Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Teacher 2


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Populations in ecosystems

  • Investigating populations, completion, variation and succession.

60 Mark Test

Required practical


  • Control of internal conditions including controlling blood glucose and the role of the kidney.

60 Mark Test

Required practical

Photosynthesis The reactions of photosynthesis.  

Spring Term


Response to stimuli

  • Response to stimuli including plant tropisms.

Photosynthesis and responses

60 Mark Test

Required practicals


Populations, selection and evolution

Control of gene expression

Types of selection, evolution and speciation.

Stem cells, and the control of gene expression

Evolution and gene expression

60 Mark Test

Summer Term

Preparation for exam series.


A-level examinations

3 x 2hr written exam