Psychology

KS5

To take A Level Psychology, students need at least C grade for English and B grades for Math and Biology. They will have five lessons of Psychology with two teachers. The A Level grade is made up of three 2 hour written exams taken in June of Year 13.  Currently students sit their Year 12 units as AS papers as practice in Year 12.

 

Exam Board: AQA

Year 12

Paper 1 Introductory Topics in Psychology: Social Influence, Memory and Attachment.
Paper 2 Psychology in Context: Research Methods, Approaches in Psychology and Psychopathology.

Year 13

Paper 1 Introductory Topics in Psychology: Social Influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology.
Paper 2 Psychology in Context: Research Methods, Approaches in Psychology and Biopsychology.
Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology: Issues and Debates, Relationships, Eating Behaviour and Aggression.

Books used within the course: