KS5 Biology - UTC Leeds

KS5 Biology

A Level Biology

Exam board: AQA

Students will cover the following topics:

Year 12

  1. Biological Models
  2. Cells
  3. Organisms exchange substances with their environment
  4. Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms•

Year 13

  1. Energy transfers in and between organisms (A-level only)
  2. Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments (A-level only)
  3. Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems (A-level only)
  4. The control of gene expression (A-level only)

A separate endorsement of practical skills will be taken alongside the A-level. This will be assessed by teachers and will be based on direct observation of students’ competency in a range of skills that are not assessable in written exams.

Staff and contact details

Neil Copsey, Assistant Principal neil.copsey@utcleeds.co.uk

Useful links:

https://www.s-cool.co.uk/

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/levels/z98jmp3

https://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/science

https://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/as-a-level-gce/chemistry-a-h032-h432-from-2015/

http://www.iop.org/

http://www.rsc.org/

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