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11/12/17

Retweetd From MyKindaFuture

We're looking forward to welcoming to the Awards tomorrow at 🎉 https://t.co/YMSRSojQIM

11/12/17

HCACP Advent rolls on despite the snow. Today 10AA send their seasonal greetings. https://t.co/C5iUNlzCVj

11/12/17

Join us on Tuesday December 12th for the annual HCACP Christmas Carol Concert. An hour of festive music and celebration. Everyone is welcome https://t.co/xPcqQUye1U

11/12/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

09/12/17

Retweetd From STEMGirlsClub

Calling out to all Schools, both Primary and Secondary that want to join the STEM Girls Club campaign to empower our girls to pick STEM in the future. Visit https://t.co/OlJIG7tGyB today and sign up for January 2018. Do something different today! https://t.co/9NpTA0ZfUj

08/12/17

HCACP Advent continues. Today three superstars from 10SS https://t.co/KsdW8HyWx0

08/12/17

Retweetd From STEMGirlsClub

First glimpse of the STEMRoadshow footage from last month for more info visit https://t.co/HRfqyGmd3D https://t.co/tp6lHekkeg

07/12/17

Amazing performance of Macbeth at yesterday at HCACP by . Shakespeare has never been so much fun. https://t.co/BpaDr128Oh

07/12/17

HCACP advent continues. Today. The year 10 girls wish you all a happy Christmas. https://t.co/u7AquuimFW

05/12/17

Thank you to all parents who attended our assessment coffee morning with Ms Lovegrove yesterday.

05/12/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Another very busy week of school sport for students. 18 fixtures in 4 days with close to 200 students representing the Academy. Good luck to all. https://t.co/LUupvf3OlY

05/12/17

Retweetd From Mr Titterton

Massive thank you for giving up your time. My Business Studies students really enjoyed your inspiring talk. https://t.co/ANTexsCEyX

05/12/17

Join us on Tuesday December 12th for the annual HCACP Christmas Carol Concert. An hour of festive music and celebration. Everyone is welcome https://t.co/Me1yW4Mo6Z

04/12/17

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Fantastic work by the U13 boys handball team today in winning the championships against some very tough opposition. Now on to the 🤾‍♂️ https://t.co/HZa6SOXnui

04/12/17

Events taking place at Harris City Academy Crystal Palace this week. https://t.co/J0yySwOtqJ

01/12/17

Some more of our amazing award winning students from last nights HCACP Awards Evening https://t.co/1cBc8h2nIo

01/12/17

HCACP Sports Team Of The Year, Yr11 Girls rugby meet rugby star Conor Gilsenan at last nights annual HCACP Awards Evening https://t.co/p8jItUggLO

01/12/17

with Girls’ Rugby Team of the year! https://t.co/smU23NT3Q5

01/12/17

Thanks to for attending Rewards Evening

01/12/17

Retweetd From The Sporting Way

Big thanks to my ex teammate Jay Simpson of who popped in during our Resilience workshop at to talk about the challenges he faced growing up. Inspiring & a great role model for the younger generation https://t.co/P5zyjx7tJY

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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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