Core Biology

Core Biology Revision Resources

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Past Papers

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AlfieCloud Practice Papers

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Brainscape Revision Cards

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Revision Videos

Below are links to free YouTube Revision Videos. You will find these useful for revision and to catch up on missed classwork.

Revision cards and keynotes

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Core Biology (B1) Section 1

Core Biology (B1) Section 2

How Science Works

Core Biology (B1) The Basics

Core Biology (B1) Section 2 - Key Notes

Core Biology (B1) Section 1 - Key Notes

How Science Works Glossary

Below are a range of resources you can use to revise for your end of section tests and your GCSE exam. We recommend that you look through all of the resources available and choose which resources are most suited to you.

Before taking your GCSE exam, we would strongly recommend that you complete as many past papers as possible, links to these can be found below.

June 2013 (Foundation) Paper

June 2013 (Higher) Paper

June 2013 (Foundation) Mark Scheme

June 2013 (Higher) Mark Scheme

January 2013 (Foundation) Paper

January 2013 (Higher) Paper

January 2013 (Foundation) Mark Scheme

January 2013 (Higher) Mark Scheme

June 2012 (Foundation) Paper

June 2012 (Higher) Paper

June 2012 (Foundation) Mark Scheme

June 2012 (Higher) Mark Scheme

January 2012 (Foundation) Paper

January 2012 (Higher) Paper

January 2012 (Foundation) Mark Scheme

January 2012 (Higher) Mark Scheme

Practice Paper 1

Practice Paper 2

Practice Paper 3

Core Biology (B1)

Core Biology (B1) The Basics

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Mock Practice Papers

Foundation Mock Paper

Higher Mock Paper

1. Complete these practice papers and use the feedback provided to identify your weak areas.

2. Once you know your weak areas, you can choose specific topics from the options below.

Diet and Exercise

Defence Against Disease

Control in the Body

The Nervous System

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Control in Plants

Drugs

Adaptation

Energy in Biomass

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Nutrient Cycles and Decay

Variation

Reproduction

Evolution

The papers above are best practice papers to try first as they are most similar to the exam you will take. If you have completed all of these and want to try some more, here are some old style questions. You will see that the questions and how you answer them are quite different, but nevertheless they are a great resource as there are lots of extra questions here for you to try. The first half of each paper is Foundation Tier and the second half is Higher Tier.

March 2007 Paper

March 2007 Markscheme

Evolution and the Environment

Human Biology

June 2007 Paper

June 2007 Markscheme

March 2008 Paper

March 2008 Markscheme

Nov 2008 Paper

Nov 2008 Markscheme

March 2009 Paper

March 2009 Markscheme

June 2009 Paper

June 2009 Markscheme

Nov 2009 Paper

Nov 2009 Markscheme

March 2007 Paper

March 2007 Markscheme

June 2007 Paper

June 2007 Markscheme

March 2008 Paper

March 2008 Markscheme

Nov 2008 Paper

Nov 2008 Markscheme

March 2009 Paper

March 2009 Markscheme

June 2009 Paper

June 2009 Markscheme

Nov 2009 Paper

Nov 2009 Markscheme

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