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Biology AS/A2 at Rednock School

Course description

The specification is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts of biology. Teaching of practical skills is integrated with the theoretical topics and they’re assessed through the written papers. For A Level only, the Practical Endorsement will also support the development of practical skills.

Biology is split into six modules:

  • Modules 1 to 4 constitute the stand-alone AS Level qualification
  • Modules 1 to 6, combined with the Practical Endorsement, constitute the full A Level.

Module 1 Development of practical skills

Module 2 Foundations in biology

Module 3 Exchange and transport

Module 4 Biodiversity, evolution and disease

Module 5 Communications, homeostasis and energy

Module 6 Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

Entry requirements

Achieved Grade ‘B’ or above in both GCSE Science and GCSE Additional Science or GCSE Separate Sciences and have achieved the minimum of a Grade ‘B’ in GCSE English and Mathematics.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 02 April 2015

Key information

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