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2019 results +0.36 L3VA ALPs 3 at A Level. +0.91 P8 score at GCSE using these resources. Head of Psychology and Assistant Head of Sixth Form at a large secondary school in South Yorkshire, teaching both GCSE and A Level Psychology to Y9-Y13. I aim to produce high quality resources that are easy to pick up and deliver but also provide a variety of activities to optimise pupil engagement whilst ensuring regular assessment tasks to ensure rapid progress.

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2019 results +0.36 L3VA ALPs 3 at A Level. +0.91 P8 score at GCSE using these resources. Head of Psychology and Assistant Head of Sixth Form at a large secondary school in South Yorkshire, teaching both GCSE and A Level Psychology to Y9-Y13. I aim to produce high quality resources that are easy to pick up and deliver but also provide a variety of activities to optimise pupil engagement whilst ensuring regular assessment tasks to ensure rapid progress.
AQA Psychology issues and debates work booklet
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AQA Psychology issues and debates work booklet

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Work booklet given to students to complete independently. Makes an excellent summer project or revision resource. Students had some knowledge of the issues and debates content but had not covered it in any great depth. This booklet therefore contains enough detail for them to have a good understanding of the content but also leaves enough gaps for the students to use their existing knowledge and additional research skills to complete. Knowledge review questions are included at the end of every sub topic. As always, I recommend students use the Tutor2u and Simply Psychology sites as a point of reference. Levels of explanation picture credit to Tutor2U Psychology.
AQA GCSE New Spec - Perception WHOLE TOPIC BUNDLE
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AQA GCSE New Spec - Perception WHOLE TOPIC BUNDLE

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43% SAVING!!! £26.30 WORTH OF CONTENT FOR £15.00! Over 20 hours of lesson content including interactive activities, regular assessment and progress checks, videos to contextualise knowledge and a whole topic intervention pack for those falling behind or with attendance concerns. Resources covering the following sections of the specification: Sensation and perception Depth cues Gibson's theory Gregory's theory Factors affecting perception (student led activity booklet) Revision lesson Intervention booklet (or homework/revision booklet) Exam style questions
Experimental research methods (AQA Psychology)
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Experimental research methods (AQA Psychology)

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UPDATED RESOURCES! SAVE TIME AND PLANNING WITH THIS RESOURCE! POWERPOINT, BOOKLET AND SOW INCLUDED! Over 20 hours of year 1 and 2 research methods teaching content with independent study (flipped learning) tasks and exam style questions with mark schemes built in throughout. Scheme of work includes outcomes, key questions, key terminology and adaptations for lower and higher ability. The lessons are designed in a way to allow more able students to move on to quickly, applying their knowledge by answering exam style questions, freeing up teacher time to focus on consolidating the knowledge of weaker students. The completed booklet acts as an excellent revision resource to help students plan for their linear exams. Specification content covered includes: Experimental methods Variables Aims and hypothesis Sampling Experimental design Pilot studies Ethics Descriptive statistics - measures of dispersion and central tendency, graphical displays and use of a table. Distributions Levels of measurement Statistical testing including calcuating the sign test Probability and significance Using critical values tables Type 1 and type 2 errors General note from the author: Feedback is more than welcome. I am more than willing to update and resend resources that buyers are less than satisfied with.
GCSE Psychology Language, thought and communication WHOLE BUNDLE
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GCSE Psychology Language, thought and communication WHOLE BUNDLE

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BUY THIS WHOLE BUNDLE AND SAVE 48%! Bundle includes approximately 15 lessons worth of content covering the whole of the language, thought and communication specification for the new AQA GCSE Psychology qualification. Each lesson includes a variety of activities, the majority of which are differentiated and regularly assesses AO1, 2 and 3 through a combination of AfL and summative assessment. Appropriate video clips are used throughout to contextualise and consolidate learning whilst engaging starter activities encourage students to think analytically and hypothetically about relevant content.
Psychodynamic approach AQA A Level New Spec
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Psychodynamic approach AQA A Level New Spec

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Two lessons looking at the main assumptions of the psychodynamic approach, the case of Little Hans and the evaluation with links to determinism. Lesson contains fill in the gaps, a fun practical activity to get them thinking about the unconscious, a homework flipped learning activity, an AfL whiteboards activity and small exam style questions incorporated.
A Level Psychology - Behaviourist approach (including reductionism)
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A Level Psychology - Behaviourist approach (including reductionism)

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Two to three lessons covering behavioural assumptions and the evaluation of them. Content includes main assumptions of behaviourism, classical conditioning and operant conditioning, Skinner and Pavlov’s research as well as AO1 and AO3 of reductionism as a key debate. Activities include gap fills, mini whiteboard questioning, building evaluation paragraphs. Additional Pavlov’s dog worksheet included.
AQA GCSE NEW SPEC PSYCH - Development - Piaget
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AQA GCSE NEW SPEC PSYCH - Development - Piaget

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One to two lessons introducing students to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. This/these student led lesson(s) include key word mix and match, fill in the gap, cut and stick as well as practical activities to allow children to discover Piaget’s stages and his amain assumptions of schema development, egocentrism and conservation. Assessment comes in the form of mini whiteboard activities as well as written AO2 scenario based questions with model answers.
NEW SPEC AQA GCSE PSYCH - Development - Early brain development
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NEW SPEC AQA GCSE PSYCH - Development - Early brain development

