This subject is a very popular subject at both AS and A level, with girls regularly going on to take psychology at university.
The course follows the OCR specification. In the lower sixth, students examine fifteen studies in depth and learn about psychological research techniques, approaches and perspectives. In the Upper Sixth there are option modules in Health, Sport, Forensic and Educational Psychology . The students study two of these and also learn more about psychological methodology and approaches.
This year's examination results were excellent - 100% pass rate, with 50% of students gaining A*-B grades.