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GCSE Triple - Biology

We are following the AQA A specification.

Students in groups 9/ 10/11Sc1 and  9/10/11Sc2 are following the triple biology specification (8461)

Triple Biology Subject Content:

Cell biology

Organisation

Infection and response

Bioenergetics

Homeostasis and response

Inheritance, variation and evolution

Ecology

Key ideas

Full specification is available at: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science/gcse/biology-8461

Triple Biology assessment

Paper

Biology Paper 1

Biology paper 2

What is assessed

Cell biology, Organisation

Infection and response

Bioenergetics

Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.

Length of exam

1hour 45min

1hour 45min

Total marks available

100

100

% GCSE

50%

50%

 

Required Biology practicals

In addition to the theory pupils will also undertake 10 required practicals. The exams at the end of course will include questions that will assess these practical skills.

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