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Course Description:


Topics covered:

Biological molecules, Cells, Exchange / Transport and Biodiversity


Energy transfers, Organismal responses, Genetics and Gene expression

(10% of the content will involve biological maths)

12 core/assessed practical activities


Assessment Format 

3 x written exams (all 2hrs) – total 6hrs (100% of qualification)

The third paper includes a 25 mark essay question

Additional practical endorsement at A-level (Pass/Fail)


Board: AQA

Course Entry Requirements: 

GCSE grade 6 or above in Combined  Science or Biology

GCSE grade 6 or above in Maths


 Teacher to contact: Mr H Pawson