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 2019

Foundation

GCSE Biology Paper 1 - Foundation

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GCSE Biology Paper 2 - Foundation

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Higher

GCSE Biology Paper 1 - Higher

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GCSE Biology Paper 2 - Higher

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June 2018

Foundation

GCSE Biology Paper 1 - Foundation

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GCSE Biology Paper 2 - Foundation

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Higher

GCSE Biology Paper 1 - Higher

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GCSE Biology Paper 2 - Higher

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Specimen Paper

Foundation

Higher

Specimen Paper 1

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Specimen Paper 2

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AQA GCSE Biology Higher (Old Specification)

June 2017

GCSE Biology Higher B1

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GCSE Biology Higher B2

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GCSE Biology Higher B3

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June 2016

GCSE Biology Higher B1

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GCSE Biology Higher B2

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GCSE Biology Higher B3

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June 2015

GCSE Biology Higher B1

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GCSE Biology Higher B2

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GCSE Biology Higher B3

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June 2014

GCSE Biology Higher B1

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GCSE Biology Higher B2

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GCSE Biology Higher B3

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AQA GCSE Biology Foundation (Old Specification)

June 2017

GCSE Biology Foundation B1

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GCSE Biology Foundation B2

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GCSE Biology Foundation B3

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June 2016

GCSE Biology Foundation B1

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GCSE Biology Foundation B2

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GCSE Biology Foundation B3

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June 2015

GCSE Biology Foundation B1

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GCSE Biology Foundation B2

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GCSE Biology Foundation B3

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June 2014

GCSE Biology Foundation B1

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GCSE Biology Foundation B2

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GCSE Biology Foundation B3

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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.