Key Stage 5

Why study this course?

You think the subject sounds interesting:

  • You enjoy learning independently
  • You like asking and answering questions
  • You are good at exams (remember there is no coursework)
  • You enjoy biology and are good at maths (there is10% maths in the course)
  • It would be beneficial if you had a grade 7 or above at GCSE in Maths and Science


What will I study?

Year 12

  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Approaches in Psychology (including Biopsychology at AS)
  • Research Methods

Yea 13

All of the above, plus Gender, Schizophrenia, Addiction


How will I be assessed?

3 exams at the end of Year 2. 100 % examined


Where can it lead?

A career in teaching or you can specialise in a chosen field – educational, clinical, forensic, sports psychology

Staff List

Mrs K Ward

Subject Leader

  • Mrs E Lucchessi – Faculty Leader
  • Mrs K Ward
  • Ms B Chambers
  • Ms S Evans
  • Ms M Cooke
Exam Board

Please click the image(s) below for exam board information.

Past Papers
Revision Sites
  • Please ask a member of staff for revision resources
Option Blocks