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Psychology A Level at John Taylor High School Academy

Course description

This course will start by looking at the general approaches to Psychology including the social approach, biological approach, learning approach and the cognitive approach. We will then look at specific topics which could include criminal psychology, health psychology child psychology and clinical psychology. There is also a synoptic element which included research methods Experiments will be done throughout the year and will be part of the exam.

Entry requirements

Grade 6 GCSE English Language and grade 5 GCSE Maths.


This qualification is linear, students will sit all exams at the end of their two-year course.

A Level – 100% examination across 3 papers

Future opportunities

Many students progress onto either a Psychology degree or another degree. Careers in Psychology include Clinical Psychologist, Education Psychologist, Forensics and Counselling.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Taylor High School Academy directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2017
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