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A-Level Biology at Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College

Course description

AS Biology
Modules studied:
F211 - Cells, Exchange and Transport
30% of the total AS GCE marks 1 h written paper 60 marks

F212 - Molecules, Biodiversity, Food and Health
50% of the total AS GCE marks 1 h 45 min written paper 100 marks

F213 - Practical Assessment -3 practical tasks under exam conditions focusing on Quantitative, Qualitative and Evaluative skills with total value of 20% of AS marks

A2 Biology
Modules studied:
F214 - Communication, Homeostasis and Energy
15% of the total Advanced GCE marks 1 h written paper

F215 - Control, Genomes and Environment
25% of the total Advanced GCE marks 2 h written paper

F216 - Practical Skills in Biology 2
Candidates complete three tasks set by OCR. Assessment is the same format as AS Biology
10% of the total Advanced GCE marks

Entry requirements

Entry is Grade B if Additional Science GCSE studied, C if separate Biology GCSE studied

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 11 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years

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