The Standard Grade qualification in Biology gives learners a grounding in the study of living organisms, their interactions and their relationships with the environment. They will gain an understanding of basic biological facts, ideas and techniques and insight into how these are applied in society.
Learners will study how organisms function and how they and we relate to the world around us. They will gain skills in handling and understanding information so they can draw conclusions and making predictions. Leaners will also be able to apply biological principles in practical situations.
The Standard Grade Biology Course is at two levels:
For more information on SCQF levels and how Standard Grade fits in to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework, visit our SCQF section.
This binder draws together appropriate information on assessment from the Arrangements documents, National Assessment Bank materials and update letters for National Qualifications in the Sciences. It is intended to provide an easy access point for information on assessment and it is envisaged that it will be particularly useful to faculty heads, newly qualified teachers (NQTs) and teachers presenting more than one Science. It is an additional resource to be used in conjunction with SQA Arrangements documents and National Assessment Bank materials (NABs).
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