Articles by KS5 PolSoc

Sexual orientation on the syllabus

Although feminism has been retained on the politics A Level syllabus, this writer thinks more needs to be done to educate students about LGBT rights

KS5 PolSoc // 24 June 2016

Categories: Blog

Looking different

After one girl realises her twin brother acts differently to her, she reflects on how standards of masculinity discourage individuality among boys

KS5 PolSoc // 16 June 2016

Categories: Blog

Working at Sports Direct

A sixth form student who works at Sports Direct reflects on her concerns about gendered tasks where she works in light of the news around its troubling working conditions for some employees

KS5 PolSoc // 9 June 2016

Categories: Blog

The ratings system

Two boys interview girls at mixed Sixth Forms and are surprised to find out how affected they are by attractiveness ratings

KS5 PolSoc // 7 June 2016

Categories: Blog

Growing up and manning up

A teenage boy worries about the pressures to be 'manly' and the impact that has as boys grow up

KS5 PolSoc // 5 June 2016

Categories: Blog

Appearances and bitching

Two A Level students talk about their concerns; one focuses on the need to be attractive, while the other calls for girls to stop criticising each other

KS5 PolSoc // 3 June 2016

Categories: Blog


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