“Psychology is the scientific study of the way the human mind works and how it influences behaviour, or the influence of a particular person's character on their behaviour – Cambridge Dictionary


Over the course of two years (or three years if you chose the subject in Year 9), 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. The examining body 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.


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.