1. provide, through well designed studies of experimental and practical biological science, a worthwhile
educational experience for all students, whether or not they go on to study science beyond this level
and, in particular, to enable them to acquire sufficient understanding and knowledge to
1.1 become confident citizens in a technological world, able to take or develop an informed interest in
matters of scientific import
1.2 recognise the usefulness, and limitations, of scientific method and to appreciate its applicability in
other disciplines and in everyday life
1.3 be suitably prepared and stimulated for studies beyond Cambridge O Level in pure sciences, in
applied sciences or in science-dependent vocational courses.
2. develop abilities and skills that
2.1 are relevant to the study and practice of science
2.2 are useful in everyday life
2.3 encourage efficient and safe practice
2.4 encourage effective communication.
3. develop attitudes relevant to science such as
3.1 concern for accuracy and precision