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Biology at Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description


Unit 1 Biology and Disease: Causes of Disease Enzymes and the Digestive System Cells Lungs and Lung Disease Immunity

Unit 2 The Variety of Living Organisms: Variation DNA and Meiosis Genetic Diversity The Variety of Life The Cells Cycle Cellular Organisation Exchange and Transport Classification and Biodiversity

Unit 3 Investigative and Practical Assessment


Unit 4 Populations and Environment; Populations ATP Photosynthesis Respiration Energy and Ecosystems Nutrient Cycles Ecological Succession Inheritance and Selection

Unit 5 Control in Cells and in Organisms; Response to Stimuli Coordination Muscle Contraction Homeostasis Feedback Mechanisms Genetic Control of Protein Structure and Function Control of Gene Expression DNA Technology

Unit 6 Investigative and Practical Assessment

Entry requirements

The minimum requirements for being a viable candidate to take Biology in the Sixth Form are ideally a GCSE grade B in Additional Science or the relevant Triple Science.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 30 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years