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Dr M Bryant – Head of Department
Mr P Alker – Head of Year 8 & i/c GCSE Health & Social Care
Mrs K Clarke
Miss L Cuthbert
Mrs K Douglas – Assistant Head
Mrs F East
Mrs S Hooper – KS3 Co-Ordinator
Mrs C Mortimer
Mrs J Otty
Mr A Rosser – Sixth Form Senior Tutor
Mrs A Shannon – Sixth Form Senior Tutor
Mr S Taylor – Head of Year 7

Miss E Drew
Mrs L Dickie
Mrs J Sheldon

Aims And Objectives

Through the study of Biology we aim to:

  • promote an enthusiastic interest in Biology
  • enable students to develop their knowledge and understanding of key biological concepts
  • enable students to achieve their full potential through well planned and stimulating lessons, from experienced staff
  • discussion of the importance of biology within issues that attract media attention eg. gene technology, reproductive technology, pollution and health
  • encourage problem solving and independent study through tasks set on a regular basis
  • develop skills in data handling, practical investigations and communication

What Students Think …

“The whole department is amazing”

“Teachers are very knowledgeable in their subject and very helpful”