Biology AS/A level (from 2009)
This page contains information related to our legacy GCE AS/A level Biology specification available in England and Wales (taught from 2009). The final award for these qualifications will be summer 2018 with one re-sit opportunity in summer 2017 (conditions apply).
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All course materials including the specification, specimen assessment materials, examiner reports and subject bulletins are available on the related documents page.
There is an extensive range of free digital educational resources to support the teaching of this qualification on our dedicated resources website.
Online Exam Review
OER is a free interactive teaching and learning tool based on actual responses to exam questions. It brings together questions, exemplar material, mark schemes and examiner comments online.
Question Bank is a free tool which allows you to create practice question papers from thousands of legacy past paper questions.
There are a range of endorsed and non-endorsed publications to support the teaching and learning of GCSE Science Double Award.
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GCE Biology/Human Biology Examiners' Report Summer 2016Download
Principal Examiners' Report
The Summer 2016 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.