Biology GCSE

Time:6.00 -9.00pmDuration:30 weeks
Qualification:GCSE Biology (Foundation Level)Awarding Body:AQA

About the course

This course looks at life processes and living things, with an emphasis on human functioning.
Content includes:

Cell biology
Infection and response
Homeostasis and response
Inheritance, variation and evolution

This is a Foundation Level course, so Grades 5-1 are available to students.

You should expect to complete 3 hours of homework per week in addition to class attendance and exam revision

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however, students should have a good standard of English and Maths.



There are two written exams.


Please bring paper, pens, pencils and a folder with dividers.


We aim to deliver this course in a face to face classroom setting.Our arrangements for course delivery will be regularly reviewed in line with the relevant government guidance. If situations change, your course may require an element of blended learning. This means some sessions may be virtual classrooms using technology such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom. So, you will therefore need access to a PC, laptop, or other suitable device. These sessions may be full classes, or provide work set online to undertake during the session.


A Level Biology, Access to Higher Education course.

How to apply

You can apply for the course here. For guidance, information and advice please call 01403 216597 or email


Students must attend a college induction prior to the course start.


This course is co-funded by the Government meaning that all students benefit from reduced fees.

Full funding may be available for learners who are unemployed, are employed and earn less than £17374.50. per annum or who are aged19-23 and don’t hold a first full Level 2 qualification. Contact us to find out more

A £150 non-refundable deposit is payable at the point of booking.