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Exam Workshops for Students

AQA A Level Sociology Grade Booster Workshops

  • Levels: A Level
  • Exam boards: AQA

AQA A Level Sociology Grade Booster is an intensive revision and exam technique workshop for Yr13 students taking the three AQA A Level Sociology papers in 2019

Who's it for: All Year 13 students taking AQA A Level Sociology in 2019.
Price: £25 (+VAT)
Hosts: Duncan Hall

  • April 2019
  • 29th


    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

    10:30am - 3:20pm BST

  • May 2019
  • 1st


    Vue Cinema - Westfield White City

    10:30am - 3:20pm BST

  • 3rd


    Vue Cinema - Star City

    10:30am - 3:20pm BST

  • Registration on the day opens 45 minutes before the event's start time.

About this event

The intensive Grade Booster workshop format is designed to:

  • Refine and sharpen key exam technique for the three AQA A Level Sociology papers
  • Build confidence in the essential assessment skills
  • Cover a wide range of core topics that are likely to be tested in June

The A Level Business Grade Booster Workshop combines:

  • Four hours of intensive large-group tuition by our experienced AQA A Level Sociology presenter team
  • An enlarged workshop booklet containing all the session content, extension activities, guidance on exam-board specific exam technique and other essential revision materials designed for students at the end of their AQA A Level Sociology course.

Learning outcomes


Session 1: What do you know?

In this session, we will focus on AO1: knowledge and understanding. We will look at how to maximise marks on the 4-mark and 6-mark questions and recap a range of knowledge from across the specification.

Session 2: Top Tens!

In Session two, we will focus on everyone’s favourite: the 10-mark question. Students will practice developing item hooks in the Apply and Analyse questions; they will be introduced to the sociology sandwich (a paragraph-writing technique) and they will practise pushing their answers into the top mark band, through effective analysis

Session 3: Perfecting your essays

So many of the marks across the A Level papers come from the 20 and 30 mark essays, so good essay technique is critical. This session will hone students’ skills in decoding the question, planning and structuring their answers, and improving evaluation, analysis and conclusions

Session 4: Theory & Methods Applied!

In the afternoon session we will take a whistle-stop tour through a wide range of content through the focus of Theory and Methods, including crucial examiner insights into how students can get more marks in their Methods in Context answers. Students will also practice applying their knowledge of theory to a range of A Level Sociology topics.

Course package

A place at this event costs £25+VAT for the day of tuition. This includes a comprehensive workshop booklet which also includes follow-up revision materials. For every 10 student places you book, a teacher can go free.

Your host

    Duncan Hall

    Duncan is an experienced social science and humanities teacher, writer and senior examiner. He has taught Politics and Sociology A Level for many years and has a PhD in Social History.

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