Level 3 Biology
Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Parker
If you are planning to sit scholarship Biology you should select the 13BIA course. This course does not fully complement scholarship Biology.
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Devices will be essential for every lesson. Use of text books and course workbooks; videos; presentations and class discussions. Trip to Auckland Zoo. Homework is a vital part of the course and students can expect to have regular homework set.
Medicine, nursing, physiotherapy, radiology, sports coaching and administration, optometry,
veterinarian, agriculture, horticulture, environmental management, forestry, parks and recreation, education.
Recommended Prior Learning
Ideally 11 credits from Level 2 Biology including one external. Students must be fluent in English to be successful due to the technical vocabulary used. Chemistry is a useful supporting course, particularly if student intends tertiary level Biological/Medical Sciences.
Otherwise, with HoDs approval.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 18
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments. Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.