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Psychology

Curriculum Map 

KS5 

Course: 

Y12 Content 

Y12 Key Assessment 

Y13 Content 

Y13 Key Assessment 

Autumn 1 

Core Studies and Experiments 

Formative Task: 

Completion of own experimental investigation  

 

Summative Unit Test on experimental techniques and Social Approach  

Mental Health and Approaches 

Formative Task: Assessed Essay on Medical Model 

 

Summative Unit Assessment on Mental Health 

Autumn 2 

Core studies and descriptive statistics 

Formative Task: 

Descriptive statistics analysis task 

 

Summative Unit  

Test on descriptive statistics and the cognitive approach 

Criminal Psychology 

Formative Task: 

Assessed essay on criminal psychology 

 

Summative Unit Mock exam 1 ‚Äď Research Methods¬†

Spring 1 

Core studies and Observations 

Formative Task: 

Conduct own observational investigation 

 

Summative Unit Test on observational techniques and Mock exam 1   

Criminal Psychology/ Child Psychology 

Formative Task: 

Assessed essay on child psychology 

 

Summative Unit Criminal Psychology end of unit assessment  

Spring 2 

Core studies and Self reports 

Formative Task: Conduct own self report investigation 

 

Summative Unit Test on self report techniques and developmental studies   

Child Psychology 

Formative Task: 

Assessed essay on attachments 

 

Summative Unit  

Mock exam 2 ‚Äď Psychological Themes¬†

Summer 1 

Core studies and Correlations 

Formative Task: conduct own correlational investigation 

 

Summative Unit Test on  individual differences approach and correlational techniques  

Approaches/Debates/ 

Methodological issues  

Formative Task: PALS tasks 

 

Summative Unit Mock exam 3 ‚Äď Applied Psychology¬†

Summer 2 

Inferential Statistics and Approaches 

Formative Task: Inferential Statistics task 

 

Summative Unit  Mock exam 2  

Revision