Essential AQA A-Level Psychology Teaching Biopsychology

This self-paced CPD course offers a fantastic walkthrough of the Biopsychology topic, and explores a wide range of teaching, learning and assessment activities.

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  • 10-15 hours learning time
  • 13 course steps

About this course

Each session in this course walks you through a topic within Biopsychology and provides suggested activities for in-class and homework. Explore assessment methods, activities for learning and collaboration, and much more! You will also receive the powerpoints, edited for use in the classroom, for the entire subject, along with student worksheets.

This course will help you grow in confidence with the content, provide ideas for varied teaching and assessment, and reduce your planning workload!

Who it's for

For teachers of AQA A Level Psychology

Course series

Essential AQA A-Level Psychology

Course outline

  • Introduction to the course
  • Teaching the Nervous System
  • Teaching Fight, Flight, and the Endocrine System
  • Teaching Neurons and Synaptic Transmissions
  • Teaching the Localisation of Brain Function
  • Teaching Hemispheric Lateralisation of Brain Function
  • Teaching Plasticity and Functional Recovery of the Brain
  • Teaching Ways of Studying the Brain
  • Teaching an Introduction to Biological Rhythms
  • Teaching Circadian Rhythms, Exogenous Zeitgebers and Endogenous Pacemakers
  • Teaching Infradian and Ultradian Rhythms
  • Teaching Biopsychology Revision
  • Teaching Biopsychology Exam Question Walkthroughs


  • Jess Davies

    Jess has worked as a teacher of psychology for over 15 years and during that time has been a Head of department. In addition, Jess has experience as an examiner for AQA as well as working for Pixl6.

  • Laura Hastie

    Laura is Subject Leader for Psychology here at tutor2u. She is an experienced Psychology and Sociology lecturer. Laura is passionate about trying new strategies and reflecting on how to improve. She has worked as an advanced TLA coach and Deputy Head of Sixth Form.

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  • 10-15 hours learning time
  • 13 course steps
  • Designed and delivered by highly experienced presenters
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  • Device-friendly learning platform

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