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Biology A Level at The Heath School

Course description

This is a course which combines a study of basic biological topics with consideration of some recent advances, is scientifically and Intellectually rigorous, but fascinating.

Course content

You will start building on your knowledge from GCSE by studying biological molecules including enzymes and DNA. Other topics include transport systems in animals and plants and how these systems allow organisms to grow in size and complexity.


Year 1: 2 written exams - 1 14 hours Year 2: 3 written exams - 2 hours Based on topics studied and practical skills.

Future opportunities

Biology can lead to a career in Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Ophthalmics, Biotechnology, Psychology, Agriculture, Conservation, Teaching and Biological Research.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 September 2016
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