Exam based assessment
Five GCSEs at Grade 4 or above in different subjects including English and Maths. Recommended Grade 6 in Biology and 5s in all the other Sciences. If single sciences are not available at your school, then you will need two grade 6s in the GCSE Sciences that you are taking
Organisms exchange substances and their environments
Genetic information variation and relationships. This will be assessed by two exams
There are six compulsory practicals which will be assessed within these exams
Organisms Exchange substances and their environments
Genetic information variation and relationships
Energy transfers within and between organisms
How organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments
Genetics populations evolution and ecosystems
The control of gene expression
This will be assessed by three external exams
There are twelve compulsory practicals which will be assessed within these exams
Where will it lead?
A Science A-Level is ideal for any degree subject or career i.e. Physiotherapy, laboratory work, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, ophthalmic, veterinary science, agriculture, forestry, horticulture, teaching, the food industry, environmental health etc.