Course name

  • Pearson Edexcel  Level 3 Advanced GCE in Biology B (9BI0)

Areas covered within the specification:

  • Biological molecules
  • Cells, viruses and reproduction of living things
  • Classification and biodiversity
  • Exchange and transport
  • Energy for biological processes
  • Microbiology and pathogens
  • Modern genetics

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Students will have at least 8 hours a fortnight in a specialised laboratory, where the key concepts of the course will be taught. Students will also complete a series of specified CPAC practical activities, working towards achieving the practical endorsement in biology.

In addition to lesson time students should spend at least 6 hours a week revising, practising questions, doing extra research and working independently outside of lesson on their topics