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Eastbury Community School

Psychology

What will I study

In year 10 you will study cognition and behaviour through the following four topics:

  • Memory
  • Perception
  • Development
  • Research methods

In year 11 you will study social context and behaviour through the following four topics:

  • Social influence
  • Language, thought and communication
  • Brain and neuropsychology
  • Psychological problems

How will I be assessed?

At the end of the two-year course, you will complete two written exams, which will assess the topics you learnt in each year respectively.

Both exams will be:

  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • 100 marks
  • Worth 50% of your GCSE grade Both will consist of four sections – each relating to each of the four topics studied within each year.

Each section will include:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Short answer questions
  • Extended writing questions

Psychology Curriculum Information