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Psychology

AQA-A Level Psychology

Topics Covered per Term 

Terms

Year 12

Year 13

Autumn

 

Approaches

Research Methods

Psychopathology

Issues and Debates

Comparisons of Approaches

Biopsychology

Aggression.

Spring

 

Memory

Social Influences

Internal A level Mock Examinations

Cognition and Development

Schizophrenia

Summer

 

Attachment

Internal Mock A Level Examinations

Report Writing

3 x External Final A Level Examinations

 

At the end of the 2 year A level Psychology course there are 3 examinations.

Each examination paper is 2 hours and each paper is worth 96 marks.

Examination 1: Memory;  Attachment;  Social Influences;  Psychopathology

Examination 2: Approaches in Psychology;  Biopsychology;  Research Methods

Examination 3: Issues and Debates; Schizophrenia;  Cognition and Development; Aggression

If you require advice or further information about the Psychology curriculum at Idsall School, then please contact Mrs J Mole on the following email:  jmole@idsall.shropshire.sch.uk