AS/A Level Biology

A level Biology is a challenging subject and there's plenty to learn. As ever, the secret to success is attempting past exam papers, and maybe trying to find a good revision guide.

Specifications | Revision Guides | Past Papers | Online Resources | iTunes/Apps

Syllabus/Specifications

Each exam board produces a syllabus listing exactly what you need to know to pass the exams. Some students find this useful to use as checklist of what you have revised. Make sure you check with your teacher which exam board and syllabus you are following.

Revision Guides

Revision guides are printed books which summarise everything you need to know to do well in the exam, and are an important part of many people's revision. We have reviews of hundreds of revision guides including:

A comprehensive revision guide for those who prefer a more traditional text book layout. Specifically designed for the AQA specification this guide also contains exam style practice questions so there is no need to purchase a separate revision workbook.

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Letts describe this as the ultimate in-depth revision guide designed cover all that might be needed for exam success. Written by A level examiners the book includes highlighted key facts, progress check questions, model exam answers to…

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Past & Speciman Papers

Attempting sample and past papers is a good way to check how your revision is going, and will allow you to become more comfortable answering exam-style questions. Links to several past papers are below, some of which can be viewed for free online. They are arranged by exam board, if you don’t know which exam board your school is using then you should ask your teacher.

Online Resources

As well as buying a revision guide, you can add variety to your revision using free online resources. Bear in mind that the content of some of these websites might not be as reliable or up-to-date as printed books, check that the content matches your syllabus and if in doubt ask your teacher.

ITunes and Mobile Phone Apps

For a break from reading textbooks, why not have a listen to these revision podcasts?