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Biology A Level at Driffield School

Course description

Students will complete 12 assessed core practical over 2 years. Students will be given a pass or fail mark by their teachers for their practical skills at the end of their A2  studies;  however  this  doesn’t  affect  their  overall grade. These skills will also be examined in the written papers.

Course content

Energy  transfers  in  and  between  organisms
Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments (A-level only))
Genetics,  populations,  evolution  and  ecosystems
The control of gene expression

Entry requirements

5A*-C grades at GCSE. You will need at least a grade B in Core or Additional Science (Additional Science grade B preferred) or a grade B in GCSE Biology.


Paper 1: 2 Hours Any content from topics 1 to 4.
Paper 2: 2 hours Any content from topics 5 to 8.
Paper 3: 2 hours Any content from topics 1 to 8.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.

Last updated date: 13 October 2017

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