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SIBFORD SIXTH FORM


Biology ENTRY REQUIREMENT


GCSE Biology Grade or Combined Grade 7 GCSE Mathematics Grade 6 GCSE English Language Grade 6. The above represent recommended grades; each student will be considered on an individual basis.


This course teaches Biology using exciting and motivating concepts that draw on contemporary and cutting-edge developments in the biological sciences. These include the health risks of smoking and obesity; genetic counselling; global warming; GM crops; DNA fingerprinting; the spread of pathogens; the destruction of natural habitats; drug abuse in sport and recreational drug use. Practical work is seen as an integral accompaniment to theory work. The course provides the opportunity to develop many skills including research, communication and IT. You will also develop an appreciation of the social, moral and ethical complexities of the subject.


A Level 9BN0 (2 Years) Paper 1: The Natural Environment and Species Survival • 2 hour exam • 33.33% of total A Level.


Topic 1: Lifestyle, health and risk. Topic 2: Genes and health. Topic 3: Voice of the genome. Topic 4: Biodiversity and natural resources. Topic 5: On the wild side. Topic 6: Immunity, infection and forensics.


Paper 2: Energy, Exercise and Coordination • 2 hour exam • 33.33% of total A Level. Questions on topics 1 - 4 plus Topic 7: Run for your life. Topic 8: Grey matter.


Paper 3: General and Practical Applications in Biology • 2 hour exam • 33.33% of the total A Level award. Questions from topics 1 - 8. A pre-released scientific article will underpin one exam question.


Practical Endorsement for Biology (No exam assessment) Pass/Fail.


There may be an opportunity for students to sit an AS exam at the end of Year 12, but this will be decided on an individual basis.


A Level Exam Board: Edexcel (Biology A Salters-Nuffield specification)


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