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13/09/22

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Monday 19th September, the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral, will be a national bank holiday. Our schools will be closed on this date. Schools will resume at normal time on Tuesday 20th September. https://t.co/DJ2PVRmbKD

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09/09/22

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BMAT and our schools are incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and we would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family at this time of national mourning. https://t.co/lPaBCTyGlX

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26/08/22

“I felt quite proud and excited for my results.” Congratulations Barbara! https://t.co/7sbF1EVXIN https://t.co/xNiOz613X1

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26/08/22

“I am pretty happy with my results.” Congratulations Ashley! https://t.co/7sbF1EDOuF https://t.co/jljEBn157c

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25/08/22

“We are encouraged by the results and by the young professionals these students have developed into.” https://t.co/1kyxEpa9mu https://t.co/qS0zKrSpcG

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22/08/22

“I was so glad to get my A in computer science.” Congratulations Ashton! https://t.co/b9ippY98r1 https://t.co/3GWVpQuXf3

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22/08/22

“My results are above what I was expecting. I was slightly shocked, but relieved.” Congratulations Cedrick! https://t.co/b9ippXRx2r https://t.co/I2sWALGXkl

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18/08/22

“We are extremely proud of the students and how they have performed, especially considering the circumstances." https://t.co/oedCoewMWV https://t.co/xq4KXNLdrC

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18/07/22

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It was great to welcome year 12 students from & 1 year 10 student from to this week for their work experience. They all did an amazing job and it was a pleasure to have them with us https://t.co/oIEYpbjrlA

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06/07/22

We’re celebrating the success of our Year 10 students. 90% of students got a 2:1 and we were thrilled to hear our students achieved the top marks out of any school from our assessor. https://t.co/tnY1BiDW8z

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05/07/22

Wonderful day learning all about the options available for University study. Thank you to for organising a great visit. It is so important for students to know about all the options open to them at all levels. https://t.co/G1IQS8WKjq

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05/07/22

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Our students working alongside our as part of their work experience . Thanks again to everyone involved in making these opportunities happen for our local students 😁 https://t.co/QW7StO8gR2

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05/07/22

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This is Madison ( work experience) talking through her process mapping (using lean methodology) with . The process that was being mapped and improved was ‘how to bake a cake 🍰’ https://t.co/TQlUYswC8d

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05/07/22

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Mental health support for our young people aged 11-18years covering Harlow and Epping. Thank you for all your great work! please share. https://t.co/B8GNR3vni5

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02/07/22

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Wonderful way to complete a week’s worth of work experience. students presented their improvement and transformation recommendations to our . The students did an amazing job & it was a pleasure having the students here with us 👏👏👏 https://t.co/nqITyFjUPn

29/06/22

Thank you so much for the time you gave to our students. They are having a brilliant week and learning so much!

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29/06/22

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Over the moon to be able to welcome students back on site at for their work experience this week. Thank you to everyone that has helped to make this happen, very much appreciated ❤️ https://t.co/IoYNrlmWtY

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09/02/22

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Excited to be talking to students today about the role vaccines have played in our lives throughout history, up to today. Thanks to all staff and students for giving us a warm welcome! https://t.co/cMsCXym8wX

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04/02/22

Great start to Year 10’s architecture project designing concepts for ’s new hospital using journals for inspiration. Thank you to for the donation! https://t.co/UCoQ8w6A5o

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Biology A Level

What is A Level Biology all about?

Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical processes, molecular interactions, physiological mechanisms, development and evolution.  It is a highly practical subject with significant teaching time spent in the lab performing experiments, developing both knowledge and scientific skills.

Over a 2 year period, students will study Biochemistry, Microbiology and Genetics, Physiology, Evolution and Ecology which will enable students to pursue a broad range of careers and university degrees.

Examples of careers and courses requiring a foundation in biology include sports scientist, physiotherapist, epidemiologist, food technologist, pharmacologist, personal trainer, nutritionist, biochemist, microbiologist, geneticist, botanist, toxicologist, horticulturalist,  wine maker, environmental health officer, product developer, quality control, quality assurance, dietician, nutritionist, haematologist, histopathologist, immunologist, virologist, pathologist, biomedical scientist, environmental analyst, environmental consultant, environmental health officer, environmental planner, forester, oceanographer. Zoology, ecology, immunology, microbiology, biochemistry, physiology, molecular biology, cell biology, chemistry, conservation biology, marine biology, evolution, biodiversity, biogeography, animal behaviour, animal science, agricultural science, environmental science, veterinary science, aquaculture, land management, wildlife management,.

The Edexcel Level 3 Advanced GCE in Biology (B) consists of three externally examined papers and the Science Practical Endorsement. Students are expected to carry out the sixteen core practical experiments that are identified in the topics.

Assessment :

Paper 1:

  • Topic 1: Biological Molecules
  • Topic 2: Cells, Viruses and Reproduction of Living Things
  • Topic 3: Classification and Biodiversity
  • Topic 4: Exchange and Transport
  • Topic 5: Energy for Biological Processes
  • Topic 6: Microbiology and Pathogens
  • Topic 7: Modern Genetics

Paper 2:

  • Topic 8: Origins of Genetic Variation
  • Topic 9: Control Systems
  • Topic 10: Ecosystems

Paper 3: General and Practical Principles in Biology – selected from topics 1-10

 

Biology A Level Entry Requirements

Grade 6 in Biology or 2 x Grade 6 in Combined Science.

Grade 6 in Maths

Examination Board: AQA

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