A Level Course Information

How well do students do in psychology?

Very well – much better than the National average in Psychology.

In 2016 at A2 (full A Level)

 

A*

A

B

C

D

E

2

8

15

18

7

3

 

The following students did exceptionally well:-

Abbie Chetwynd

A – University of Birmingham– Sociology

Aimee Haywood

A – Nottingham Trent University – Psychology

Georgie Taylor

A –University of Warwick – Chemistry

Harry Batchelor Robbins

A –University of Cardiff – Ancient History

 Louis Fryer

A – University of Leicester – Psychology

Lucy Brown

A* – University of Birmingham– Medicine

 Marc Chetwynd

A – Nottingham Trent University – Criminology

 Oliver Dudley

A – University of Leicester –Neuroscience

Taylor Rogers

A* –Keele University– Sociology and Psychology

 William Baggott

A – University of Leicester – Computer Science

The course specification taught is AQA www.aqa.org.uk

Students will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of psychology through a range of topics.

Component 1 Social Influence

Assessment
2 hour terminal examination

Memory
Attachment
Psychopathology
Component 2 Approaches in Psychology

Assessment
2 hour terminal examination

Biopsychology
Research Methods
Component 3 Issues and Debates in Psychology
Option 1: – Relationships or Gender or Cognition and development

Assessment
2 hour terminal examination

Option 2: – Schizophrenia or Eating Behaviours or Stress
Option 3: – Aggression or Forensic Psychology or Addiction

 

Entry requirements 6 A-C GCSE, including English Language, Maths and a Science