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Exam Workshops for Students

AQA A Level Psychology Strong Foundations Workshops

  • Levels: A Level
  • Exam boards: AQA

Join the tutor2u Psychology team for the 2019/20 edition of AQA A-Level Psychology Strong Foundations - the exam workshop for all Year 13 AQA A-Level Psychology Students wanting to lay the foundations for top grades in summer 2020.

Who's it for: All Year 13 A Level Psychology students taking the AQA specification
Price: £25 (+VAT)
Hosts: Anne Cooper, Anna Stapleton, Jess Davies

  • November 2019
  • 27th

    Leeds

    Vue Cinema - The Light

    10:30am - 3:15pm GMT

  • 28th

    Manchester

    Vue Cinema - The Printworks

    10:30am - 3:15pm GMT

  • 29th

    Birmingham

    Vue Cinema - Star City

    10:30am - 3:15pm GMT

  • December 2019
  • 3rd

    Bristol

    Vue Cinema - Bristol Cribbs Causeway

    10:30am - 3:15pm GMT

  • 5th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield White City

    10:30am - 3:15pm GMT

  • 6th

    London

    Vue Cinema - Westfield Stratford

    10:30am - 3:15pm GMT

  • Registration on the day opens 45 minutes before the event's start time.

About this event

WORKSHOP CONTENT

The A Level Psychology Strong Foundations workshop is designed to support Year 13 AQA A Level Psychology students.

The workshop focuses on the skills students need to succeed in 2020, using feedback from the 2019 exams to focus skills development.

The Strong Foundations workshop format is designed to:

  • Reinforce core A Level Psychology teaching content that has been taught so far, including key foundation topics from Year 1
  • Enable students to catch-up with, and re-cap key topics from Year 1 (AS) that will may be examined in the terminal exams but which will not be taught again
  • Build student understanding of, and confidence in the core assessment skills that they need to master in order to perform strongly in the three terminal papers.
  • Help students prepare effectively, and provide a focus for mock exams

The A Level Psychology Strong Foundations Workshop combines:

  • Four hours of intensive large-group tuition by our experienced A Level Psychology presenter team
  • An enlarged workshop booklet containing all the session content, extension activities, guidance on exam-board specific exam technique and other essential revision materials

Learning outcomes

WORKSHOP SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Session 1: Nailing the content (AO1)

In this session we’ll be taking a look at some of the common A01 mistakes that students make. We’ll focus on key strategies students can use to ensure that their A01 is precise, detailed and filled with key terminology.

Session 2: Application, the Sneaky Skill (A02)

Focusing on application skills we’ll take a look at what the examiner is looking for with the A02 skill and the best way students can ensure that they can maximise their A02 marks.

Session 3: Evaluation ‘Let’s go all the way! (A03)

Evaluation is always an area where students let themselves down so we’ll be introducing 5 magic ingredients for you to use to ensure that your A03 is always top notch.

Session 4: Let’s Get Ready for Research Methods

As its worth 30% of the marks in the A-Level we’ll unpick some of the tricky skills in research methods and demonstrate how to maximise your marks in this topic. We’ll also be running one of our famed tutor2u experiments live!

Course package

A place at this event costs £25+VAT for the day of tuition. This includes a comprehensive workshop booklet which also includes follow-up revision materials. For every 10 student places you book, a teacher can go free.

Your hosts

    Anne Cooper

    Anne is a highly experienced teacher who was also Head of Psychology in a sixth form college for a number of years. In addition, Anne has many years experience as both an examiner and senior examiner for AQA.

    Anna Stapleton

    Anna Stapleton is an experienced psychology teacher and examiner. She has experience of AQA, OCR and IB Psychology. 

    Jess Davies

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