Support for advanced higher biology NS511 / A20

Start date
5 Sep 20
2 Days
SSERC, 2 Pitreavie Court, South Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline KY11 8UU View on Google Map


This course will be delivered via several live online ‘cookalong’ sessions where delegates use pre-sent equipment. One live online session will support delegates in the use of freely available softwear to explore protein structure. One session of live online discussion will support planning and implementation of project work suitable for meeting the SQA Advanced Higher Biology specifications.

The gap task will comprise a reading task together with preparation to share project-work ideas with fellow course delegates in a live online session. 

To apply for this course please contact SSERC directly ( who will forward you the necessary information. Shortly after the published closing date for applications the Administration Team at SSERC will send to successful applicants:

• confirmation of an offer of a place on the course together with details on enrolment procedures• information on ENTHUSE bursaries and how to apply for such a bursary• a set of terms and conditions which you must meet in order to qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary

If you are a supply teacher you may still qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary – please contact SSERC to establish your eligibility. 


You will be able to –


  • support Advanced Higher Biology students in carrying out several required practical biology outcomes.
  • support students in using RsMol to interrogate protein structure.
  • support students in designing effective investigative project work.
  • receive a range of resources to support learning and teaching of biology at Advanced Higher level


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* Your school or college will receive the subsidy on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£320.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£320.00Subsidy available*£320.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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