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Collins AQA GCSE (9-1) Biology
Collins AQA GCSE (9-1) Biology

Collins AQA GCSE (9-1) Biology

Student Book

By Ann Pilling, By John Beeby, Series edited by Ed Walsh


320 Pages, 7.5 x 10.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $32.95 (US $32.95)

Publication Date: February 2016

ISBN 9780008158750

Rights: US

HarperCollins UK (Feb 2016)
Collins Educational

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Covering the whole of the new 2016 GCSE Biology course, this book is structured around a brand new innovative assessment framework that uses regular check points and tailored intervention to help all students make progress.This book has been entered into the AQA approval process. Written by a team of expert authors for the 2016 AQA specification, this book covers the whole of the new GCSE Biology course. It combines clear and comprehensive explanations with a wealth of practice opportunities, and builds the skills that students will need to succeed.• Track students' progress in the new linear GCSE course through a brand new, innovative assessment framework. Teaching is organized into four semesters that function as checkpoints.• Each spread starts with language and ideas at a lower level and increases in complexity, engaging students of all ability levels• Key concept spreads highlight concepts that students must grasp before they can move on• Stipulated practicals spreads in each chapter build and test students' development of the appropriate skills (e.g. analyzing, evaluating and applying to different contexts)• Math skills are embedded throughout the book and tested at the appropriate level• Real-life contexts and applications are included to show the students the relevance of the concepts they are studying• Prepare students for the demands of the new specification with differentiated questions, worked examples and lots of opportunities to practice• Co-teach both Foundation and Higher tier with a single book (the Higher-only content is clearly flagged)

Author Biography

Ann Pilling was brought up in Warrington, Cheshire and many of her books are set in the industrial North West. After reading English at London University, she taught in Buckinghamshire, then spent time in America before returning to England and settling eventually in Oxford. She is married with two sons. Ann has been writing books for children since 1983. Whenever possible, Ann retreats to the Yorkshire Dales which she calls "the country of my heart".