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Applied Biology A-Level at Prince Henry's High School

Course description

This is a traditional A level Biology course which is taught at a slower pace in a more applied and practical style. A variety of approaches are used in lessons and students will be involved in note-taking, discussions, presentations, practical activities and examination question practice. It will complement a range of other subjects including Health & Social Care, Food Technology, Psychology and PE.

Course content

Across the modules, students will discuss, learn, analyse and investigate:

  • The Foundations of Biology
  • Exchange and Transport
  • Biodiversity, Evolution and Disease
  • Communication, Homeostasis and Energy
  • Genetics, Evolution and Ecosystems.

All are underpinned by the practical skills of planning, implementation, analysis and evaluation.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirement: Students need a minimum of 2 C grades in both GCSE Science A and Additional Science before starting the course. If GCSE Biology has been studied then students must have achieved a C grade in this. This course is suitable for students who do not achieve the entry requirements for the Biology A level course. BTEC or OCR Nationals are not accepted.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Prince Henry's High School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

Key information

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