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GCSE Revision Courses

GCSE Biology Courses

Taking place in our tuition centres in High Wycombe, St Albans and Harrow, our tutor-led GCSE revision courses are designed to provide in-depth, focused preparation for the GCSE exams. We aim to work on exam technique, confidence and attainment to make sure you have all bases covered before the exam.

This GCSE course is a one year intensive course for students wishing to take GCSE or IGCSE Biology

Course content

The course is an intensive course, presented in five sections: How Science Works, the three sections of substantive content, Biology 1, Biology 2, Biology 3 and the Controlled Assessment (Unit 4).

Students will study what makes a balanced diet, defence against disease, the nervous and endocrine systems, cardiovascular system, homeostasis, ecology, genetics, reproduction and evolution.

Working closely with excellent tutors topics and assessment objectives will be re-enforce and core understanding embedded. Past paper work will take place in conjunction with extended essays and questions.

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

GCSE Biology is a requirement for many careers, including Primary Teaching, Science degrees and the Health Professions. With a good GCSE grade there are a wide range of career options.

How will I learn?

Through classroom based activities, homework and regular assessment leading to final, external exams. In addition to one unaided and one aided observational task.

How will I be assessed?

Students will be assessed through an internal Controlled Assessment, which is worth 25% of the total marks and consists of a minimum of one practical investigation based on topics in the specification.

Students will also be entered for the June GCSE exams, where they will sit for three separate papers for each unit, B1, B2 and B3. Each paper is worth 25% of the total marks.

Which awarding body is the course validation by?

AQA

English level
Level 1

Mathematics level Level 1

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