Why is the study of Biology important? 


Biology is an outstanding subject for any student who has shown strong aptitude in GCSE Science. One of our most successful scientific courses, Biology imbues students with a strong understanding of key components of what it is to be human.

  • Course Content and Assessment

    Course Content:

    • Biological Molecules
    • Biochemistry
    • Cells
    • Organisms
    • Genetics



    • 100% Examination
    • 0% Coursework
  • Entry Criteria

    5 GCSEs at C or above including:

    • Biology/Science GCSE at 6 or above.
  • How can Biology support your future?

    Students who have taken A-Level Biology go on to study Biology at University alongside complementary subjects. Future opportunities may include: health & clinical professions such as Medicine, Dentistry, Physiotherapy or Pharmacy and Scientific Research.

  • How does the study of Biology support your study of other subjects?

    Biology is a subject which synthesises with many other KS5 subjects, not only traditional ones such as Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, but also with conceptual subjects such as Psychology, Law, Criminology and Sociology.

Student Testimonial

“In Biology we use a range of learning methods to develop our understanding and improve our retention. Particularly interesting was the use of Biology podcasts where we would take a specialist area of Biology and elucidate about it for a novice listener.”

Rachel Fox

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