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  • 9 May 22

    Good luck

    Wednesday the 11th May students in the northern hemisphere will revise for the last time, and sit down in an exam hall to answer the questions in this years IBDP Biology Exams. Whether HL or SL, aiming for grade 7 or grade 4 we hope you have...

  • 9 May 22

    Planning extended response answers for success.

    Probably the most daunting questions IB Biology students have to answer are the extended response questions. They are not essays, but they do require a little structure. This post shares helpful ideas about how to approach these questions....

  • 20 Apr 22

    Success with multiple choice questions

    Multiple choice questions are more difficult than they look in IB exams because the examiners usually include tempting distracters amongst the choices of answers. Students who are alert to the possibility of partly correct answers will achieve...

  • 9 Apr 22

    Success with diagrams

    Drawing clearly labelled diagrams is not as easy as it seems in IB Biology.  Some students who conscientiously learn lots of labels on complex diagrams are frustrated when their diagrams lose marks in exams. There are a few essentials that...