Full year or Semester
10 or 20 credits
This is a high level course aimed at students who want to achieve a high score in Stage 2 Biology, with a focus on the development of practical skills.
Semester 1: Cells and Ecosystems
Students will learn what cells are and some of the processes that make them work.
Students will also explore how living and non-living things interact with their environment and each other.
Semester 2: Infectious Disease and Body Systems
Students will learn about microbes and how some are beneficial and others can cause harm. They will look at how the human body works from cells to body systems.
50% – School Assessment Tasks (SATs)
50% – Folios
This subject has an exam.
This subject will give you the foundations for Stage 2 Biology.