Biology GCSE - New Spec

Exam Board and Code: AQA (8461)

Delivery: Sept 2016 - June 2018

QAN code: 601/8752/9

Assessment Overview: 

Paper 1: 

  • 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • 100 marks
  • 50% of GCSE
  • Testing: Cell biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bio energetics

 Paper 2:

  • 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • 100 marks
  • 50% of GCSE
  • Testing: Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.

Other notes:

  • This GCSE is 100% exam

 

Topic Planner: 2016-17

Term                                      Topic

1                                            Cell biology; Organisation

2                                            Organisation; Infection and response                                                                                        

3                                            Infection and response

4                                            Infection and response; and Bioenergetics

5                                            Homeostasis and response

6                                            Revision and Exams

 

Topic Planner: 2017-2018

Term                                      Topic

1                                            Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution

2                                            Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology

3                                            Ecology

4                                            Revision and Exams

5                                            Revision and Exams

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