Key Stage 5 Psychology

Exam Board and Specification

We follow the AQA A Level specification, which is examined over three exams at the end of Year 13.

Topics/Skills Taught

Year 12

  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Research methods
  • Approaches to psychology

Year 13

  • Issues and debates in psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Schizophrenia
  • Aggression
  • Gender
  • Research methods

Extra-Curricular Opportunities

As psychology is a far-reaching subject, we encourage and support all students to take part in wider reading and seek out appropriate opportunities for extra-curricular activities including essay competitions and revision webinars.