S3 Curriculum for Excellence Biology


In S3 pupils will continue their broad, general education in Science. In Biology pupils will experience the level 4 outcomes and , where appropriate, National 4 Biology.

The course -

  • Cells - June - January
  • Multicellular Organisms - January - April
  • Value Added Project - May - June.

Teaching and learning will be through active learning and collaborative group work, as well as teacher led lessons.

Homework will be a completion of a topic homework booklet and one exercise a week will be issued.

Pupils will complete a check test at the end of each topic. They will then evaluate their performance and target set. The Test Booklet will be sent home to be signed.