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Biology A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

Topics covered

Biological molecules, cells, exchange / transport and biodiversity and

Energy transfers, organismal responses, genetics and gene expressions

(10% of the content will involve biological maths)

12 core / assessed practical activities.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B or above in Core and Additional Science / Biology

GCSE Grade 6 or above in Maths.


3 x written exams (all 2 hours) – total 6 hours (100% of qualification)

The third paper includes a 25 mark essay question.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.