Ladies' fashion show - friday 9th february, 7pm MAIN Hall

QEGS are hosting a Ladies' Fashion Show in order to raise money for the netball tour in July to Barbados, and for the Sea Turtle Project with which the school are volunteering for whilst there. Clothes will be on sale at 75% off RRP. Tickets are £5 and available from school reception.    

 

Psychology

Aims

  • To stimulate curiosity, interest and enjoyment of psychology
  • To explore how psychology has contributed to an understanding of individual, social and cultural diversity
  • To enable students to understand and use subject-specific terminology
  • To promote awareness of the ethical responsibilities of psychological researchers
  • To provide opportunities for the development of research skills

Teaching approaches

These seek to create a relaxed but purposeful teaching and learning environment and include:

  • Teacher presentations
  • Note-making
  • Source-based work
  • Student presentations
  • Extended writing
  • Class discussion
  • Marking exercises
  • Review of essay and test performances

Visits to AS and A2 Psychology Conferences augment classroom teaching and act as a stimulus to further study.

Facilities and resources

The department is based in Singleton House, all lessons taking place in modern and well-appointed rooms. The department has excellent resources in the form of specialist textbooks, magazines and DVD recordings.

Courses offered

AS Psychology (AQA Specification A), which consists of two modules:

Module 1

  • Childhood Development
  • Memory
  • Research Methods.

Module 2

  • Stress
  • Social Psychology
  • Individual Differences (Abnormal Psychology).

A2 Psychology (AQA Specification A), which also consists of two modules:

Module 3

  • Aggression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Intelligence & Learning

Module 4

  • Schizophrenia
  • Addictive Behaviour

Research Methods.

There is no coursework element in either of these programmes.