OCR Biology A specification (H420 A level and H020 AS level)
Module 1 – Development of practical skills in biology
Module 2 – Foundations in biology
Module 3 – Exchange and transport
Module 4 – Biodiversity, evolution and disease
Module 5 – Communication, homeostasis and energy
Module 6 – Genetics, evolution and ecosystems
At AS Level:
AS Papers 1 and 2 can assess any content from Modules 1 to 4.
At A Level:
A Level Paper 1 assesses the content from Modules 1, 2, 3 and 5
A Level Paper 2 assesses the content from Modules 1, 2, 4 and 6
A Level Paper 3 assesses the content from Modules 1 to 6.
The practical endorsement is a pass or fail part of the A2 course. It requires a minimum of 12 practical activities to be completed
Performance in this component is reported separately to the performance in the A level Practical Endorsement is teacher assessed against the
Common Practical Assessment Criteria (PAG).