Head of Faculty: Mr B Young
tel: 0208 360 7773 Ext 420
We aim to provide all of our learners in our diverse school community with consistently outstanding opportunities to progress in learning about sociology in a way which is engaging and relevant and broadens horizons. We deliver our lessons in a focused and supportive atmosphere in which all learners are challenged and encouraged to be the best they can be. We particularly value the use of relevant real world examples in our teaching. All students will have the opportunity to learn about people and places that are different to their own experiences. Students study issues that are important to the modern world and the world of the future. We aim for all students to develop knowledge, enquiry skills and critical thinking, using evidence to make good substantiated decisions and justifying their own opinions. We aim for all students to progress in literacy, numeracy and understanding of concepts in Sociology throughout each year of study.
At Winchmore the specification studied is WJEC/Eduqas GCSE (9-1). Students study 5 lessons of Sociology per fortnight. The department uses flipped learning as a method of teaching using cornell notes, which means that students complete set pieces of written work at home with guidance and then come to the lesson fully prepared with knowledge enabling a dynamic, interactive learning environment where the learners are encouraged to work on more difficult skills in class subsequently driving exam success and a deeper enhanced unders