Welcome to
the Biology Department!

We are a busy department of six teachers and two technicians. We teach the Edexcel GCSE course and OCR Biology A-level. We hope to encourage students of all ages and abilities to enjoy learning about life and the world around them.

Mrs Rachel James, Head of Biology

Facts and figures


Lessons per week


of St Helen's Sixth Form students study biology


Spacious labs


residential field trip to Pembrokeshire

Examination results 2020

GCSE results

  • 9 – 889%
  • 9 – 797%

A-level results

  • A* – A82%
  • A* – B92%

Thank you for visiting the Biology Department