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Biology A Level at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy

Course description

Students study a range of topics including: biochemistry, defence against disease, evolution and exchange systems in plants and animals in their first year. In their second year of study students will cover: genetics, excretion, respiration, photosynthesis and populations/sustainability.

Entry requirements

A grade B or above in GCSE science and a good pass in mathematics.


Students are assessed at the end of the 2 years through 2 examinations which account for 100% of the qualification. Students also have the opportunity to gain a practical endorsement to sit alongside their A-Level qualification through the completion of a series of 12 practical assessments and write-ups.

Future opportunities

Students who study Biology can continue to study Biology at university although this subject supports any science/maths led course ranging from teaching, medicine, dentistry, veterinary science, pharmacy, nursing (midwifery) and research science to name just a few!

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 April 2017
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