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Psychology A Level at Parkstone Grammar School

Course description

At A level there are three exams, each accounts for one third of your A-level. The three exams last 2 hours and are worth 96 marks each.
The exams consist of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions.

Course content

Memory, Social Influence, Attachment, Approaches to Psychology, Psychopathology, Research Methods, Issues and Debates, Stress,
Relationships, Forensic Psychology.


Homework and assessments: - This may consist of background reading and note taking. Essays and short answer questions are also set towards the end of atopic, some of which are under timed conditions.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Parkstone Grammar School directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2016
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    • We are a heavily oversubscribed 11-18 selective girls’ school offering outstanding education to the girls of Poole and its surrounding area. Founded in 1905 Parkstone has continued to provide excellent academic results within a warm, friendly and vibrant community. We are a six form entry school with 1250 students including 370 in the sixth form.

      Girls at Parkstone are not only encouraged to succeed academically, but to enjoy the wide range of musical, theatrical, sporting, speaking and charitable opportunities.