GCSE Biology

GCSE Biology

This is a wide ranging course involving the study of all living things and their environments.

Entry Requirements
A good level of English is needed for this subject as it has a large specialised vocabulary.

Course Content

We study AQA Biology 8461
Cell Biology, Organ Systems, Disease, Homeostasis, Genetics, Evolution, Ecology.

Students will be taught via lectures, seminars, independent research, film and field work. Practical experiments are carried out wherever appropriate in addition to the 10 ‘Required Practicals’ that are part of the assessment process.

Assessment

Foundation or Higher Level
  • This is a linear course which means all the written assessment is at the end.
  • There will be two 1 hour 45 minute papers.
  • These contain multi-choice, structured, short and long answer questions.
  • Students will sit either the Foundation or Higher tier paper according to their ability.

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