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Sociology at GCSE and A Level

Sociology is about the study of societies, how they work and how they change.

You will learn how societies shape people’s ideas and behaviour and how in turn, people interact and shape their societies. You will also have the chance to consider your own experience of the world around you and to develop the knowledge and skills needed to play a part within the community. During the course of this programme of study, students have the opportunity to visit the Law Courts in Wolverhampton where they receive a talk on the processes involved and a chance to stand in the dock! They can then sit in on real trials, some of which have been real eye openers! Students can relate to the course content and enjoy the topics covered. Student achievement is good. The department has a good record of adding value to student performance.

The qualification will enable you to move on to further study and is particularly useful if you want to carry on to AS/A level Sociology.



Flexibility – we have packages available for flexi boarding which might suit busy families where both parents work late or where parents may want some time away.

3 night stays mid-week for £135

3 night weekend stay which includes an activity for £155

Single night £55

Routine – structured evenings including a supervised prep, evening activities and a good bedtime routine ensuring our boarders are well rested for the next day.

Enrichment – our boarding houses are incredibly diverse and act as an opportunity for boarders to experience cultures from all around the world. The nurturing environment helps them develop socially and helps prepare them for life after school.

Family – We have a strong family ethos here at The Royal School, strengthened by our fantastic and experienced staff and their own families including our much-loved Harry (4) and Thomas (1) who have all the boarders in the palm of their hands.

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