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A Level Biology at The Whitby High School

Course description

In Biology you will develop practical skills, by planning

experiments, collecting data, analysing experimental

results and making conclusions.

You will also learn how scientific models are developed,

the applications and implications of science, the

benefits and risks that science brings and the ways in

which society uses the science to make decisions.

Entry requirements

The qualification builds on the knowledge, understanding and practical skills thatyou gained in GCSE Science, GCSE Additional Science or GCSE Biology. It isexpected that you should have obtained at least a grade B. You should also have atleast a C grade in GCSE Mathematics, as numerical and mathematical skills areimportant in Biology. A C grade is English is also required. OCR grades notconsideredYou will also need to be able to communicate effectively, be able to plan and carryout research and think critically about problems.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Whitby High School directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years