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Park Hall Academy

Park Hall Academy

Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. B36 9HF

Telephone:0121 748 0400

Fax:0121 748 0414

Contact:Mr Cox

Biology

What is Biology?

Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and all living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy.  Biology is an exciting, challenging subject with the potential for significant personal and financial rewards.

Course Summary 

Exam Board: OCR – Biology A

Paper 1 Biological Processes

 

Development of practical skills in biology

Foundations in biology

Exchange and transport

Communication, homeostasis and energy

Paper 2 Biological Diversity

Development of practical skills in biology

Foundations in biology

Biodiversity, evolution and disease

Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

Paper 3 Unified Biology

Development of practical skills in biology

Foundations in biology

Exchange and transport

Biodiversity, evolution and disease

Communication, homeostasis and energy

Genetics, evolution and ecosystems

What skills will I gain from studying Biology?

Whilst studying Biology  A level students gain an excellent range of diverse transferable skills. These include problem solving, numeracy, analysis, team working, laboratory skills, observation and data handling.

 Mr A Phillips: aphillips@parkhall.org

For more information see the attached leaflet below.

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