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AQA Biology Paper 1 – 2018 Predictions

August 20, 2019

– Hey guys, here are my predictions
for AQA Biology Paper 1. Now, I am not an examiner,
I do not have any connection with any of the exam boards
so I do not know 100% what is going to be in your exams. I’m just a teacher that’s
done a lot of research and a lot of reading,
done a lot of thinking and this what I think is going to come up. But please don’t just revise
the stuff I say in here. Revise absolutely everything. I’ve done loads of stuff to help you revise absolutely everything. So there’s the whole topic video, which you can go and watch after this. You can watch that in combination, with the free revision
guide which you can download from my website, which
has the check list in, So you can tick off
things as you go along. I’ve also done loads and loads of quickfire questions for you, so you can test yourself,
see how well you know things. You can download this from my website, or because it is massive, you can get Amazon to
print it off for you. To go with this video, to
go with all of these videos, over on my website not only
can you get the revision guide, Flash guide, you can
get my predicted papers. Papers based on what I think is going to come up in the exams,
I’ve written them together. So after you’ve watched this video, you can go and get the predictive papers and test yourself on how much you know, go and watch a whole topic
video, fill in the checklist, do the revision guide, do
the quickfire questions, do the seven, eight, nine questions, and see how well you are doing. I’ve done this for every single exam. We know that 15% of your GCSE
is going to be practical, so the required practicals
that you’ve done in class are really, really important. I’ve done as many of them as I
can, made you videos of them. Because, not only do you need to know how to do the practical, you need to know alternatives
to the practical, health and safety things
to do with the practical. You need to know alternatives,
graph interpretation, errors, and things that might go wrong. So practicals are so,
so important with this. We know that 10% is going to be maths. Now, maths in biology
isn’t quite as obvious, or straightforward as it is
in chemistry and physics, so we can expect it to
be something a bit weird. Something out there, something that, we don’t really know
what it’s going to be. It could be something slightly unusual, but do not let that throw you. Do not let the fact that
there’s some maths in there, combined with some biology in there, and you’re not exactly
sure what is going on. You have to expect the unexpected, because any part of the
maths specification, can be applied to any part
of the science specification. Now there are a few things that come up, over, and over, and over
and over again in exams, either every other year,
or two out of three years. Pretty much every single year
they ask you to label a cell. It’s not the same cell every single year, plant cell, bacterial cell, animal cell, but nearly every single year
they ask you to label a cell. So it’s really important
that you can do that well. Then things like osmosis,
diffusion, active transport, these are really, really common questions. So remembering the
difference between them, how they work, that is really important. Enzymes are a massive topic, and learning perfect answers, for how unlocking key mechanism, would be a really, really
good use of your time. The circulatory system is a massive topic, so something is more than
likely gonna come up on that. Whether it’s the types of blood cells, whether it’s blood vessels, or it’s how the heart
itself actually works. This is such a fascinating,
fascinating topic. It can have to do with the
biology within the body, it can have to do with health, or society, or the ethical implications of things. And then plants is a large topic as well. So again, going back to
being able to label a cell, making sure you know
how to label plant cell, what with the different set cells, it’s side a plant is responsible for. So for instance, knowing your
photosynthesis really well, the limiting facts of photosynthesis, being able to sketch and
recognize the graphs, and then linking that through to the different types of respiration. What does different types of respiration, what are the factors and
equations involved in this? For these, you need to
know the word equations and symbol equations. There are a few new
things that have come up, so I think these might feature really, really heavily in the exam. There is much more of an
emphasis on health, ethics, and society in this years specification. These can be something
that can basically become, into any part of the content knowledge. They can apply a society
question, or an ethics question, or an implications question to this. This is something that we’ve
seen happening much, much more. They’ve also mentioned a large number, of specific pathogens
within the specification. So it’s likely that they’re going to ask something about those. And then they’ve expanded
upon specifics about drugs, about vaccinations and about antibiotics. So this could be another area, where they have a big question. So good luck guys, I’m
gonna do a little bit extra for the separate science people, but for everyone else, what
I’d like you to go and do now, go and get the predictive
paper from my website, go and watch the whole topic video. Make sure you can go through
and make notes from that. Use that in combination
with the checklist, so you can check off
stuff when you’ve done it. And don’t just do it once,
do it a couple of times. Hopefully, this isn’t the morning of the exam that you’re watching this. Hopefully we’ve got like a
month or a week left to go. But, if this is the morning, good luck. Try and get as many of
the quickfire questions, or seven, eight, nine
questions in as you can. Right, separate science people. There is a lot extra in paper one, that is just for separate science. Which, I don’t know if that is
a good thing or a bad thing, because it means that the stuff that is general to everybody, they’re gonna make the
questions a lot harder. But, because there are only a few topics, that are just for separate science, they might focus on these ones. So, the expanding on
things like the antibodies, the monoclonal antibodies, the bacteria, the practicals to go with the
bacteria and the antibiotics, and then something about plant diseases. So there’s not a lot extra,
that’s it, good luck guys. Ouch, my beauty prim. (soft music)


  • Reply Sezen Barrett May 14, 2018 at 8:54 pm


  • Reply Fashion Review May 14, 2018 at 9:13 pm

    Watch if everything you say does not show up

  • Reply Brian Onwudiwe May 14, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    Can you please do OCR ?

