Biology AS and A level at Brentside High School
A level biology is a new specification with a broad range of topics chosen to allow progression to a wider range of biological courses at higher education: biochemistry and molecular biology, animal and plant physiology, genetics, and microbiology. The specification combines more traditional elements, such as the kidney, with more modern biological ideas such as epigenetics.
Grade A in GCSE additional science or grade B in GCSE biology, plus grade B in GCSE mathematics and grade B in GCSE English language
AS level is assessed by two examinations.
A level is assessed by three examinations. The third examination includes questions on work done in practical experiments.
Examination board: Edexcel
An A level in biology will enable you to follow a range of courses at university, such as biological sciences, biochemistry, ecology, pharmacy and medicine.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brentside High School directly.