Biology GCSE

Time:6pm -9pmDuration: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
  • Organisation
  • Infection and response
  • Bioenergetics
  • Homeostasis and response
  • Inheritance, variation and evolution
  • Ecology


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.



Students will sit the national public GCSE exams in accordance with the timetable set by the Awarding Organisation. These take place outside of normal lesson times, during the day.


Learners will attend weekly lessons in college. This course may incorporate an element of live remote lessons where appropriate. It is recommended that you have access to a PC, laptop or other suitable device.

We provide a textbook and this is included in the course fee.

Learners also benefit from access to the college library during our evening opening times, including computers, study stations, print-based and electronic learning materials, printers and scanners.


This course will help you with employment or further education.

How to apply

If you wish to apply, please click here or call or email us if you have any questions on 01403 216597 or


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 £18535 per annum or who are aged19-23 and don’t hold a first full Level 2 qualification. Contact us to find out more

A £50 non-refundable deposit is payable at the point of booking.