Biology A-Level at The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College
What will I be studying?
Biology is a subject which is never out of the news and would be interesting as a one year AS course or as the full A Level. Just think of gene technology, global warming, endangered species, GM foods, transplants, B.S.E., cloning; the list is endless and is growing every day. Biology can "stand alone‟ as a Science subject amongst more "Art‟ orientated subjects and is complementary to Geography, Psychology, Sociology and Sports Science, as well as Chemistry, Physics and Maths. There is a Biology residential field trip to Swanage and Studland Bay.
Module 1: Cells, Exchange and Transport
Module 2: Molecules, Biodiversity, Food and Health
Module 3: Practical skills in Biology 1
Module 4: Communications, Homeostasis and Energy
Module 5: Control, Genomes and Environment
Module 6: Practical skills in Biology 2
Where can it take me?
Biology provides an excellent basis for higher education courses from medicine to marine biology and physiotherapy to psychology. It will provide you with a wide range of useful skills which are transferable to any subject or field of work.
At least 4 C grades at GCSE (or equivalent) in at least 3 different subjects.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College directly.