Content/Assessment:

  • Students study cells, biochemicals, the systems of organisms and immunology
  • Class activities and assignments
  • Practical reports
  • An essay
  • Unit tests
  • Externally set and marked end of year exam

Homework:

  • 2-4 hours a week consolidating the information delivered in class, completing assignments and preparing for tests.

Important Points:

  • Students need a global understanding of biology at a chemical, cellular and organism level to succeed.
  • Organisation of notes is very important.

Students have said:

  • "Don't leave assignments until the last minute."
  • "Ask for help early in the year."