Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. Psychology underpins a vast amount of day-to-day life, including: social conformity, mental health and wellbeing, relationships, marketing, sport… the list is endless!

Psychology also provides students with the opportunity to develop a range of valuable and transferrable skills, including: critical analysis, independent thinking and research skills. Moreover, psychology is an engaging and stimulating subject that promotes academic rigour and leads to employment opportunities or further study in a range of careers.


Subject Teacher: 
Miss S Morris – S.Morris@stjohnfisher.school

Curriculum Outline
  • Year 1
    • Social Influence
    • Memory
    • Attachment
    • Approaches in Psychology
    • Psychopathology
    • Research Methods
  • Year 2
    • Issues and Debates in Psychology
    • Biopsychology
    • Schizophrenia
    • Relationships
    • Forensic Psychology

Key Stage Taught (Yes / No)
Key Stage 3 No
Key Stage 4 No
Key Stage 5 Yes

Examination Information
Official name of course Qualification Level Exam Board
A-level Psychology A Level AQA (1782)