It is suitable for a diverse range of students who wish to develop their interest and enjoyment of Psychology, fostering its value in lifelong learning. Psychology is defined as ‘the scientific study of the mind and behaviour’. Psychologists are concerned with increasing their knowledge and understanding of people and behaviour, and then applying their knowledge and understanding to bring about change for the better.
The Psychology Department is a very popular department in the Academy and has excellent examination results, which are well above the national average. The course allows students to pursue a diverse range of career paths and is good preparation for a variety of university degree courses.
A level papers are assessed at the end of second year through 3X 2hr written exams; these units comprise the A level award.
|Mrs R Hussain||Head of Psychology|
|Mrs A Harrison||Teacher of Psychology|