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Biology - AS/A2 at Lyng Hall a trust school and specialist sports college

Course description

Why study Biology?

Biology A Level provides a solid foundation for all those who intend to continue to University to study Biology or a related subject.

Course content

Exam Board: AQA

AS Units:

Unit 1 - Biology and Disease

Unit 2 - The Variety of Living Organisms

Unit 3 - Investigative and Practical Skills

A2 Units:

Unit 4 - Populations and the Environment

Unit 5 - Control in Cells and Organisms

Unit 6 - Investigative and Practical Skills in A2 Biology.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 A*-C GCSEs including Grade A/B at GCSE Science. Additional and Core.


2 written exams (80% both 40% each) and 1 practical exam ISA (20%) each year.

Future opportunities

Biology gives students a strong foundation if you wish to study subjects such as midwifery, dentistry, medicine or veterinary science.

Further information

For further information please contact: Mrs Ravinder Bains, Lead Biology Teacher


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lyng Hall a trust school and specialist sports college directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2014
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