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Biology - A Level at Katharine Lady Berkeley's School

Course description

A Level Biology attracts those who are interested in the living world and how organisms function and survive. The OCR course emphasises the way in which scientists work and explores many real-world applications of biology – past, present and future. Students’ enthusiasm will be stimulated and independent learning, research skills and practical techniques will be promoted. Students will also develop the ability to think synoptically, bringing together information from different parts of the course in order to promote depth, as well as breadth, of knowledge.

As a science subject it will develop skills in information and data collection, analysis, evaluation and understanding. Science encourages reasoned, critical thinking, teamwork, as well as presentation and research skills; attributes highly prized by employers.

Entry requirements

6 in Biology and one other science or 6-6 in Combined Science. Grade 5 in Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Katharine Lady Berkeley's School directly.

Last updated date: 21 November 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years