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What is Psychology?

Psychology is the study of the human mind and behaviour. Kingsmeadow School teach AQA Psychology. Key topics include:


  • Social influence

  • Memory

  • Attachment

  • Psychopathology

  • Approaches in psychology

  • Research methods

  • Biopsychology


(A Level only)


  • Forensic Psychology

  • Relationships

  • Issues and debates


Who is this course for?

Psychology can lead to careers in sport psychology, educational psychology, child care, counselling, social care, health psychology and occupational psychology.


What do you need to apply for the course?

We require a minimum of grade 5 in Maths and English to be accepted onto the course.

How will you be assessed?

AS Level ( Year 12)


  • Paper 1: 90 minute exam.

  • Paper 2: 90 minute exam.


A-Level- (Year 13)

  • Paper 1: 2 hour exam

  • Paper 2: 2 hour exam

  • Paper 3: 2 hour exam



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