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16/10/17

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Yr10 football team suffer a narrow 1-0 defeat against this afternoon. https://t.co/T0HP45fEte

16/10/17

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Yr8 girls rugby put in a great effort in their first game against our friends from https://t.co/PiXiRepZUl

16/10/17

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Which personality type are you? Our delegates are discovering how this influences their leadership. https://t.co/aHyzJ8OZzA

16/10/17

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Excellent opening session on "Leading Yourself" from Natasha Evans for the Step Up Programme https://t.co/wg6RGfbs47

16/10/17

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The Yr7 football team get their first win of the season in an epic battle against . https://t.co/XxU54MBgZt

16/10/17

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The Yr9 football team were convincing 6-0 winners against in the cup this afternoon. https://t.co/yiZp4rtnWZ

16/10/17

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A very warm welcome to our Step-Up delegates ! Starting their journeys to with this fantastic . https://t.co/zpLVAJEBMB

16/10/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwwS29

16/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/oSk4JVh6nZ

13/10/17

The HCACP Black History Month concert takes place October 19th, 6pm. All our welcome to this amazing celebration of cultural diversity. https://t.co/LjSVa9NYm8

13/10/17

PGL coaches are stuck in traffic, we are about 10 minutes away! Please collect students from the front of the school.

13/10/17

PGL coaches should be back at 3.25 if the traffic remains clear!

13/10/17

3.20 or just after, depending on traffic!

13/10/17

We have left PGL! We should be back around 3.20!

13/10/17

Final activity on PGL- archery!! https://t.co/U1KP5vBd2E

13/10/17

Well done Weronika for conquering Jacob’s Ladder!! https://t.co/QHFd8FCXM1

13/10/17

Groups 1 and 2, time for Jacob’s Ladder! https://t.co/oobZ8Zsav3

13/10/17

A misty morning at PGL, ready for breakfast and our final activities! https://t.co/pvu7qjIBeJ

12/10/17

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Issac showing great composure https://t.co/cRYOAvGNzg

12/10/17

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Great performance by the Yr9 boys basketball team with a nice win the surrey cup. https://t.co/LWSzjaYV4Z

Harris Academies
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Psychology

Year 12 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Students are introduced to Approaches in Psychology, Biological Psychology, Research Methods and Memory. This gives them the basic understanding of psychology concepts, thus providing a strong foundation. 
 
Overview Spring Term:
Topics include Attachment and Social Influence which related to human development and social interaction respectively. 
 
Overview Summer Term:
The final topic is Psychopathology, where students discuss the theories surrounding the origins of mental disorders. 
 

Assessments:

PAPER 1: Introductory topics in Psychology
  • Social Influence
  • Memory 
  • Attachment 
 
PAPER 2: Psychology in Context
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Psychopathology 
 
Both papers are written exams: 1 hour 30 minutes
72 marks in total
Each paper is worth 50% of AS level
Consists of three sections A, B and C which all have multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
 
Homework:
Watching documentaries and applying knowledge
Designing and carrying out independent research
Completing exam questions
Researching information prior to the lesson being taught
 
Events and Trips:
Psychology revision conference
Other useful resources that may help to support your child with their learning:
 
Websites:
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/psychology 
http://www.simplypsychology.org/ 
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
Psychology Review 
 
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
London Zoo

Year 13 overview

Overview Autumn Term:
Students build on their knowledge of Approaches, Biopsychology and Research Methods. 
They will also be introduced to one of the following options:

  • Forensic psychology 
  • Addiction
  • Aggression 
Overview Spring Term:
During the Spring Term, students will choose to study two of the following optional topics:
 
  • Relationships
  • Gender
  • Cognition and development
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating behaviour
  • Stress
As well as the compulsory topic Issues and Debates in Psychology. 
 
Overview Summer Term:
Students have the opportunity to revise the topics they learnt during the first year of their A level. Topics include:
 
  • Social influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Research methods

Assessments:

PAPER 1: Introductory topics in Psychology
PAPER 2: Psychology in Context
PAPER 3: Issues and Options in psychology
 
Each written exam: 2 hours
96 marks in total
33.3% of A-level
 

Homework:
Watching documentaries and applying knowledge
Designing and carrying out independent research
Completing exam questions
Researching information prior to the lesson being taught

Events and Trips:
The British Psychological Society Student Conference
Psychology revision conference
 
Websites:
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/psychology 
http://www.simplypsychology.org/
 
Books, Articles and other Resources:
The Lucifer Effect
A Million Little Pieces 
Psychology Review
Educational Visits: e.g. museums, galleries, places of interest etc.
Bethlem Museums of the Mind
 
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