and Research methods – Education policy, Attainment and Methods of Sociological Research

A2 Content:
SCLY3: Beliefs in Society – Sociology of belief and ideas focussing on Religion, Science and Ideology

SCLY4: Crime and Sociological Theory – Causes of Crime, the Sociology of the Criminal Justice system and Advanced theories of Society

Benefits: Develops understanding of human behaviour in groups. Develops research and investigation skills. Raises political awareness and develops capacity of rational and critical thought.

Careers: Law and order, Government, Market research, Policy, Social work and Charity sector.

Requirements: Standard Glyn School Sixth form entry requirements.

Teacher contact: Miss Grant

 

Link

http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/sociology/a-level

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