OCR Specification A
Grade 6+ for GCSE Combined Science OR Grade 6+ for GCSE Biology AND Grade 6+ in Maths GCSE
Emphasis throughout the course is on developing knowledge, competence and confidence in practical skills and problem solving.
All students are encouraged to purchase from the school:
None. You will be provided with all necessary equipment for practical as well as any safety gear. All students should bring a pen, pencil, ruler and a scientific calculator to all lessons.
AS booster class every morning from 7.30am in Room 201 with Dr Isamah.
AM Form time intervention with Dr Isamah in Room 112.
The course is an excellent base for a university degree in healthcare such as medicine, veterinary or dentistry as well as the biological sciences, such biochemistry, molecular biology or forensic science. Biology can also complement sports science, psychology, sociology and many more.
A Level Biology A can open up a range of career opportunities including: biological research, medical, environmental, forensics, sports and science communication. The transferable skills you will learn, such as problem solving, are also useful for many other areas such as law.