Biology - Year 12


Students follow the AQA Biology GCE Course

Course Content

Autumn Term

U1 – Biological molecules

U2 – Cells, transport mechanisms and immunity

U3 – Nucleic acids, cells division and protein synthesis

Spring Term

U4 – Adaptation for gas and nutrient exchange

U5 – Mass transport in plants and animals

U6 – Diversity and relatedness of organisms

Summer Term

U7 – Ecosystems and nutrient cycles


Weekly tasks of short answer questions or extended research.

Assessed by students, their peers and teachers.


Interim assessment through regular exam question practice

End of unit tests throughout the course

Practical endorsement assessment required the completion of twelve required practical tasks that are assessed within lessons and via the final exam papers.

Useful Links and Information


Snap revise

Biology mad

CGP Books