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Biology

20% of Advanced Higher Biology students visited FSC last year to undertake fieldwork.  Our courses teach the 2015 CfE content at all levels.

Field teachers at FSC Scotland are experienced in delivering Advanced Higher courses and ensure content is tailored to your requirements to ensure it fully links with work back in the classroom.

You can find out more below or please contact us to discuss your requirements.  We are continually updating our courses and can work with you to develop a course to suit your group.
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Advanced Higher Biology FSC Millport5 day

Our five day courses begin by covering key areas from the Advanced Higher specifications, while equipping students with the skills of scientific experimentation, investigation and inquiry.  Students then go on to carry out a pilot study, data collection and write up an investigation for their investigative biology unit.

The programme will be tailored to meet your specific learning outcomes, and can be condensed for shorter residential visits. Fieldwork and activities can be differentiated to suit the skills of your students.

Advanced Higher Biology Techniques FSC Kindrogan5 day

This course focuses on biology skills and techniques. Our five day courses begin by covering key areas from the Advanced Higher specifications, while equipping students with the skills of scientific experimentation, investigation and inquiry. Students then go on to carry out a pilot study, data collection and write up an investigation for their investigative biology unit.

The programme will be tailored to meet your specific learning outcomes, and can be condensed for shorter residential visits. Fieldwork and activities can be differentiated to suit the skills of your students.

Advanced Higher Biology Projects FSC Kindrogan5 day

During this course, we aim to help your students;

  • Plan and conduct an independent investigation, including pilot study and independent replicate where appropriate. 
  • Accurately record data and explain results using appropriate data presentation and analysis. 
  • Evaluate the procedure and results of the investigation, discuss the implications in relation to underlying biology and draw valid conclusions

The programme will be tailored to meet your specific learning outcomes, and can be condensed for shorter residential visits. Fieldwork and activities can be differentiated to suit the skills of your students.

Small Group Courses3 day

We have a number of small group courses, created to enable classes of fewer than 10 students to join together.

Biology course content has been carefully developed in order to meet the requirements of Curriculum for Excellence.