Year 11 Biology

Curriculum Subject: Biology

Year 11    PDF VERSION

Exam Board: Edexcel

 What are we learning this term? This term we will learn about how energy is released in the body, the factors that affect photosynthesis, and how the digestive and circulatory systems work. We will be finishing off the content on Additional Science in the run up to the November Mocks.

Autumn Term:

  1. Respiration
  2. Controlled Assessment
  3. Photosynthesis
  4. Sampling
  5. Circulatory System
  6. Digestive System
  7. Vaccines and Antibodies

Useful Websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_edexcel/organism_energy/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_edexcel/common_systems/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/control_systems/plants_microorganisms/revision/1/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/control_systems/plants_microorganisms/revision/1/

There is also a google classroom that has been set up with access to past papers for B1 & B2. All yr 11s have been invited to join this class. Past papers can be printed off and completed or can be used to do revision. The mark schemes are also uploaded for students or parents to mark their questions to improve on exam technique.

How will we be assessed?

November Mock Exam

What are we learning this term?

Spring Term:

  1. Regulation of water in the Kidneys
  2. The Menstrual Cycle
  3. Sex Determination
  4. Animal behaviour including courtship, parenting, innate, imprinting and communication

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/control_systems/the_urinary_system/revision/1/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/control_systems/menstrual_cycle_fertilisation/revision/1/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/behaviour/animal_plant_behaviour/revision/1/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/behaviour/evolution_human_behaviour/revision/1/

 

How will we be assessed?

March Mock Exam

 

 

What are we learning this term?

 

Summer Term:

  1. Biotechnology – using microorganisms to make food.
  2. Revision

 

Useful Websites:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/triple_edexcel/using_biology/biotechnology/revision/1/

 

How will we be assessed?

Final June Exams