Biology

Staff:

Mrs Stewart – Curriculum Leader Science

Miss O’Connor

Mrs Oram

Mrs Allan-Brown

Miss McKenna

Dr Oudney

Progression Pathways

The range of courses and levels studied in S3 to S6 is detailed in the following progression pathway:

 

PP Biology


Our Courses

National Biology

The National courses in Biology mainly consist of 3 units. There is an additional added value unit (AVU) at National 4 level.

 

  1. Cell Biology
  2. Multicellular Organisms
  3. Life on Earth

 

Textbooks: ‘National 5 Biology’ by James Torrance  HODDER GIBSON  and  National 4 Biology‘ by Nicky Souter   HODDER GIBSON.

 

Revision Guide: ‘How to Pass National 5 Biology‘ by Moffat and Dickson  HODDER GIBSON

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Additional information on the courses and assessment can be found on the SQA website:  N3 SQA    N4 SQA     N5 SQA

Higher Biology

The Higher course consists of 3 units:

 

  1. DNA and the Genome
  2. Metabolism and Survival
  3. Sustainability and Interdependence

 

Textbook: ‘Higher Biology for CfE‘ by James Torrance  HODDER GIBSON

 

Revision Guide: ‘How to Pass Higher Biology for CfE‘ by Moffat and Dickson  HODDER GIBSON

 

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Additional information on the courses and assessment can be found on the SQA website:   CfE Higher SQA

Advanced Higher Biology

The Advanced Higher course consists of 3 units:

 

  1. Cells and Proteins
  2. Organisms and Evolution
  3. Investigative Biology

 

Additional information on the courses and assessment can be found on the SQA website:   CfE AH Biology

 

Revision Guide: ‘Bright Red Study Guide CfE Advanced Higher Biology’ by Lloyd and Morgan  BRIGHT RED

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