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Introductory lessons in the development unit developing student knowledge of early brain development. Students are engaged through wholly student led tasks developing their knowledge of key terms, key brain areas and the influence of nature vs nurture. Experience teaching these lessons (2x50 minutes) highlighted the fact that it is meant to challenge the most able through the use of extended reading and newspaper articles but can be easily differentiated down with weaker students only completing some of the nature/nurture tasks. The thinking and discussion questions can be used as plenary/starter to assess progress between lesson 1 and 2.
Depth cues - AQA NEW SPEC GCSE
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Depth cues - AQA NEW SPEC GCSE

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A lesson covering monocular and binocular depth cues including application to new situations. Activities include practical starter, fill in the blanks, worksheet and differentiated exam style questions.
Brain and Neuroscience whole topic bundle
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Brain and Neuroscience whole topic bundle

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UPDATED BUNDLE SAVING OF 48%!!! This bundle contains all the resources needed to deliver the Brain and Neuroopsychology topic of the AQA GCSE specification. Included is at least 14 hours worth of teaching with regular formative and summative assessment throughout. Each lesson includes recap activities, engaging starters and student led activities with differentiated support resources to ensure all students find the lessons challenging but accessible. There is a big focus on practising the application of knowledge to new scenarios that GCSE students typically struggle with. Interim assessment and markscheme is also included.
Social influence retrieval booklet (GCSE)
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Social influence retrieval booklet (GCSE)

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This booklet is designed to be used by GCSE students studying the AQA 9-1 Psychology specification Booklet includes 8 weeks worth of retrieval quizzes covering the whole of the social influence specification plus instructions on how to use the booklet and the importance of retrieval and deliberate practice.
Wundt and Origins of Psychology
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Wundt and Origins of Psychology

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Whole lesson (power point and activity worksheet) exploring the contribution of Wundt to the development of Psychology and Psychology as a science. Lesson includes outline and evaluation of both Wundt and Psychology as a Science as well as exam practice, model answers and reference to exam mark schemes.
GCSE AQA Psychology (9-1) - Neuropsychology - James-Lange theory of emotion
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GCSE AQA Psychology (9-1) - Neuropsychology - James-Lange theory of emotion

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Lesson covering the James-Lange theory of emotion for the new AQA GCSE 9-1 specification. Lesson includes whiteboard recap of prior learning (fight or flight and nervous system - relevant to today’s lesson), engaging starter to introduce students to the concept of emotion, and a series of student led tasks including gap fills, AO2 application style questions (with helpsheet and sentence starters available for lower ability), research support analysis and colour coded PEE evaluation.
Approaches in Psychology complete SOW (with I&D)
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Approaches in Psychology complete SOW (with I&D)

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Everything you need for delivering Year 1 and Year 2 approaches! This resource includes all PPT slides, work booklet and full scheme of work for the approaches topic of paper 2 with issues and debates interleaved throughout. The SOW clearly identifies hierarchical outcomes, key questions and vocabulary, learnign activities, homework opportunities as well as how resources can be adapted to suit higher and lower ability students. The resource covers: Wundt Biological approach Behaviourism SLT Cognitive approach Psychodynamic approach Humanism Comparison of approaches Nature-nurture debate Idiographic-nomothetic Holism - reductionism Determinism - free will
GCSE Psychology (9-1) - Neuropsychology - Hebb's theory of learning
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GCSE Psychology (9-1) - Neuropsychology - Hebb's theory of learning

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Lesson covering Hebb’s theory of learning within the Neuropsychology topic on the new AQA specification. Lesson includes a recap of prior knowledge (neurons, synapses, fight or flight) and then introduces students to the concept of brain plasticity. Activities include key term mix and match, read and summarise, application to contemporary examples, supporting video clips and extended reading homework to stretch the most able.
AQA A Level Psychology (new spec) Addiction Lesson 3 & 4 (neurochemical - smoking)
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AQA A Level Psychology (new spec) Addiction Lesson 3 & 4 (neurochemical - smoking)

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Lesson 1 Learning objective: To explain the neurological explanation of nicotine addiction – Grade D To give evidence to support this explanation – Grade C To evaluate this explanation including issues, debates and approaches – Grade B/A Lesson 2 Learning objective: To apply knowledge of the neurological explanation of addiction to exam style questions Recapping synaptic transmission (Year 1 content), outline of initiation, maintenance and relapse according to the neurochemical explanation with videos describing how addiction works and links to websites showing the excitation of the reward pathway. Includes supporting research and evaluation including key issues and debates. Lesson 2 looks at applying knowledge to answer a 16 mark response with mark scheme provided.
Gibson's theory of perception AFL essay response
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Gibson's theory of perception AFL essay response

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Resource aimed at the AQA GCSE Psychology specification. This resource include two student responses to the question “Outline and evaluate Gibson’s direct theory of perception (9 marks)” with a simplified mark scheme for students to use. The “suggested content” section of the mark scheme is blank for students to use their notes to complete. Worked well as a pre-assessment lesson to introduce essay skills.