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Biology at Droitwich Spa High School

Course description

You will be expected to learn the fundamental principles and develop your skills of applying this knowledge in novel contexts. This involves note taking, practical investigations and practising exam questions, including essays.

The components of the course are:

Year 12 : AS Modules
Unit 1 - Biology and Disease
Unit 2 - The variety of living organisms
Unit 3 - Practical skills

The above components are studied in Year 12. The following modules are taken in Year 13 to complete the A Level course.

Year 13 : A2 Modules
Unit 4 - Populations and the environment
Unit 5 - Control in cells and in organisms
Unit 6 - Practical skills

The population and the environment module is supported by fieldwork.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade B or above in Biology or Double Science will normally be recommended in most circumstances.

It is also essential that the higher tier GCSE course has been studied.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 June 2014

Key information

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