A Level Psychology at The Whitby High School
Year 12 - Students study a unit focusing on
practical investigations and carry out a
questionnaire, experiment, observation
study and correlation analysis. Fifteen core
studies are analysed in terms of context,
methodology, results, conclusions and
application in real life. Areas include
cognitive, physiological, social, individual
difference and developmental psychology.
Year 13 - Students study two areas of
applied psychology - Forensic and
Education/Health. Topics such as 'Theories
of Crime', How do children learn?, Possible
Explanations of Schizophrenia
Research methodology skills are further
developed and in a written exam.
You will be asked to design a piece of
research and consider issues and debates
such as free will/ determinism, ethics,
English B or above.Mathematics C or above Science C or abovePreferably a B grade in Mathematics but itdepends on the individual student.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Whitby High School directly.