Psychology

Welcome to Psychology

Psychology is the study into human behaviour. Students learn about different approaches to psychology and different theories, research studies and applications for each approach.

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Key Stage 4

OCR GCSE Psychology (A-E)

Memory, Perception, Attachment, Gender, Cognitive Development, Obedience, Criminal Behaviour, Atypical Behaviour, Non Verbal Communication, The Self, Research Methods.

OCR GCSE Psychology is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Miss A Cox (subject lead) or Miss R Bowers (Head of Faculty).

Key Stage 5

AQA GCE Psychology (AS)

Memory, Social Influence, Attachments, Approaches, Biopsychology, Psychopathology, Research Methods.

AQA GCE Psychology (AS) is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Miss A Cox (subject lead) or Miss R Bowers (Head of Faculty).

AQA GCE Psychology (A Level)

All of the AS content plus; Forensic Psychology, Schizophrenia, Gender, Issues and Debates, Research Methods.

AQA GCE Psychology (A Level) is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Miss A Cox (subject lead) or Miss R Bowers (Head of Faculty).

Edexcel Extended Project (Level 3)

A skills based course where students develop their independent skills in planning and managing their dissertation/field study. They collect, interpret and analyse sources, draw conclusions and evaluate with a presentation at the end. The topic is based on the individual’s choice.

Edexcel Extended Project (Level 3) is assessed in the following way:

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If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Miss A Cox (subject lead) or Miss R Bowers (Head of Faculty).

Enrichment Opportunities for Psychology

Please see the current Academy Enrichment Programme Booklet for details of enrichment opportunities in this subject area.