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KS5 Psychology

In A level psychology, pupils study human behaviour, including why people do the things they do and what happens when things go wrong. Pupils have the opportunity to engage with issues and debates within contemporary society.

The course in linear with exams at the end of Year 13, however some pupils do undertake exams in Year 12. In total there are 3 exams, Component 1, 2 and 3. Each one is equally weighted, requires extended writing and looks at a different element of psychology.