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Aiming for the A* in A-level Sociology

Sociology 16-18 Teacher Training

Laura Pountney, Jannine Jacobs-Roth

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Attend this course and receive a free copy of My Revision Notes: A Level Sociology for either OCR or AQA – worth £16.99

Why attend?

Ensure your students can achieve the very best grades in their exam by attending this one-day course. Understand what is required to push their marks over the grade boundaries.
Outcomes for the day
  • To understand what is required to reach the highest grades in terms of skills and preparation, including teaching and learning resources
  • To develop strategies to help high achieving students reach A* grades in the linear course
Booking Ref: SO121118

Programme

10.00am Registration and coffee
10.15am What are the skills and content required to get A*?
  •  Content and skills: what is expected to reach the top grade?
  •  Short questions strategies
  •  Responses to longer questions: depth vs breadth
11.15am Morning coffee
11.30am Exploring sample A* material
  •  Exploring higher level skills through the use of theoretical ideas
  •  Activities and Ideas for how to use sample material
  •  Extending students abilities: moving from the A/B boundaries upwards
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Stretch and challenge activities
  •  Linear delivery and building, tracking and monitoring A* students
  •  Ideas for making synoptic links and using them within written work
  •  Ideas for challenging activities
2.30pm Afternoon tea
2.45pm Enrichment activities to support the A* grade student
  •  University based activities/activities beyond college
  •  Strategies for using reading resources/online material
  •  Ideas and strategies for drawing on these enrichment activities in written work
3.45pm Review and reflect
4.00pm Course ends

Presenters

Laura Pountney - Presenter
Laura Pountney - Presenter
Read Biography
Jannine Jacobs-Roth - Presenter
Jannine Jacobs-Roth - Presenter
Read Biography

Venue

SO050719

Venue

SO121118
London - venue TBC
The venue will be confirmed at least
two weeks before the event.