Hone Your Skills in the Field of Biology
The Queen’s School can help Cheshire students obtain a General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and A-level in biology. For girls between the ages of 4-18, The Queen’s School is one of the top schools in the local area. Our teachers and our specially-designed courses ensure that our pupils expertly hone their skills in the field of biology and are continually stretched and challenged along the way. We want all of our students to be able to leave school with unparalleled confidence, ready to take their place in the world.
Why Study Biology?
GCSE and A-level biology studies living organisms and their structure, life cycles, adaptations, environment, and more. As one of the broadest subjects students can study, biology can be a great gateway into the real world and provides a wide range of career opportunities. From the molecular study of life processes to the study of animal and plant communities, biology touches on it all.
Careers That Benefit From a Biology Qualification
If you’re wondering where a biology GCSE or A-level can take you, wonder no more. There are numerous biology careers out there. Whether you’re looking to work in medicine, healthcare, environmental conservation, education, biotechnology, forensic science, or something else, biology can open many doors for you. Some of the more common careers that benefit from a Biology GCSE and A-level include:
- Science Writer
- Biology Teacher
- Forensic Scientist
- Research Scientist
- Nature Conservation Officer
- Government Agency Role
Those who have heavily influenced the field of biology include Charles Darwin, Rosalind Franklin, Prof. Alice Roberts, Jane Goodall, Gregor Mendel, Aristotle, and many more. These biologists and many others in their field of study have made monumental contributions to society. Times are tumultuous, but biologists help steer humanity in the right direction. People in the field of biology are constantly working on solutions for the many challenges of life.
Top Tips for Biology Exams
When the time comes to study for your Biology GCSE and A-level exam, it’s important to organise your notes into a coherent plan. To assist you with this, we’ve listed some of our top tips for GCSE biology exams below:
- Be Clear on What You Need to Study
- Plan Your Biology Revision
- Use a Variety of Revision Techniques
- Understand GCSE Biology Exam Command Words
- Do GCSE Biology Practice Tests
Biology GSCE past papers:
- GCSE – AQA 8461 Higher Tier Paper 1 (Separate Sciences)
- GCSE – AQA 8461 Higher Tier Paper 2 (Separate Sciences
- GCSE - AQA 8464 - Higher Tier Paper 1 (Combined Science - Trilogy)
- GCSE - AQA 8464 - Higher Tier Paper 2 (Combined Science - Trilogy)
- GCSE – AQA 8461 Foundation Tier Paper 1 (Separate Sciences)
- GCSE – AQA 8461 Foundation Tier Paper 2 (Separate Sciences)
- GCSE - AQA 8464 - Foundation Tier Paper 1 (Combined Science - Trilogy)
- GCSE - AQA 8464 - Foundation Tier Paper 2 (Combined Science - Trilogy)
These past papers are AQA approved.
Students who attend The Queen’s School in Cheshire can expect to have the development of their skills and knowledge facilitated to their highest potential. Pupils at our prestigious school can expect high-value education in a conducive environment. We will help you develop the proper skills, knowledge, and attitude to ensure your full potential is achieved. For further information about The Queen’s School or our biology classes, please contact us today. We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have.