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20/02/20

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Despite being half term great to see so many students coming in and working hard. https://t.co/BWT8A19yKi

15/02/20

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A wet and wild day in the North Downs to begin the 2020 expedition season with a DofE Gold practice day walk. Testing our navigational skills ready for the Welsh mountains in April with https://t.co/6BY9pnoKQg

14/02/20

HCACP Year 9 and 10 Music and Drama students visit the Royal Albert Hall for an Events Management Workshop, looking at jobs in the arts and events industry. https://t.co/4yGIU00JLD

13/02/20

The HCACP Newsletter for this half term is available now https://t.co/qMPZRTQp0h https://t.co/foOldHDecj

11/02/20

Select students a HCACP attend the launch of the Schools Career Pathway Programme 2020 this morning. Designed to help students set goals and find a pathway to success. https://t.co/Q0p1DTUX7T

11/02/20

Retweetd From HCACP PE

The sports academy students working hard at Crystal Palace Sports centre tonight. Great to welcome some external applicants for next year too. https://t.co/WENq7eBe4a

10/02/20

Our Parents' Forum is this Tuesday 11th. To see more events our full calendar is available here https://t.co/leSOrxrq1t https://t.co/j7OlenL6dG

08/02/20

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🗒 and joined pupils for a debate on social issues affecting the local area 👊 More 👉 https://t.co/3O22qwE7Om | | | | https://t.co/kmAa7qcwWN

07/02/20

Retweetd From HCACP PE

Congratulations to the U18 football team on a fine 3-1 victory in the Superleague fixture against . The win puts them into the last 16 in the country! https://t.co/h7g6HaSF3x

07/02/20

There will be no Saturday Intervention for Year 11 tomorrow.

07/02/20

Year 12 students spent the afternoon at the Hello Fresh office in Shorditch working in partnership with Hello Fresh employees. The students spent the afternoon learning to network and have learned about coaching as an essential leadership skill. https://t.co/JJVq7gX95s

06/02/20

Premiership legend Wilfried Zaha visits HCACP as part of the Crystal Palace FC Positive Futures initiative. https://t.co/NMPihDubN8

06/02/20

HCACP students today learn about the LGBT topic in a special assembly with https://t.co/PRwOBQkn6c

03/02/20

Its Diversity Month at HCACP and the A Level Art Trip is this Thurs 6th. To see more events our full calendar is available here https://t.co/leSOrxrq1t https://t.co/vitepuMTBU

31/01/20

The Hello Fresh Immersion Programme 2020 Launches at HCACP today https://t.co/YxC9DH1tVT

31/01/20

Some photos from this weeks HCACP Geography trip to Swanage https://t.co/ZTYlSue5bf

30/01/20

Our deepest thanks to Hannah Lewis for taking the time to visit HCACP and relate her personal experience of the Holocaust and WWII. https://t.co/WXcAQ4wc10

30/01/20

Huge thank you to returning ⁦⁦⁩ student ⁦⁩ and winner of the BBC’s apprentice for her inspirational talk on business / leadership ’t give up ’t think you can’t https://t.co/wMubASXYpc

30/01/20

Athletics and dance are also part of our amazing thematic day. https://t.co/jbU264nOAp

30/01/20

HCACP Students trying a little origami as part of our amazing thematic day. https://t.co/xbAtsXZqO5

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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