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We are pleased to announce that our new GCSE (9-1) Psychology qualification is accredited for first teaching in 2017.
Our new GCSE (9-1) in Psychology will inspire and engage learners by providing a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study which develops an understanding of the ideas and values that characterise ‘self’ and others. We are enriching and supporting our qualification by working with Time to Change, England's biggest programme to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.
Assessment in Welsh will not be available for this qualification (J203)
Exciting new partnership – We’ve developed a brand new section on mental health in partnership with Time to Change aimed at raising awareness and reducing stigma and discrimination.
Support and guidance – Our comprehensive support package ensures teachers are equipped to deliver the new qualification with subject specialists just an email or phone call away.
Inspiring an interest in psychology for lifelong learning – Our new specification provides hands on experience of a range of different research methods encouraging active learning and how psychological knowledge and understanding develops over time.
Relevant and contemporary - Enables students to challenge their pre-conceived ideas of the subject through the development of psychological understanding in a range of relevant contexts.
Developing valuable, transferable skills – Students learn how to communicate effectively using appropriate language and become psychologically literate citizens, whilst gaining an insight into how psychological theory can be applied to real world situations.
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Accredited specification for the new GCSE (9-1) Psychology qualification.
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This guide gives an overview of six of the core studies including their background, method, key findings and conclusions.
This guide contains an overview of the remaining six core studies in the areas of social influence, memory and sleep and dreaming.
This resource is to be used as a guide to help provide teachers and students with an understanding of the key terms/vocab used within GCSE (9-1) Psychology.
This document compares the content of the GCSE (9-1) Psychology for first assessment in 2019 (J203) with the content of the legacy specification.
This teacher guide provides information that can be used by teachers or adapted for learners for the research methods content relating to quantitative skills.
Full of engaging tasks, this editable workbook will help students get to grips with data, a new part of the GCSE specification. It complements the Descriptive Statistics teacher guide.
This lesson element gives teaching and learning ideas on the different types of experimental designs: independent measures and repeated measures.
OCR has endorsed or recommended the following resources for use with this specification. For more information about endorsed or recommended resources, visit our endorsement page. Note: OCR is not responsible for the contents of third party sites.
Help students to build their subject knowledge and understanding with activities, guidance and assessment preparation tailored to the 2017 OCR requirements and brought to you by subject specialists and OCR's Publishing Partner for GCSE Psychology.
Student eTextbooks are downloadable versions of the printed textbook.