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Biology is taught as a single GCSE over one year and is offered to students in both year 10 and in year 11 as a follow on course from Entry Level Certificate. The course content is split into 6 units, during which students will be assessed three times, finishing with an end of topic assessment based on past exam papers. 

Students opting to take this course will have at least 4 lessons a week to ensure they have access to enough curriculum time to cover the course content. At the end of the year they will sit two exams to gain their GCSE qualification. The exam boad we use is AQA. 

Please click below to look at the specification for this course.