AS and A-level Biology Textbooks (Print and Digital)

Many educational books and digital resources are published each year to support qualifications. To help you find the right resource for your students, we work with publishers to ensure that their textbooks align with our specifications using our approval process.

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You can order AQA-approved textbooks directly from the publishers. You don’t need to buy approved textbooks in order to teach our specifications.

The textbooks included below for AS and A-level Biology by Collins, Hodder Education and Oxford University Press are now AQA approved.

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You can order AQA-approved textbooks directly from the publishers. You don't need to buy approved textbooks in order to teach our specifications.

AQA A-level Biology 1

AQA A-level Biology 1

Authors: Pauline Lowrie, Mark Smith
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-0761-9
Publication date: March 2015 - out now
Digital version - out now
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AQA A-level Biology 2

AQA A-level Biology 2

Authors: Pauline Lowrie, Mark Smith
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-0764-0
Publication date: November 2015 - out now
Digital version - out now


AQA A Level Biology (2nd edition)

AQA A Level Biology (2nd edition)

Authors: Glenn Toole, Susan Toole
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-835177-1
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
Digital version - out now


AQA A Level Biology Year 1 and AS (2nd edition)

AQA A Level Biology Year 1 and AS (2nd edition)

Authors: Glenn Toole, Susan Toole
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-835176-4
Publication date: January 2015 - out now
Digital version - out now
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AQA A Level Biology Year 2 (2nd edition)

AQA A Level Biology Year 2 (2nd edition)

Authors: Glenn Toole and Susan Toole
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-835770-4
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
Digital version - out now


AQA A-level Biology Year 1 and AS Student Book

AQA A-level Biology Year 1 and AS Student Book

Authors: Mary Jones and Lesley Higginbottom
Publisher: Collins
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-759016-2
Publication date: July 2015 - out now
Digital version - out now
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AQA A-level Biology Year 2 Student Book

AQA A-level Biology Year 2 Student Book

Authors: Mike Boyle
Publisher: Collins
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-759762-8
Publication date: June 2016 - out now
Digital version: TBC