Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Support Materials

Useful Downloads

Biology Specification 2011 Comparison with Legacy Specification 2004
(PDF), Last Updated: 07 December 2011

DA Biology GCSE (Revised) Clarification of Content
(PDF), Last Updated: 10 August 2012

Revised GCSE Biology Controlled Assessment Student Guide
(PDF), Last Updated: 09 June 2011

Revised GCSE Biology Student Guide
(PDF), Last Updated: 12 May 2011

Scheme of Work
(DOC), Last Updated: 19 May 2011

Specimen Assessment Materials
(PDF), Last Updated: 11 May 2011

We provide the following resources to support this specification:

  • specimen papers and mark schemes; and
  • a specimen controlled assessment task.

We run support seminars and agreement trials at various times throughout the year, and we can also arrange centre support visits. Please contact us for more information.

We intend to expand our range of support to include the following:

  • past papers and mark schemes;
  • Chief Examiner’s reports;
  • schemes of work;
  • support days for teachers;
  • centre support visits;
  • agreement trials;
  • Principal Moderator’s reports;
  • controlled assessment guidance for teachers; and
  • exemplification of examination performance.

Let us know what other support materials you would find useful. Complete our online comment form and tell us what we can do for you.

Topic Tracker - A free resource designed to provide innovative support for teachers and learners of GCSE Biology.
CCEA Curriculum Monitoring Programme 2018-19