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26/10/21

Wow! Amazing.

23/10/21

Retweetd From Kinetic Foundation

Harris City Academy Crystal Palace Kinetic won 4-0 against John Fisher in the Surrey County Cup Round 1 🏆 https://t.co/7BDAHgMHoc https://t.co/YbUsGho51r

18/10/21

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We are extremely grateful to for taking the time to meet students and staff for his documentary He is also generously supporting students at the academy to study robotics https://t.co/ljwv9uGBD2

16/10/21

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Celebrations have been underway at this week as the school celebrated its 30th anniversary 🗣 “Students have enjoyed hearing about the history of the school and about the difference it has made to the lives of generations of local children” https://t.co/9rj2qt2rUu

15/10/21

The HCACP October Newsletter is now available. Special 30th Anniversary edition. https://t.co/hJSAJk2OC9 https://t.co/UMMAlvzOE8

15/10/21

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Congratulations to a truly school. https://t.co/cmSBPDgXSx

14/10/21

PGL day 2 - what a day! https://t.co/Zg8KjPMJ8Y

14/10/21

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Terrific team performance from the Yr11 football team to win through to the next round of the National cup today. https://t.co/yNlQ8ceK72

14/10/21

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Harris City Academy Crystal Palace Kinetic made it 2 wins from 2 games in the ESFA Super League Group Stage with a 3-1 away win against Esher College 💪 https://t.co/3EljZSRgPc https://t.co/mQHTbbac3p

14/10/21

Tune in tonight, 'THE BLACKPRINT' .... we are looking forward to this! https://t.co/bKOy5x5uyy

14/10/21

Find lots more 30th Anniversary pictures and news in this half term's newsletter .... https://t.co/i9xGLPoX67

14/10/21

Happy 30th Anniversary to ! What a wonderful day we've had! https://t.co/g5tAnWQbhc

12/10/21

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Our U16 Boys and Girls Table Tennis 🏓 Competition is underway ! Good Luck 🍀 to all the schools taking part. Thank you to for hosting our event. https://t.co/ZcIXYjtaua

11/10/21

7.15am this morning ⁦⁩ , the year 7 football team in training https://t.co/2gjaPDyWPo

11/10/21

Auditions for our concert this Thursday lunchtime and after school. https://t.co/hDb2XLtk9C

11/10/21

Sixth Form Open Afternoon 12.10.21 This event is for Internal Students and will take place on Tuesday 12th October from 3.30pm for students. Parents are invited to attend a Sixth Form presentation at 5.00pm. https://t.co/in4jmWdXhJ

10/10/21

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Don’t underestimate the impact your kindness can have on someone. From sending a text to a friend to let them know how you appreciate them, to saying ‘have a nice day’ to a shop assistant, you could give someone the little boost they need.

07/10/21

We investigate a hypothesis and draw conclusions. https://t.co/O5PcE2czmQ

07/10/21

The HCACP Sixth Form Virtual Opening Evening will start today at 6pm. View the livestream at the following link https://t.co/46Jd6AjSVw https://t.co/te0axadovq

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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

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