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"Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve." - Erich Fromm

Psychology is defined as the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour and over the last century, it has grown into a multi-disciplinary field which has become one of the most popular degree courses in the country. From the early 20th century transatlantic debate between Watson’s behaviourism and Freud’s influential, yet flawed psychodynamic approach, through to contemporary research in cognitive neuroscience, Psychology A-Level introduces pupils to a range of topics addressing how and why we do what we do and think what we think. During the course, pupils will cover some of the core aspects of psychological research including memory, obedience and parent-child attachment, as well as an exploration of atypical behaviour such as criminality. It will undoubtedly challenge, fascinate and provoke both philosophically and scientifically minded individuals as they consider the deeper questions of what makes us human.

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Pupil Profile: Meg

Blundell’s pupil awarded scholarship to top American University.

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Autumn Term Garden Open Day

The autumn sunshine helped ensure the Open Day was another successful event in the Blundell’s Garden. Year 1 started the activities with snail races and using Playdough to make models of insects and items they found in the garden.

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Pupil Profile: Harry

Since joining Blundell’s in Year 9, Harry’s academic achievements have gone from strength to strength. He quickly made himself known as a talented mathematician with a gift for the sciences and an aptitude for hard work.

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Blundell's on film

There has been considerable excitement around school this term as we had a film crew in to shoot footage for our new school promotional video.

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One Day Event

Congratulations to all the equestrian riders that took part in the Blundell’s One Day Event (ODE) this year. The ODE is aimed at South West Schools teams and individuals.

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GCSE & A-Level Results 2021

After a year of disruptions and interruptions we are delighted to celebrate the resilience, adaptability, and diligence of our pupils as they received their A-Level and GCSE result.

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Tatler Schools Guide

‘Blundell’s is the archetypal all-rounder, and it certainly isn’t lacking in spirit.’ ‘Pupils feel supported and stimulated’

Senior School News