The document linked below outlines how we have sequenced knowledge and skills in each academic year:


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Click here to access the KS3 and KS4 Biology Super Curriculum.

Click here to access the KS5 Biology Super Curriculum.


Biology is a fundamental subject for careers in the science and health sectors but there are many other career routes you can take with this subject.

Employers include: universities and clinical research organisations, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, hospitals, health, conservation and environmental organisations, local authorities, government and public health laboratories, scientific and technical consultancies, schools and colleges, the water industry, museums, science centres and broadcast companies. Many biology students pursue other opportunities in business, finance, the civil service, marketing and sales.

Career ideas; research & development, biomedical science, biotechnology, marine biology, microbiology, nanotechnology, animal science & management, nature conservation, environmental science, agriculture, horticulture, palaeontology, pharmacology, pathology, dentistry, veterinary work, clinical science, genetics, forensics, neuroscience, zoology, psychology, physiotherapy, sport science, medicine and allied health professions, education and much more.

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Key Stage 3

Over a fortnightly timetable, KS3 students receive:

  • 8 hours of guided learning.
  • 1 hour of homework.

Key Stage 4

Qualification: GCSE Biology or Double Award Science
Exam board: AQA

Over a fortnightly timetable, GCSE students receive:

  • Triple Science = 13 hrs of guided learning (Y9 & Y11) and 12 hrs of guided learning (Y10)
  • Double Science = 9 hrs of guided learning (Y9 & Y11) and 8 hrs of guided learning (Y10)
  • 2 hours of homework.

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Key Stage 5

Qualification: A Level Biology
Exam board: OCR

Over a fortnightly timetable, A Level students receive:

  • 10 hours of guided learning.
  • 10 hours of homework.


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