New Zealand Scholarship Biology

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Biology assessment specification

Biology resources

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Assessment reports

Examination timetable

Biology assessment specification

Scholarship Performance Standard (93101) Biology
Method of assessment Written examination
For year 2023

Format of the assessment

There will be 3 questions.

The questions will require analysis of biological contexts and the use of ecological, genetic, and evolutionary concepts to integrate biological knowledge and skills into an extended answer. 

Resources or information supplied

Resource or stimulus material will be provided for each question, and candidates are expected to integrate this into each answer.

Biology resources

The links listed below are for resources to help teachers and students understand what is required for success in New Zealand Scholarship.

Performance standard

Exam materials (question books, resource books, reports, schedules, etc)

2022 exam materials (ZIP, 27MB)

2021 exam materials (ZIP, 5.7MB)

2020 exam materials (ZIP, 17MB)

2019 exam materials (ZIP, 18MB)

2018 exam materials (ZIP, 13MB)

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