Are you enjoying GCSE Biology? A Level Biology is the opportunity to study this science more in depth and to look across a range of biological topics.
In the first year, you will study topics which will build on GCSE knowledge. These include biological molecules, cells, organisms exchange mechanisms and genes. In the second year, topics will include energy transfers, organisms responses, genetics and populations and control of gene expression.
Throughout the course, you will develop your practical skills and these will be assessed on a regular basis. The practical work will enhance your understanding of key concepts covered within the theory lessons.
Qualification: A Level
Entry requirements: Red pathway
Assessment: Three written examinations at the end of Year 13. Assessment of practical skills throughout the course.
Progression Route: University, apprenticeship or employment in science, healthcare or laboratory based work.
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