Exam Board: AQA

Biology is a complex and broad science. You will enjoy this course if you are interested in all aspects of living organisms, how they work and how they interact with their environment. The GCSE course looks at the following topics:

Biology is a highly valued subject that provides students with a wide variety of skills and knowledge that help to prepare students for KS5. The course is an essential subject for areas of study such as Medicine, Veterinary Science and Sports Science whether it be as a separate science or part of the combined science course.


100% examination — two 1 hour 45 minute papers, each worth 50%. Papers will include multiple choice, long and short answer questions.