Weekly outline

  • General

  • 3 September - 9 September

    1. Research personality and sport, highlight notes from Moodle and areas you don't understand

    • 10 September - 16 September

      1. Research theories of health belief, highlight notes from Moodle and areas you don't understand

      • 17 September - 23 September

        1. Research aggression and sport, highlight notes from Moodle and areas you don't understand
        2. Research methods of health promotion, highlight notes from Moodle and areas you don't understand
        • 24 September - 30 September

          1. Complete the question set during my absence
          • 1 October - 7 October

            1. Carry out your research for the research methods topic. Bring results and a your detailed design notes to the next lesson ready for analysis/write up and evaluation

            2. Make notes and annotations on the motivation in sport topic

            • 8 October - 14 October

              Revise for half term assessment test, week beginning 15th October
              The results are used as part of your progress tracking and go home to your parents

              Sport

              1. There will be a choice of 1 of 2 questions either Personality in Sport or Aggression in Sport.
              2. For each topic area you will answer 1 describe/outline question worth 10 marks and 1 evaluation question worth 15 marks.
              3. Time allowed 25 mins

              Health

              1. There will be a choice of 1 of 2 questions either Theories of Health Belief or Methods of Health Promotion.
              2. For each topic area you will answer 1 describe/outline question worth 10 marks and 1 evaluation question worth 15 marks.
              3. Time allowed 25 mins
              • 15 October - 21 October

                Rewrite your test answers

                • 22 October - 28 October


                  Design a correlation using this resource as a task. Carry out your correlation and write it up as an exam answer.

                  Click here for a link to the Holah correlation page

                  • 29 October - 4 November

                      HALF TERM

                      1. Re-read notes on Personality and Aggression, Motivation for Sport
                      2. Re-read notes on Theories of Health Belief and Methods of Health Promotion for Health, Adherence to medical advice 
                      3. Prepare for Sport by reading research on Arousal, Anxiety, Self Confidence
                      4. Prepare for Health by reading research on stress to medical regimes
                      5. Click here to see the progress test so you can rework your answers and attempt those you did not choose in the test. HAND IN AFTER HALF TERM FOR MARKING
                      6. Read the section on issues, debates, approaches as preparation for studying the synoptic element of the course
                      7. Complete the correlational design task from before half term.
                    • 5 November - 11 November

                      Complete research methods write up on experiments and evaluation questions

                      • 12 November - 18 November

                         Complete write up on self reports and evaluation questions. Download and annotate anxiety in sport notes

                        • 19 November - 25 November

                          Tracker test date 6th December; a synoptic paper. Revise properly

                          • 26 November - 2 December

                            Tracker test date 6th December; a synoptic paper. Revise properly - active revision - use past papers and mark schemes. Make sure you know characteristics, strengths, weaknesses and assumptions

                            • 3 December - 9 December

                              Module G544 16th January 2013. Revise properly - active revision - use past papers and mark schemes. Practice questions against the clock

                              • 10 December - 16 December

                                Module G544 16th January 2013. Revise properly - active revision - use past papers and mark schemes. Practice questions against the clock

                                • 17 December - 23 December

                                  Module G544 16th January 2013. Revise properly - active revision - use past papers and mark schemes. Practice questions against the clock

                                  • 24 December - 30 December

                                    Christmas continue revision

                                    • 31 December - 6 January

                                      Continue synoptic revision
                                      • 7 January - 13 January

                                        1. Complete your own revision q's using the exemplar question sheet
                                        2. Complete the tables started in lessons of assumptions/characteristics and evidence from studies
                                        3. Use this to help you practice comparison contrast questions
                                        4. Design a piece of self report research to answer one of the following research questions. Remember it must be something that you could carry out and should be replicable. You should aim to collect at least nominal level data

                                        To investigate;

                                        a) people's attitudes towards healthy eating

                                        b) why some people use the internet more than others

                                        c) the difference in people's attitudes and actions towards the environment

                                        d) people's level of anxiety when preparing to play sport

                                        e) the attitude of A level students towards psychology

                                        • 14 January - 20 January

                                          Practice revision questions of your choice against the clock

                                          1. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of research that uses the reductionism-holism debate 12 OR
                                          2. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of longitudinal research 12

                                          AND

                                          1. Compare the determinism-freewill debate with any other debate in pscyhology 8 OR
                                          2. Compare the individual differences approach with any other approach in pscyhology 8

                                          AND

                                          1. Describe 2 pieces of research that use psychology as a science 8 OR
                                          2. Describe 2 pieces of research that use the behaviourist perspective 8
                                          • 21 January - 27 January

                                            Research leadership and sport, highlight notes from Moodle and areas you don't understand

                                            • 28 January - 3 February

                                              Answer leadership and sport question

                                                • 4 February - 10 February

                                                  Research cohesion and sport, highlight notes from Moodle and areas you don't understand

                                                  • 11 February - 17 February

                                                    Answer cohesion and sport question

                                                    • 18 February - 24 February

                                                      Half Term
                                                      • 25 February - 3 March

                                                        Research audience effects and sport, highlight notes from Moodle and areas you don't understand

                                                        • 4 March - 10 March

                                                          1. Discuss the limitations of research into audience effects and sport [15]

                                                          2. Discuss the usefulness of research into audience effects and sport [15]

                                                          To bring to Thursday's lesson

                                                          • 11 March - 17 March

                                                            • 18 March - 24 March

                                                              • 25 March - 31 March

                                                                • 1 April - 7 April

                                                                  Easter - revise for exams
                                                                  • 8 April - 14 April

                                                                    Easter - revise for exams
                                                                    • 15 April - 21 April

                                                                      Easter - revise for exams
                                                                      • 22 April - 28 April

                                                                        Revise for Mocks


                                                                        • 29 April - 5 May

                                                                          Revise for Mocks
                                                                          • 6 May - 12 May

                                                                            • 13 May - 19 May

                                                                              • 20 May - 26 May