Biology affects everyone and aims to find solutions to many of the world’s problems. Biology, the study of living organisms, plays a crucial role in or everyday existence, and is an increasingly important subject in the modern world. Advances in technology have made this subject more exciting and relevant than ever.

The Higher Human Biology Course enables learners to develop and apply knowledge and understanding of human biology, and an understanding of human biology’s role in scientific issues and relevant applications of human biology, including their impact on society and the environment. Learners also develop scientific inquiry and investigative skills, as well as scientific analytical thinking skills, including scientific evaluation, in a human biology context.



Department Head

Staff Members

Mr G Henderson

Mrs K Forrest

Miss C Mooney

Miss J Riddell

Mr R King

Miss K Ross



S1/S2 S3 S4 S5 S6
Broad General Education---
National 3----
National 4--
National 5--
Advanced Higher----
Human Biology
S5 S6