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KS4 Science - Biology

Year 9

Content is split into six teaching topics:

 

Assessment

Timing

Assessed content

Proportion of marks

 Exam 1 (One hour 45 minutes)  Summer Year 11  Assesses content from Topics B1–B3  50%
 Exam 2 (One hour 45 minutes)  Summer Year 11  Assesses content from Topics B4–B6, with assumed knowledge of Topics B1–B3.   50%

 

Students will be awarded a grade scaled from 9 to 1

 

 

Years 10 and 11

Assessment

Timing

Assessed content

Proportion of marks

 Exam 1 (One Hour) B731  Summer Year 11  

B1 Understanding organisms

 35%
 Exam 2 (One Hour) B732  Summer Year 11  

B4 It's a Green World

B5 The Living Body

B6 Beyond the Microscope
 40%
 Controlled Assessment  During Year 10  Task; research, plan, risk assess, carry out, process, analysis, evaluate and draw conclusions for a practical task assigned by the exam board  25%

 

 


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