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AS and A2 Level Biology at The Willink School

Course description


Cells, Exchange and Transport. (Written exam 30% of AS)

Molecules, Biodiversity, Food and Health. (Written exam 50% of AS)

Practical Skills in Biology 1. (Internal assessment 20% of AS)


Communications Homeostasis and Energy (Written exam 30% of A2)

Control, Genomes and Environment. (Written exam 50% of A2)

Practical Skills in Biology 2. (Internal assessment 20% A2)

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have met the general entry requirements for the sixth form. You will also need at least 2 C grades or above (from the Higher tier paper) in Core and Additional GCSE Science, or grade C passes or above (from the Higher tier paper) from Biology and at least one other science. Since Biology also requires a high level of written communication GCSE English at a grade C or above would be desirable.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Willink School directly.

Last updated date: 01 September 2014

Key information

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