Biology at St Francis Xavier's College
Unit 1: Biology and Disease
How digestive, circulatory and gas exchange systems may be affected by communicable and non-communicable diseases How a knowledge of basic biology allows us to understand the symptoms of disease and interpret data relating to risk factors.
Unit 2: The Variety of Living Organisms
The influence of genetic and environmental factors on intra-specific variation How the variety of life is reflected in similarities and differences in its biochemical basis and cellular organisation How size and metabolic rate affect an organism's requirements and give rise to adaptations.
Unit 3: Practical and Investigative Skills
Practical work in the contexts of Units 1 and 2 Assessment of implementing skills on practical work as a whole Assessment by AQA-set tasks.
GCSE Grade B or above in Biology, Maths and English Language
GCSE Grade B or above in Additional Science, Maths and English Language.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Francis Xavier's College directly.