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Course Goals

Improve Academic Performance

Biology is the study of living things and living things are made of living units. From the smallest bacterium to the largest animals, it all begins with the humble cell. As we work through the HSC Biology course, you will understand how cooperative units interact to make living things function and ace your Year 12 assessments!

Build Confidence and Resilience

"Cause and effect" is the mantra for most of science, and this is equally true for biology. Our tutors will ensure you have a deep understanding of the significance of the structure and form of living things, and then how these structures contribute to the function. This will help you build confidence in predicting phenomena in HSC Biology.

Appreciate the Applications of Biology

The same basic living processes that are revisited time and time again are true for almost all living things. After our Biology course, you will come to recognise that most (if not all) living things are not so different after all and that the biological concepts you learn can be seen everywhere you go, even in your own body.

Course Timeline

1 Feb 20 - 10 Apr 20

Term 1

Module 1: Cells as the Basis of Life

  • Cell Structure
  • Cell Function

Module 2: Organisation of Living Things

  • Organisation of Cells
  • Nutrient Requirements

26 Apr 20 - 4 Jul 20

Term 2

Module 2: Organisation of Living Things

  • Gas Requirements
  • Transport

Module 3: Biological Diversity

  • Effects of the Environment on Organisms
  • Adaptations

18 Jul 20 - 25 Sep 20

Term 3

Module 3: Biological Diversity

  • Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection
  • Evolution - The Evidence

Module 4: Ecosystem Dynamics

  • Population Dynamics
  • Past and Future Ecosystems

10 Oct 20 - 18 Dec 20

Term 4

Check out our Year 12 Term 1 Biology topics to learn more!

Your Tutor

Lewis Tran
Head of Chemistry & Biology

One of the most talented and intelligent tutors in the academy, Lewis has a passion for making contents more fun and intuitive not just for adults, but also younger adults! Lewis has blessed hundreds over his past 8 years of teaching. He graduated with an ATAR of 98.95, B. Medical Science from UNSW and is about to complete his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from USyd. Despite his busy schedule, Lewis continues to teach Chemistry and Biology at all levels, including GAMSAT!

Course Perks

Get Inspired By Extraordinary Mentors

Each teacher applies school concepts to real life situations beyond the books. Apart from years of teaching experience, our teachers include doctors, lawyers, engineers, IT, psychologists and finance just to name a few.

Get Comprehensive Resources

Regular quizzes and exams prepared by ex-HSC markers to ensure our students stay on top of their game. Over 25 years of HSC trial papers and a uni-level question bank are curated to develop the most exclusive and comprehensive HSC resource.

Get 1-on-1 Assessment Preparation Support

Our experienced tutors work with you from the moment you get your assessment notification to when you submit it. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Math exams, essays and depth studies are a few examples of what we help you with.

Optimised Classrooms For Growth

The YGA framework sets up a collaborative learning environment encouraging participation from each student. There is a maximum of 8 students per class and each student has exclusive access to our 24-7 instant support.

Track Your Performance Improvements

Weekly revision and periodic exams help our students conquer their learning outcomes. Parents and students can book in complimentary evaluation chats to ensure that tutors and parents are working together to help students achieve their best.

New Syllabus Learning Content

Courses are developed by senior teaching staff and are updated to the  NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) syllabus changes across all  subjects. Tutoring with structured English, Math, Physics, Chemistry and Biology  content.



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Y11 Biology

2 hours x 10 weeks


  • Comprehensive resources for the 10-week course
  • 1 on 1 assignment assistance and preparation
  • Weekly homework and quiz
  • 24-7 tutor support
  • A learning experience tailored to you

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