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Biology A Level at Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College

Course description

The study of biology provides an academic, practical and broad experience of one of the most relevant and exciting areas in Science. With a broad range of topics in the subject,

A-level biology provides many natural links to other subjects providing an extremely useful and supportive basis for them. This A-level qualification runs over two years.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at A* - C (or equivalent), including grade 4 in mathematics and either a B grade in biology or a BB in Core and Additional Science.


There are three 2 hour exams.

Paper 1 - Topics 1-4 35%

Paper 2 - Topics 5-8 35%

Paper 3 - Topics 1-8 30%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next January