AS/A Level Biology
Teaching: Sep 2015
Eduqas A level Biology provides a wide breadth of knowledge across a varied range of
topics. These include the internal workings of organisms in physiology and the
interdependence of living things in ecology, to social issues including human influence on the environment and the ethical considerations of genetics.
In this AS and A Level Biology course, learners are encouraged not only to develop an
understanding, but also an appreciation and sense of wonder at the living world. Promoting an investigative approach, Eduqas A Level Biology gives learners ample opportunities to hone practical, mathematical and problem‐ solving skills.
We provide a range of digital resources for both learners and educators, including A Level Biology revision tools and free teaching resources. You can find both A Level Biology past papers and AS Level Biology past papers at the top of this page.
AS and A Level Biology 2020‐2021
For more information about the Eduqas Biology A Level, including the AS and A Level Biology specification, grading and assessment information, view the menu at the top of the page.
- Access to our digital resources website which hosts a wealth of free material
- Three themed components so students can focus their revision for each assessment.
- A choice of three options in component 3 to appeal to the interests of different students: Immunology, Human musculoskeletal anatomy, Neuroscience and behaviour.
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Unlock your learners’ potential with an impressive range of FREE digital resources, teaching tools and materials.
WJEC/EDUQAS ENDORSED TITLES
|Eduqas Biology for A Level Year 1 & AS: Student Book||978-1-908682-62-8||Dr Marianne Izen|
|Eduqas Biology for A Level Year 2: Student Book||978-1-908682-63-5||Dr Marianne Izen|
|Eduqas Biology for A Level Year 1 & AS: Study and Revision Guide||978-1-908682-64-2||Neil Roberts|
|Eduqas Biology for A Level Year 2: Study and Revision Guide||978-1-908682-65-9||Neil Roberts|
|WJEC&EDUQAS AL BIOLOGY: A STUDENT GUIDE TO PRACTICAL WORK||978-1-911208-22-8||Dr Marianne Izen|
WJEC/CBAC NON-ENDORSED TITLES
|WJEC/Eduqas Biology AS/A Level Year 1 Student Guide: Basic biochemistry and cell organisation||9781471844027||Dan Foulder|
|WJEC/Eduqas AS/A Level Year 1 Biology Student Guide: Biodiversity and physiology of body systems||9781471844058||Andy Clarke|
|WJEC/Eduqas A-level Year 2 Biology Student Guide: Energy, homeostasis and the environment||9781471859342||Andy Clarke|
|WJEC/Eduqas A-level Year 2 Biology Student Guide: Variation, Inheritance and Options||9781471859373||Dan Foulder|
Access a collection of interactive units that bring together a number of elements including general data, exam questions, their marking schemes and examiner comments, which will lead you through a review of exam questions.
Our Assessment Resources are sets of questions based on specific themes, topics or skills within the qualification. They are optional resources (their use is not mandatory) which have been created to assist teachers in assessing learners in summer 2021. We recommend that you use the Mapping Grid provided initially to help you find appropriate Assessment Resources. Our Mapping Grid has been designed for you to view, at a glance, the content and assessment objectives covered in each Assessment Resource, and then download the relevant Assessment Resource.
- S21-A400QS-Mapping Grid-1.xlsx
- S21-B400QS-Mapping Grid-1.xlsx
Training and Guidance for Summer 2021
WJEC Eduqas has produced Professional Learning training and guidance packs to support the application of marking schemes and grading. These view on-demand materials offer expert instruction from senior Eduqas examiners and include marking exemplar and grading exemplar. These materials aim to:
- develop your understanding in applying the marking schemes
- improve your confidence in awarding marks accurately
- exemplify the characteristics of learner responses at differing levels of achievement
- provide guidance on how to grade learner evidence.
These materials are suitable for all teachers who need guidance in marking and grading this qualification, and Heads of Department who wish to internally moderate their team's marking.
These materials are now available for you to access as many times as you wish from our secure website here.
Upcoming Professional Learning Events
There are no live events currently scheduled for this qualification.
Our annual programme is published and open for bookings during the summer term. Sign up for the latest updates here.
Materials from previous courses can be found on the Secure website and/or under the Materials tab.
Please visit our secure website to view training materials for this subject.
AS/A Level Biology - Preparing learners for assessments
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