Hellesdon High School

Sociology Year 13

Year 13 AQA A-Level Sociology (7192) Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment
Autumn Term

Crime and Deviance





Culture and Identity






Crime, deviance, social order and social control. The social distribution of crime and deviance by ethnicity, gender and social class, including recent patterns and trends in crime


The relationship of identity to production, consumption and globalisation. Different conceptions of culture, including subculture, mass culture, folk culture, high and low culture, popular culture and global culture


The new media and their significance for an understanding of the role of the media in contemporary society. The relationship between ownership and control of the media. The media, globalisation and popular culture





In Class Assessments

Spring Term

Crime and Deviance






Globalisation and crime in contemporary society; the media and crime; green crime; human rights and state crimes. Crime control, surveillance, prevention and punishment, victims, and the role of the criminal justice system and other agencies


The processes of selection and presentation of the content of the news. Media representations of age, social class, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability. The relationship between the media, their content and presentation, and audiences




In Class Assessment


Summer Term

Research Methods and Methods in Context


Theory and Methods

All Units

Review and Revision


Review and Revision



A-Level External Exams