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Biology - A Level at Dinnington High School

Course description

Level 3

A level Biology is a very popular and challenging course. It is suitable for students that have a keen interest in the broader topics of Biology and have career aspirations in fields such as medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy or veterinary sciences.

• Cells and Organelles

• Taxonomy

• Gene technology

• Plant and Human Phytology

• Ecosystem and habitats Awarding body

Entry requirements

Must have 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above (or equivalent), including English and Maths. Grade B is recommended in GCSE Biology or Additional Science. Consideration will be given to achieving a C grade on an individual basis, based on their circumstance and what is in their best interest.


End of unit exams

Future opportunities

Suitable for progression to university studies in Biology and other related sciences.

Further information

Visits: Chester Zoo in Year 1 and Boggle Hole residential in Y2

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years

Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Mr C Rooney
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01909 550066
    • Email address:


  • More information
    • We are located by the side of a local college and on a major bus route, from Worksop and Rotherham.  Buses also run regularly from Sheffield.