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Key Stage Five

A-Level Psychology is organised into three different papers: Paper 1 (Introductory Topics in Psychology), Paper 2 (Psychology in Context) and Paper 3 (Issues & Options in Psychology). All three papers are 2hrs long, contain 96 marks and constitute 33.33% of the final grade.The course is designed to create independent learners, critical thinkers and decision-makers – all personal assets that can make them stand out as they progress to higher education and/or the workplace.

AQA A-Level Psychology

 

Year 12

Year 13

Term One: Autumn

Introduction.

Approaches in Psychology.

Research Methods.

Biopsychology.

Issues & Debates.

Term Two: Christmas

Research Methods.

Social Influence.

Psychopathology.

Cognition & Development.

Stress

Term Three: Winter

Psychopathology.

Memory.

 

Stress.

Forensic Psychology.

Term Four: Spring

Memory.

Attachment.

Forensic Psychology.

Revision.

Term Five: Summer

Attachment.

Biopsychology.

Exam