Maths for A level biology NY284

Perfect for anyone who is teaching GCSE and A level biology. Improve your understanding and teaching of mathematics topics required for this subject.



There is an increased mathematical demand in both the GCSE and A level biology specifications. This course is ideal for teachers of biology who want to improve their understanding of the mathematics, to successfully teach A level biology.

Explore teaching strategies for a wide range of mathematical topics including: standard form, ratio, percentages, significant figures, relationships between variables and handling data. Consider the mathematical topics necessary for success at A level: logarithms and the statistical tests, Spearman’s rank, student t-test and chi-squared.

This is a residential course, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

Pre or post night stays can be booked for an additional charge and are subject to availability. For more information email



You will be able to:

• improve your knowledge of the mathematical topics required for A level biology
• have a deeper understanding of the reasons why students have difficulty applying their mathematical skills in a biological context
• identify pedagogies to help address these issues
• explore mathematics resources suitable for teaching A level biology

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