Category: IGCSE

End of Year Exams: Review and Reflection Time. 0

End of Year Exams: Review and Reflection Time.

The most important part of the end of year exams is the time spent reviewing what went well and what students, and teachers can do to correct the gaps in the students understanding ....

Immune System whiteboard Animation Videos 0

Immune System whiteboard Animation Videos

The grade 9 biologists have started revision for the end of year exams. This week we reviewed the. Immune system by rewatching the whiteboard animation videos the students made earlier this year. 

How does energy flow through food chains?  0

How does energy flow through food chains? 

The grade 9 biologists have started studying the final grade 9 biology topic on ecosystems and human influences. To model the flow of energy through food chains we roleplayed the transfer of water (energy)...

Learning through dissection 0

Learning through dissection

The grade 9 biologists have been studying the digestive system and this week they dissected frogs to bring this topic to life. The students carefully exposed the frog organs and identified the organs involved...

Building a Growth Mindset 0

Building a Growth Mindset

  At this week’s assembly, the Science Department introduced the importance of having a growth mindset to the Senior School. The key aspects of having a growth mindset such as focusing on effort, deliberate...

The Twisting Tale of DNA 0

The Twisting Tale of DNA

This week in G9 Biology we started the second topic on Biological molecules, Enzymes and Animal Nutrition. The first biological molecule we discussed was Deoxyribose nucleic acid (DNA). This is the ultimate information storage...

Meet Bill The Bull Frog 0

Meet Bill The Bull Frog

This week in the Coordinated Science Biology class, we completed the first unit on Cells, Cell transport and Animal Nutrition. To put this unit in context and be a little more hands on we...

Modelling the Digestive System 0

Modelling the Digestive System

  This week in Coordinated Science (Biology) we are approaching the end of our first unit on cells, cell processes and animal digestion. To model how our digestive system works we used every day...

Introducing Specialised Cells aka Cuddly Toy Cells and Bacteria 0

Introducing Specialised Cells aka Cuddly Toy Cells and Bacteria

  This week in G9 Biology we looked at specialized cells and how they are adapted to their function. To get the students thinking about the differences between specialized cells and also bacteria we...

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