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

128+

Lessons per week


45%

of St Helen's Sixth Form students study biology

4

Spacious labs


3-day

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