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16/01/20

Retweetd From James Handscombe

25 Harris Westminster students have Oxford offers this year (a school record). Cambridge still trickling in but also looking good. https://t.co/ROZixY1Jqy

15/01/20

Great opportunities in creativity at school in Haringey https://t.co/NEYyV5veC8

15/01/20

Retweetd From Collage Voices

Huge thanks to the inspiring who ran songwriting workshops for lucky music students last week and talked about his experiences in the music industry. https://t.co/DtiAe4HZr8

14/01/20

Retweetd From Harris Tottenham Science

What an amazing trip! Learning on board HQS Wellington with our year 12 & 13's. The learning opportunities were built to challenge our student's understanding placing them in a 'real world' situation in which they applied their knowledge. https://t.co/nqpXisChYy

20/12/19

Festive cheer from us all at Harris Academy Tottenham! https://t.co/CTOgNTjI0y

20/12/19

Happy holidays everyone! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our fabulous pupils, parents, teachers and staff for their enormously hard work this year. Don’t forget we finish at 1pm today and we look forward to welcoming you all back on Monday 6th January 2020!

18/12/19

Wicked to Oz set from last night's performance. Last performance is tonight at 6pm in the theatre! There are still tickets available in reception. https://t.co/a0SyApNjx7

16/12/19

Wicked to Oz is this week! Don't forget to get your tickets from reception. 6pm start on Tuesday and Wednesday in the theatre. https://t.co/YfQNiAflO0

14/12/19

Our senior leadership team serving our Festive Lunch https://t.co/Im15X7kNrZ

12/12/19

Wonderful to see our sister academy put on such a wonderful range of musical pieces off their Winter Showcase | always an https://t.co/7e1pb7RdOB

11/12/19

Retweetd From Soarpoints

Too big for your boots? ... uplifting & inspired in these dark days to see return to his first school in to extol the virtues | hard work - reading - scholarship | https://t.co/SFP19DCv68

11/12/19

Retweetd From Collage Voices

A few weeks ago we brought artist to secondary school to run sessions in different styles of portraiture to their art students. Here she is in action! https://t.co/1XafCiL6Hh

10/12/19

Still struck here by the beautiful skill of one of our Year 9 students Alice https://t.co/hNNfFEVrkQ

10/12/19

Retweetd From Harris Federation

Hear more about Khadija’s inspirational journey to . With thanks to her teachers and Harris Experience https://t.co/O4TgvKPc1k

10/12/19

Year 9 artists practising their draughtsmanship skills today in a 6 hour sustained stint. Wonderful replica of photograph here https://t.co/AOpfhdSOAz

10/12/19

10/12/19

Year 10 in full flow preparing for the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge 2019-20 https://t.co/HwF1ThiofX

09/12/19

Some of the winners from the wonderful art competition that formed a centrepiece of our Black History Month celebrations. https://t.co/2MUECpbepX

09/12/19

This looks wonderful. Is there a cost?

05/12/19

It's all in the details... challenging us to design the living room of the future https://t.co/Tm7aOJlivZ

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A-Level Psychology

A Level Psychology

Specification: AQA

Method of Assessment: 100% exam at the end of year 13.

Course Overview: Students will sit 3 exams and each of the 3 units is assessed by a 2 hour exam. Exams include mixture of short and long answer questions.

Units Studied:

  • Paper 1: Introductory Topics in Psychology: Social influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology.
  • Paper 2: Psychology in context: Approaches in Psychology, Biopsychology and Research methods.
  • Paper 3: Issues and Options in Psychology: Issues and Debates in Psychology, Gender, Schizophrenia and Aggression.

Entry Requirements: Students require a minimum of 7 GCSE’s at grade 5 or above or equivalent, including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics, with at least a grade 6 in a related subject.

 

Reading Materials / Resources: AQA Psychology for A-level book. https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/psychology

Career Opportunities

 

A Level Psychology is accepted by Universities as an excellent foundation for a wide range of degree courses including Medicine and nursing, Psychology and Criminology.  It is also an asset in Health and Welfare, Law, Teaching, Marketing, Human Resources, General Management, the Police and Media.

It is important to note that many jobs in the field of Psychology require study to degree level and specialising in a particular field. These jobs can be very rewarding and include: Clinical Psychology, Counselling, Educational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Occupational Psychology and Sports and Exercise Psychology.

 

For more information, please contact Ms Bitlice c/o sixthform@harristottenham.org.uk

Please mark FAO and contact name in the subject of the email. 

 

 

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