Miss J Whitehead – Head of Department
Mr G Bonfante
Mrs R Wright
Mr R Yates
Mr D Williams
AS and A Level
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In year 8, students will study a broad range of topics including:
In year 9 students will begin to study topics that will appear on their GCSE examinations. Their work will cover diverse areas of Biology such as:
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In years 10 & 11 students will either continue with biology as a separate subject or continue with Biology lessons as part of the additional science GCSE (dual award) They will set module one in the June of year 10 and additional modules in year 11.
Topics of study include:
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If students achieve appropriate grades in their GCSE examination and choose to continue to study Biology they will follow the AQA syllabus.
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The Biology department also runs several field trips. We have recently taken the students to Chester Zoo and on an extended three day field course to Wales to study the coastal ecosystems.
The Department has an excellentbio Biology club run by Sixth Form students which meets on Friday lunchtime in BL1.
We also have an extensive timetable of guest lecturers who give a range of talks on cutting edge Biological subjects. The talks are open to Sixth Form and Year 11 students and younger students who show a flair for the subject.
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