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30/05/20

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Parents and carers, check out some home learning resources which are available from - including tips for creating your at home STEAM learning space 👇 https://t.co/dGKllRfcfL https://t.co/xVttdUT8Zy

23/05/20

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23/05/20

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Well done to all students who took part in this fantastic event. Good practice for the virtual sports day after half term. Special thanks to and for organising. https://t.co/VLEE08JxYU

22/05/20

The HCACP Academy Newsletter for May is available here https://t.co/x72w3QsMsV https://t.co/atmyHqUQIm

20/05/20

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Syzmon, Muntaz, Abdullahi and Michael. You are . https://t.co/7IvQ8tmTxd

20/05/20

Some excellent geography work from Syzmon, Muntaz, Abdullahi and Michael in year 7 https://t.co/WKe3W21dcc

19/05/20

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How exciting for all new Year 7 students going to . It's the best place to be. https://t.co/q8cF1AwiuL

19/05/20

Hello! Do we have any of our new Year 7 students following yet? Welcome!

19/05/20

Learn all about the African Savanna with this great piece of work from Phoebe Yr 8. https://t.co/gwjh0GFVm3

19/05/20

HCACP student Simon cooking up a storm in the kitchen this week. https://t.co/72MDU6f8Il

19/05/20

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19/05/20

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18/05/20

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Looking forward to as many students getting involved in this as possible this week. All information has been sent to you on . https://t.co/ZucJUOtN4A

18/05/20

A truly amazing homework from the legendary Mr Appleton. Incredible artwork. https://t.co/PWKnPCM1up

18/05/20

A volcano made by Rafiq for Geography. Some great work being sent in despite the difficult circumstances. Keep it up. https://t.co/Xlb1ViGez5

17/05/20

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15/05/20

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15/05/20

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15/05/20

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Aryenne, Pheobe, and Kaela, you are maths heroes. https://t.co/2XYvJutkAO

14/05/20

Some amazing entries to our VE day bake-off competition https://t.co/1yeGrHVLfZ

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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