Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour. It involves developing a theoretical understanding of what makes us who we are. We look at many different elements of behaviour, from crime and mental illness, to child development and understanding gender. It is a wonderful course that allows you to explore many different, interesting parts of human behaviour and is well suited to those who ask a lot of questions and like to understand what makes people ‘tick’.

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Mrs S Tetlow

Teacher of Psychology

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Key Stage 5

AQA GCSE A/AS Level Psychology

Paper 1: Social influence; Memory; Attachment; Psychopathology
Paper 2: Approaches in Psychology; Biopsychology; Research Methods
Paper 3: Issues and debates; Forensic Psychology; Gender; Schizophrenia

A/AS Level Psychology is assessed in the following way:


If you would like further information about the topics, themes or assessment for this course please contact: Mrs A Cave

Enrichment Opportunities for Psychology

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