Association for the Teaching of Psychology (ATP) Conference 2021

The ATP conference is for teachers of psychology. You can attend sessions on psychology, presentations and workshops on teaching and learning. You can also speak with fellow authors, training providers and teachers.

The two-day conference takes place on the 9-10 July at the University of Sussex. You can attend over 40 workshops to enhance your CPD on a wide range of topics from teaching and learning to current research.

Our sessions at the conference

A-level Psychology: Guidance for teachers new to the specification

When: Friday 09 July 11.30 am, Jubilee lecture theatre

This workshop will provide guidance to teachers who are new to the AQA A-level Psychology specification.

The session will include:

  • specification guidance
  • resources to support you
  • mathematical requirements guidance
  • research methods and practical activities guidance
  • mark scheme guidance and application.

There will be a focus on some frequently asked questions, in addition to some short marking exercises.

We've created a zip of the resources used in the workshop and a student transition guide for Mathematical skills

Event materials: Secure Key Materials (

AQA Psychology Teachers forum

When: Friday 09 July 1.30 pm, J115 (first floor) and Saturday 10 July 9.00 am, Jubilee lecture theatre

This is an opportunity to contribute to the conversation about AQA Psychology specifications. The session will be an opportunity for discussion and the sharing of ideas, with other teachers and the AQA Head of Curriculum (Psychology).

The session will also gather feedback from you on themes related to the specifications, including:

  • equality, diversity and inclusion
  • support from AQA.


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8am–5pm Monday to Friday

Tel: 01483 477822


Find out more about our GCSE and AS and A-level Psychology specifications.