CIE International A-Level Biology Revision

For each of the papers below, there are revision notes, summary sheets, questions from past exam papers separated by topic and other worksheets.

Papers 1 & 2 (AS)

Topic 1:
Cell Structure

Topic 2:
Biological Molecules

Topic 3:
Enzymes

Topic 4:
Cell Membranes and Transport

Topic 5:
The Mitotic Cell Cycle

Topic 6:
Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis

Topic 7:
Transport in Plants

Topic 8:
Transport in Mammals

Topic 9:
Gas Exchange and Smoking

Topic 10:
Infectious Disease

Topic 11:
Immunity

Paper 3 (AS)

Practical Assessment:
Carry out laboratory-based practical work in timed conditions. Consists of two or more experiments from different areas of Biology, may be based on questions not included in the syllabus content. Assessed on practical skills rather than knowledge of theory.

Paper 4 (A2)

All AS Topics

Topic 12:
Energy and Respiration

Topic 13:
Photosynthesis

Topic 14:
Homeostasis

Topic 15:
Control and Coordination

Topic 16:
Inherited Change

Topic 17:
Selection and Evolution

Topic 18:
Biodiversity, Classification and Conservation

Topic 19:
Genetic Technology

Paper 5 (A2)

Planning, Analysis and Evaluation:
A timetabled, written paper focusing on higher-order experimental skills; planning, analysis and evaluation. Consists of two or more questions. Context of the questions may be outside the syllabus content. Assessed on practical skills rather than knowledge of theory.