Biology A Level

Subject Information

Biology A Level

Curriculum information

Year 12 overview

Year 12 will cover the first four topics of the course, outlined below:

  1. Biological molecule
  2. Cells
  3. Organisms exchange substances with their environment
  4. Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms

You will also need to complete some of the required practical experiments across the year.

Year 13 overview

In year 13 you will cover topics 5 – 8, you will be assessed on all eight topics.

  1. Energy transfers in and between organisms
  2. Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments
  3. Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems
  4. The control of gene expression

You will also have completed all of the 12 required practical experiments.


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