A-level biology builds on GCSE learning. You will get the opportunity to deepen your understanding of biological phenomena and get increased exposure to biological experimental procedures. You will study the following topics:
You will sit three 2 hour examinations covering a combination of content and practical skills. Papers 1 and 2 contain short and long answer questions and extended responses. Paper 3 contains structured questions on practical techniques, critical analysis of experimental data and one essay.
Are curious about the world around you, the relationships between different organisms and find the human body, plants or animals interesting.
Students taking biology can go on to study biology at university as well as any of the following:
Bad Science – Ben Goldacre
The Selfish Gene – Richard Dawkins
Genome – Matt Ridley
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