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A Level Biology at The Samworth Church Academy

Course description

Topics covered

AS Level

Disease, the body and its immune system
The digestive system and the process of digestion
Prokaryotic (bacterial) cells
Cell structure, cell membranes and cell division
Gaseous exchange and transport of materials around the body
Kinetics and equilibrium
Genetic diversity and DNA
Classification and biodiversity

A2 Level

Populations, growth, succession and conservation
Energy transfers and nutrient cycles
Photosynthesis and respiration
Inheritance and Hardy Weinberg Principal Selection and speciation
Responses to stimuli

Entry requirements

The general entrance requirement for the Sixth Form is 6 or more A*-C grades including either English or Maths and with any BTEC qualifications worth half. A* - B GCSE Biology

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Samworth Church Academy directly.

Last updated date: 18 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years