12 Biology 1
Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Dunham
• Follow a rigorously academic course, which covers all the Level 2 external achievement standards. It covers genetic variation in the form of inheritance and evolutionary change; the processes that happen within a cell and how genes code for proteins and are expressed.
This course leads onto the Level 3 Biology courses that are UE Approved
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
12BI1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $52
At least ‘Merit’ in AS90948 and ‘Achieved’ in AS90929 in the External Achievement Standards in L1 Biology papers, Level 1 numeracy and literacy.
A student coming from 11SC1 course must have gained at least a ‘Merit’ grade in AS90948 Genetics and Achieved in one other science external paper.
OR HoD approval
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Term: 1, Week: 8
Term: 1, Week: 9
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines