Welcome to Psychology at Frederick Bremer School.
Language, thought and communication
Brain and neuropsychology
For further details regarding the curriculum please call or email the subject teacher, Ms Kenny or Ms Jamil.
How can you help your child?
Read the handbook available here
Ensure that your child knows how to access and regularly accesses the Psychology Learning Zone to consolidate learning and catch up on any missed lessons. Speak to your child about what they are studying in Psychology/ ask to see their books and have them to explain some of the core concepts to you.
Contact Miss Kenny firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns at all about your child’s learning in Psychology.
What careers can this lead to?
Careers directly related to Psychology:
Education mental health practitioner
Psychological wellbeing practitioner
Sport and exercise psychologist
However Psychology is also highly useful to a wide range of other careers, including Human Resources, Research and Advertising.
Ms Kenny– Psychology Teacher
Ms Jamil– Psychology Teacher
Exam Board: AQA
Pupils have 3 lessons per week.
Pupil grouping: Pupils are taught in mixed ability groups.
KS4- Students are expected to independently complete tasks from lessons in their own time if they have not done so in the lesson. Students are expected to regularly review and consolidate their learning using the resources on the Psychology Learning Zone. Additional Home Learning is set once per half term via Google Classroom.
KS4- One formative and one summative assessment per unit (one unit per half term.) The final term of Year 10 focuses on reviewing the learning from previous units and preparing to sit a full Paper 1 Cognition and Behaviour Exam. Year 11 will follow a similar assessment structure for Paper 2 (Social Context and Behaviour) units with the final term dedicated to revision of Year 10 and 11 content.
Materials used throughout the subject
Calculator needed for Research methods unit, Textbook (AQA Psychology for GCSE by Cara Flanagan, Dave Berry, Mark Jones, Ruth Jones, Rob Liddle). These are available to students in lessons. Students are welcome to purchase their own copy if they wish, but by no means need to do so.
Pupils may also like to use any of the following websites to help further their knowledge: