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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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Why attend?

Ensure your students can achieve the very best grades in their exams by attending this one-day course where we will cover what is required to push marks over grade boundaries.
  • Understand what is required to reach the highest grades in terms of skills and preparation, including teaching and learning resources
  • Develop strategies to help high achieving students reach A* grades in the linear course
Attend this course and receive a free copy of My Revision Notes: A-level Sociology for either OCR or AQA – worth £16.99

Booking reference: SO050719


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


Laura Pountney - Presenter
Laura Pountney - Presenter
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Jannine Jacobs-Roth - Presenter
Jannine Jacobs-Roth - Presenter
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