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GCSE Biology AQA Past Papers

If you are searching for AQA GCSE Biology past papers and mark schemes then you are in the right place. Past papers are a great way to revise and prepare for your exams. Through Maths Made Easy you can access all of the AQA GCSE Biology past papers. 

AQA GCSE Biology Past Papers (9-1) (NEW SPEC)

June 2018

Foundation

GCSE Biology Paper 1 - Foundation
GCSE Biology Paper 2 - Foundation
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GCSE Maths Revision Cards

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Higher

GCSE Biology Paper 1 - Higher
GCSE Biology Paper 2 - Higher

Specimen Paper

Foundation

Specimen Paper 1
Specimen Paper 2

Higher

Specimen Paper 1
Specimen Paper 2

AQA GCSE Biology Higher (Old Specification)

June 17

June 17 Paper 1
June 17 Paper 2
June 17 Paper 3

June 16

June 16 Paper 1
June 16 Paper 2
June 16 Paper 3

June 15

June 15 Paper 1
June 15 Paper 2
June 15 Paper 3

June 14

June 14 Paper 1
June 14 Paper 2
June 14 Paper 3

AQA GCSE Biology Foundation (Old Specification)

June 17

June 16 Paper 1
June 16 Paper 2
June 16 Paper 3

June 16

June 16 Paper 1
June 16 Paper 2
June 16 Paper 3

June 15

June 15 Paper 1
June 15 Paper 2
June 15 Paper 3

June 14

June 14 Paper 1
June 14 Paper 2
June 14 Paper 3

AQA GCSE Biology past paper grade boundaries June 2018 

AQA GCSE Biology Spec at a Glance

The AQA GCSE Biology specification is challenging with each topic covered in much more depth than the combined Science. The following are the key topics covered.

1. Cell biology

2. Organisation

3. Infection and response

4. Bioenergetics

5. Homeostasis and response

6. Inheritance, variation and evolution

7. Ecology

8. Key ideas

AQA GCSE Biology Assessment Detail

Paper 1 – Cell biology; Organisation; Infection and response; and Bioenergetics.

·Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

·Foundation and Higher Tiers offered

·100 marks

·50% of GCSE Biology

Paper 2 – Homeostasis and response; Inheritance, variation and evolution; and Ecology.

·Written exam: 1 hour 45 minutes

·Foundation and Higher Tier

·100 marks

·50% of GCSE

Both papers allow a calculator. They are composed of many types of question from multiple choice to long answered questions that are worth many marks. There are factual recall and applied questions in both GCSE Biology papers.