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    British Sociology Association A Level Essay Competition

    Linus in Year 13 has been awarded 2nd prize in this year's British Sociological Association A Level essay competition. The theme this year was;

    ‘The corona generation? Using your sociological imagination, examine how COVID-19 may change young people’s lives’

    His essay focused on the sociological impact of coronavirus on working class boys and discussed the phenomenon of 'court-hopping'. For his essay, he used a mixture of qualitative and quantitative methods and drew upon a wide range of sociological concepts and perspectives.

    The judge for the BSA competition, Dr Sarah Cant of Canterbury Christ Church University commented on Linus' work; 

    "This piece focussing on Coronavirus’ effect on working class boys and Court-Hopping was exceptionally creative and a pleasure to read."

    Full details of the competition winners will be released on the BSA website - 

    This is a fantastic achievement - well done Linus!

    Mr Gunn