Biology

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Biology is the science of life.  It is the study of natural processes and the living world around us. Biologists are needed to continue to make breakthroughs in many disciplines including genetics and medicine and to further understand the natural world around us.

MRSA, stem cell research, swine flu, GM foods.... These are only a fraction of the current hot topics in the media. Biological research makes discoveries on a daily basis and the study of Biology at Advanced Level will help you to understand the scientific advances being made around us.  

What we study in Year 7 develops our interest in the subject and our experimental skills. It forms the basis of core IGCSE and A level Biology topics. You will study Biology until at least GCSE level.

What we study in Year 8 further develops our interest in the subject and our experimental skills. It also increases our basic understanding of core IGCSE and A-Level Biology topics. Biology is studied until at least GCSE level.

IGCSE Biology is an excellent qualification to have because this core subject is held in high regard by universities and employers alike because as a science it equips its students with a logical mind and many transferable skills.  

Biology is required for studies in many subjects including natural sciences, medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, veterinary science, botany, zoology, physiotherapy, psychology and genetics. 

This core subject is held in high regard by universities and employers because as a science it equips its students with a logical mind and many transferable skills.