Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Psychology [1PS0] - Paper 1 - 24th May 2019 [Exam Discussion]

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Welcome to the official thread for GCSE Edexcel Psychology Paper 1!

This thread is where you can discuss the paper, share resources, and revision tips. Feel free to post any resources you would like to share!

Here are some essential documents:

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https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...cification.pdf

Sample assessment material:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...web-accred.pdf

Maths guide for psychology:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...Psychology.pdf

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How is revision going?

How prepared are you right now?

What is your Wanted grade/Predicted grade?

If you want to discuss Paper 2 do so here:
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5854238
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hey yeah im doing this and uim quite scared i am aiming for a 7
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hey yeah im doing this and uim quite scared i am aiming for a 7
Sorry about the month late reply I didn't see your post because you didn't qoute or tag me, tip for the future press the blue qoute button when replying to somebody

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Hey guys!

Welcome to the official thread for GCSE Edexcel Psychology Paper 1!

This thread is where you can discuss the paper, share resources, and revision tips. Feel free to post any resources you would like to share!

Here are some essential documents:

Spec:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...cification.pdf

Sample assessment material:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...web-accred.pdf

Maths guide for psychology:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...Psychology.pdf

To get this thread rolling you can answer the following questions! :banana:

How is revision going?

How prepared are you right now?

What is your Wanted grade/Predicted grade?

If you want to discuss Paper 2 do so here:
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5854238
Oh hey! Really happy I found this because I feel so alone with psychology since there are hardly any resources online and when I say I do psychology to friends from other schools they go: "I thought psychology was an A level." :rolleyes:

How is revision going? Pretty good. I've got flashcards for all the issues and debates and case studies but I'm doing key term flashcards next weekend.

How prepared are you right now? 50/50. Not really the best at psychology so I'm sort of nervous, but I think I'm on track to get good grades.

What is your Wanted grade/Predicted grade? I got a 3 on my mocks (oops), although the grade boundaries were extremely high so I'd say 30% of the class got a 3 (I don't think they'll be that high for the real thing). I'm aiming for a 5 or a 6 but I'd be okay with a pass too.
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What would you say is needed to get a grade 9?
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Oh hey! Really happy I found this because I feel so alone with psychology since there are hardly any resources online and when I say I do psychology to friends from other schools they go: "I thought psychology was an A level." :rolleyes:

How is revision going? Pretty good. I've got flashcards for all the issues and debates and case studies but I'm doing key term flashcards next weekend.

How prepared are you right now? 50/50. Not really the best at psychology so I'm sort of nervous, but I think I'm on track to get good grades.

What is your Wanted grade/Predicted grade? I got a 3 on my mocks (oops), although the grade boundaries were extremely high so I'd say 30% of the class got a 3 (I don't think they'll be that high for the real thing). I'm aiming for a 5 or a 6 but I'd be okay with a pass too.
Good you got the flashcards ready! I've made flashcards on all of the paper 1 topics apart from the key studies and the issues and debates.

I'm feeling pretty nervous but idk why since I've been getting good grades in all my tests so far but those only had like two topics each. It's going to be a lot different in the real thing since we got to revise for 5 topics
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What would you say is needed to get a grade 9?
No idea, Maybe 70 or 80 percent
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(Original post by username3973192)
Hey guys!

Welcome to the official thread for GCSE Edexcel Psychology Paper 1!

This thread is where you can discuss the paper, share resources, and revision tips. Feel free to post any resources you would like to share!

Here are some essential documents:

Spec:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...cification.pdf

Sample assessment material:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...web-accred.pdf

Maths guide for psychology:
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...Psychology.pdf

To get this thread rolling you can answer the following questions! :banana:

How is revision going?

How prepared are you right now?

What is your Wanted grade/Predicted grade?

If you want to discuss Paper 2 do so here:
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=5854238
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does anyone have any resources such as exam questions for paper 1 they'd be willing to share
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Grade boundary predictions? My teacher uses 91% for a 9 which is rather demotivating.
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Does anyone have any recommended study methods for Psychology. Kind of stressing because there's so much information :/
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big mood ive kinda given up im ao scared
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I've made some revision notes for paper 1. They're pretty long but I could share em
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How was it?!
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I thought it was pretty good - but 1hr and 45 mins was kinda short tbh
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i thought it was terrible so so so so bad all hopes of getting a good grade down the drain
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It was actually ok but that morality question got me. Also, the amount of time was unreasonable for the amount we were given in my opinion.
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How much did you guys write or the 9 marker questions?
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I agree. The exam should be 2 hours minimum
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It was actually ok but that morality question got me. Also, the amount of time was unreasonable for the amount we were given in my opinion.
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