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Start date: 01/09/2019 - SGS Filton
End date: 31/07/2020
Course length: 1 year
Qualifications: GCSE
Code: 118025
Cost: N/A

SGS Filton

Filton Avenue
BS34 7AT

Switchboard: 0800 0567 253
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Course Detail

GCSE Biology

Full time course

What will they learn:

In addition to the biology covered in the Core and Additional Science courses the third unit of Biology looks at blood and circulation, transportaion in plants, homeostasis, and how humans affect the environment.

How will they learn:

The sessions are tutor-led with opportunity for practising skills in a supportive environment. Practicals and demonstrations will be an important part of your learning. You will also have ongoing weekly assignments to complete.

Previous experience:

You will need to have a basic understanding of science. You will also need sufficient maths skills and should have the equivalent of at least a grade D in GCSE Maths although a grade C would be more beneficial

What they need to bring to their first class:

A pen, calculator and paper

Any extra costs:


Dates & Costs

GCSE Biology

Start date: 01/09/2019
End date: 31/07/2020
Course length: 1 year
Time(s): 9am - 4.30pm
Qualifications: GCSE
Code: 118025

Tuition Fees

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course. If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, you will not need to pay tuition, exam or material fees using the Level 2 or 3 Entitlement. If you are aged 19 or over, studying a Level 3-6 and a Level 3 Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the fees. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date fees – these may be subject to change.

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Start End Time Campus
01/09/2019 31/07/2020 9am - 4.30pm SGS Filton
01/09/2019 31/07/2020 9am - 4.30pm SGS Stroud