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Year 11 Sociology

Summer Examinations

WJEC (EDUQAS)

C200U10-1

Paper 1 – Sociology Component 1

WJEC (EDUQAS)

C200U20-1

Paper 2 – Sociology Component 2

The different exam papers will focus on the following topics. 

Component One:

Understanding Social Processes

Written examination: 1 hour 45 minutes

50% of qualification

Component Two

Understanding Social Structures

Written examination: 1 hour 45 minutes

50% of qualification

This component covers the following topic areas:

  • Key concepts and processes of cultural transmission
  • Families
  • Education 
  • Sociological research methods

A written assessment with a mix of short answer, structured questions and extended response questions, all compulsory. The extended response questions will require candidates to draw together different areas of knowledge, skills and/or understanding from across the relevant specification content.

This component covers the following topic areas:

  •  Social differentiation and stratification
  • Crime and deviance 
  • Applied methods of sociological enquiry

A written assessment with a mix of short answer, structured questions and extended response questions, all compulsory. The extended response questions will require candidates to draw together different areas of knowledge, skills and/or understanding from across the relevant specification content.

There are NO optional questions. Therefore, it is essential you revise all the content from the course.

Students are encouraged to focus on individual topics during each revision session and ensure their revision is active. This means creating revision resources such as mind maps and flash cards. Students should then use their revision workbook, as well as accessing past papers through the Corby Technical School website to test themselves on the subject they have just revised.

To encourage good practice student should use their cue cards to test their factual knowledge alongside creating more detailed revision notes/mind maps for each of the topics shown in the revision guides.

 

Revision guides

If your child would like to buy their own their revision guide, they are available for purchase directly on the Illuminate Publishing website or on Amazon.

  • WJEC Eduqas GCSE Sociology revision guide  - £13.99