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Please read Notice to centres - Changes to timings of examination papers.
There is no longer a January exam series for AS and A2 units. Follow this link to find out more about the changes.
We have updated all of the current A Level specifications to reflect the removal of the January series; these are now available for you to download.
This is the only change to the current A Level specifications.
This qualification is currently being redeveloped for first teaching in September 2015. To find out more visit our new qualification pages below.
This specification has been written for students who wish to continue their study of Biology after GCSE. It has been designed to enable centres to deliver the units using the framework provided or to design a custom course. The specification is divided into topics, each covering different key concepts in Biology. Applications of biology are covered throughout the specification.
Find out how the Extended Project Qualification could relate to your subject
This document covers Reforming A Levels: the changing landscape, Removal of January series from September 2013 and a summary of what’s planned for A Levels from 2015.
This lesson element, or classroom activity, contains activities on building biological molecules.
This document contains the answers to the Jelly Mods activity
Definitions of key terms for the bingo caller to use as part of the Jelly Mods activity.
This document gives instructions for the Jelly Mods lesson element, which contains building biological molecules activities.
Exemplar bingo cards for use with the Jelly Mods activity.
Molecular diagrams for use with the Jelly Mods activity
Information sheet on carbohydrates to accompany the Jelly Mods activity.