This new course provides practical advice and strategies to assess progress, embed deep learning and reinvigorate your approaches to revision both throughout the course and after the specification has been covered in A level Psychology.


  • Develop strategies for revisiting and assessing prior learning
  • Practical activities to consolidate learning at the end of the course
  • Improve assessment and feedback techniques to ensure mastery of skills
  • Improve the independence of your students in and outside the classroom
  • Explore how activities can be used to stretch all learners


COURSE DATES London, Tue 27 Jun 2017
WHO FOR?  Heads of Psychology

All teachers of A level psychology

IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
Detailed notes On-line materials
Powerpoint presentations CPD Certificate
 High quality training facilities Sit-down buffet lunch



10.00 AM – 10.15 AM :What are the specific revision challenges in A Level Psychology?

  • Explore the specific challenges facing students in A level psychology

10.15 AM – 11.30 AM :Revisiting and assessing prior learning throughout your course and developing independence

  • Embed opportunities to revisit and assess prior learning effectively
  • Develop approaches to building mastery of skills
  • How to build independent skills throughout the course

11.30 AM – 11.45 AM :Break


11.45 AM – 12.45 PM :Stepped assessment, feedback and Mock exams

  • Develop a thorough system of ongoing assessment and feedback through the course to maximise progress

12.45 PM – 13.45 PM :Lunch


13.45 PM – 14.45 PM :Driving progress once the syllabus is complete

  • Specific strategies to take what you have done over the linear course and use this to rapidly develop learners’ knowledge and understanding of content and skills
  • Tailor revision to the assessment objectives at the end of the course
  • How to close the gap between current and aspirational performance

14.45 PM – 15.30 PM :Effective differentiation in revision

  • Specific strategies to challenge higher ability / talented learners and support lower ability learners both throughout the duration of the course and after the syllabus is complete

15.30 PM – 15.40 PM :Coffee and discussion

Emma Shakespeare

Emma Shakespeare has been teaching Psychology for 9 years with results consistently in the top 10% countrywide. She delivers numerous CPD sessions in her own school, LEA and on behalf of the ATP and NSLC.