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03/12/22

Very proud of The ESJ ‘Our Planet’ Christmas Tree entry. Number 50 at the wonderful Tree Festival. Get along there if you can. So much going on & great community atmosphere https://t.co/QJ8W4BBidH

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More archery!🏹 https://t.co/Hjxm60TEzv

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Followed by some archery!🏹 https://t.co/zuJRBX4CjT

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Boxing was a firm favourite!🥊 https://t.co/ivuagbuOwD

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Hockey and trampolining were first on the agenda 🏑🤸🏼 https://t.co/lPfCkplGEX

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Some of our students have had a great time today at the KS3 All-in Multi-skills event! See the 🧵 below for photos of all the action!😁 https://t.co/w7Ab1rr5nN

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Some outstanding HW projects from 9 Hurley. I am so impressed by the talented students in my awesome form. https://t.co/Pw7TVKB41D

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Thank you so much to our wonderful Chair of Governors, Mary, for your really beautiful, inspiring and heartfelt speech 💚

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It was my absolute pleasure - it was a joyful evening! We have the most wonderful young people going through our school. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for them all 😊

30/11/22

A wonderful celebration of the achievements of Year 11 and 13- class of 2022- at this evening's A-Level and GCSE Awards Ceremony. We are so proud of you all. 💚

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As we move into the World Cup Knockout phase form groups have been supporting their teams through the tournament! Who will win? ⚽️ https://t.co/FcKZNjxtb8

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Well done Year 7s for their win in one of their Group Stage games in the Essex Cup!🤩 Every single one of the girls smashed it today!💪🏼 https://t.co/ZTCOrRus7d

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So, this just happened 🤩 GCSE English Language Progress Award and The Brunel Award for Achievement in Engineering. You are absolutely AMAZING Phillip! Thank you he couldn’t have done it without your support https://t.co/RHdnAGhzD9

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It's official, we've been certified by for all our hard work on diversity and for promoting their values. Only a handful of UK schools have been granted this accreditation. Thank you to all staff, and for making this happen! 👏🏼 https://t.co/pV72bepX62

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Don’t forget to raid your cupboards in the morning for our food collection for ! Please bring long life food and toiletries donations to our Academy sessions at tomorrow between 9am and 12pm. Thank you for your support 🙏 https://t.co/FlGEYxNi0M

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Well done to our year 7s for playing in their first netball this year! Playing in the Essex Cup, they fought well to the very end💪🏼 https://t.co/SKvCtPR36P

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Psychology A-Level

Why study Psychology A-level?

Psychology is the study of the mind and human behaviour. Psychology offers students the opportunity to  study modern and contemporary aspects across the core areas of Psychology including: Cognitive, Social, Biological and Developmental.

Course Content

First Year Course Content

The first year is structured into two units: Introductory topics in Psychology and Psychology in context.

In the iIntroductory topics in Psychology unit, students will study Social influence, Memory and Attachment.

In the Psychology in Context unit students will study Approaches in Psychology, Psychopathology and       Research Methods. Students will develop skills such as critical analysis and independent thinking.

Second Year Course Content

The second year expands to cover last year’s topics in more depth as well as introducing new concepts.

The Introductory topics in Psychology unit extends prior learning on Social influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology.

The Psychology in Context unit includes an additional topic of Biopsychology.

In the Issues and options in Psychology unit students will study a compulsory topic: Issues and Debates in  Psychology. Students will then have the opportunity to study additional topics that can be chosen from a set list and can be decided on at the start of Year 2. Examples of topics are Relationships, Forensic Science, Aggression, Gender and Schizophrenia

Assessment Criteria

A2 Level Psychology requires 3 exams to be sat in May/June of the second year of study; all lasting 2 hours.

Future careers linked to this subject:

  • Business and Financial Services
  • Education
  • Health and Social Care
  • Law
  • Medicine (Psychiatry)
  • and many more.

Entry Requirements

Achieve a Grade 6 in GCSE Psychology and/or Grades 5 or 6 in GCSE Science. Grade 5 or above in Maths and English is essential

Examination Board

AQA

Teacher to Contact:

Mrs S Marshall

 

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