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Learning for Life & Work

Learning for Life & Work

Overview

Biology is the study of living organisms, including their structure, functioning, evolution, distribution and inter-relationships.

Learning for Life & Work

Team

  • HOD: Miss E Hurson
  • Mrs Y McArdle
  • Mrs H Guilfoyle
  • Mrs C Cullen

GCSE

Exam board: CCEA

Topics Studied:

Year 11

Photosynthesis: Nutrition & Health; Digestion & Enzymes: Respiration; Nervous System & Hormones: Ecology, Classification & Biodiversity

Year 12
Osmosis & Plant transport; Circulatory system; Microbes & Disease; Drugs; Genetics; Variation & Applied genetics; Reproduction & fertility

A LEVEL

Exam Board: CCEA


Topics Studied:


AS:1
 module: Cell Ultrastructure & Physiology; Biochemistry; Enzymes; Cell cycle; DNA technology; Tissues & Organs;
AS:2
 module: Principles of exchange & transport; Circulatory system; Transport in Plants; Adaptations of organisms; Biodiversity & Classification

A2:1 module: Homeostasis; Nervous system; Immunity; Coordination in plants; Ecology
A2:2
 module: Statistics; Respiration; Photosynthesis; Genetics; DNA technology; Classification