Psychology

Current Year 11 (last exam 2018)

Over the course of two years, you will study ten units for Papers 1 and 2. These units make up 80% of your grade. The third paper is research and this is worth 20%. You will have all three exams in the summer of Year 11. 

 

Current Years 9 & 10 (first exam 2019)

Over the course of three years, you will study six units for Papers 1 and 2, with the addition of a Research Methods unit on each exam. Each exam is worth 50% of your grade. Each topic also includes a component on the brain and neuropsychology. 

 

The examining body for both courses is OCR and on their website you will find an array of past papers, examiners reports and mark schemes. These can really help with your revision.

 

http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/beta/gcse-psychology-j203-from-2017/

 

Your teacher will use a range of practical and analytical activities to take you through the fascinating world of psychology and the theories and studies that have informed our understanding over the centuries. Please use the websites and resources that your teacher shares with you, as well as the links on the document attached, to further your exploration of this intriguing subject.

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