  • Reply Thomas Kinlock May 14, 2018 at 10:18 pm

    You know your desperate when your looking for tips the day before😂😂😂

  • Reply VillaFansFC May 14, 2018 at 10:59 pm

    Good luck guys

  • Reply Caitlin x May 15, 2018 at 5:13 am

    I’m watching this on the day of the exam😭

  • Reply Toby Jones May 15, 2018 at 5:40 am

    “Hopefully this isn’t the morning of the exam you’re watching this”


  • Reply Ellis Hollyhead May 15, 2018 at 6:05 am

    Anybody do religious studies yesterday

  • Reply Georgia Rosier May 15, 2018 at 6:10 am

    This is an absolute lifesaver! My exam is today😣😣

  • Reply coco xoxo May 15, 2018 at 6:21 am

    watching this 2 hrs before my exam

  • Reply Mr Krabs May 15, 2018 at 6:28 am

    Trying to fit a 6 minutes video into 3 minutes before I need to get up…

  • Reply josie arnold May 15, 2018 at 6:44 am

    Watching this on the day of my exam 😭 I’m literally so nervous!

  • Reply Fangirl_edits_ May 15, 2018 at 7:12 am

    Thank you!! I'm sooo scared aha

  • Reply Deformed Adult Man May 15, 2018 at 7:14 am

    My exam is at 1:30pm today! Yay fun! I'm aiming for a lvl 6 (old B)

  • Reply KING COMDIE May 15, 2018 at 7:34 am

    😂😴 cant believe im watching diss 2hours before my exam

  • Reply Shotgun Strin May 15, 2018 at 7:36 am

    You best be right now

  • Reply Sebastian Pinkham May 15, 2018 at 7:47 am

    last minute ffs

  • Reply star 44 May 15, 2018 at 7:50 am

    I HAVE MY GCSE EXAM AT 1:30 today

  • Reply RhJonseyy May 15, 2018 at 7:52 am


  • Reply Harry Gaunt May 15, 2018 at 8:06 am

    Make it stop!😑😑

  • Reply Livvey M May 15, 2018 at 8:32 am

    Ahahahaha I watching it on the morning 😂

  • Reply Jemily x May 15, 2018 at 8:37 am

    4 hours before my exam!!!

  • Reply Jodie Pearce May 15, 2018 at 9:09 am

    “Hopefully this isn’t the morning of the exam you’re watching this” ………. uhhhh I guess I’m screwed

  • Reply Sean Hardy May 15, 2018 at 9:26 am

    i left it a bit late, haha.

  • Reply Aditya Kasture May 15, 2018 at 9:30 am

    Anyone finish the exam?

  • Reply Cristiano Ronaldo May 15, 2018 at 9:54 am

    I’m watching this now and I just realised I got a biology exam in 2 hours not a chemistry exam omdz

  • Reply Aqsa Mahmood May 15, 2018 at 9:55 am


  • Reply Azaan Darr May 15, 2018 at 10:09 am

    whos watching this 2 hrs before the exam

  • Reply Ben Menahem May 15, 2018 at 10:22 am

    thank you so much i covered the topics you said again, wish me luck

  • Reply BrowserOP May 15, 2018 at 10:45 am

    good luck everyone

  • Reply Aamir Ahmed May 15, 2018 at 10:49 am

    Insha'Allah everyone does well.

  • Reply Ben Govier May 15, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Definitely should’ve watched this earlier ahaha

  • Reply SeanHeaney May 15, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    Hopefully you’re not watching this on the morning of the exam… oh shit

  • Reply Eden Pailthorpe-peart May 15, 2018 at 2:30 pm

    Thank you so much!! We did the exam and you were very accurate about the exam. Lots of calculations lots of health, heart, and risks etc. They didn't have enzymes lock and key or food tests which is surprising but your video saved me and I recommended you to everyone I know !

  • Reply malachy verner scooters May 15, 2018 at 2:37 pm


  • Reply malachy verner scooters May 15, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    Butt chin

  • Reply malachy verner scooters May 15, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    You said about about a cell diagram

  • Reply g0ld en May 15, 2018 at 3:02 pm

    Easiest exam of my life

  • Reply Ace Trainer Cammy May 15, 2018 at 3:13 pm

    Is this for combined science: trilogy or separate science?

  • Reply Mysmall petshop May 15, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    omg does anyone know why carrots mass doesn't change when boiled during osmosis? XD

  • Reply cyka blyat May 15, 2018 at 3:22 pm

    When you realise barely any of her predictions were correct… 😂😂

  • Reply Courtney Bostock May 15, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Well no offence the paper was basically 70% photosynthesis so acc suck my toe

  • Reply taylor bilz May 15, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    just had my exam it helped so much

  • Reply 78yos May 15, 2018 at 3:49 pm

    I downloaded your predicted papers last month. Based on our biology Paper 1 exam, they are quite accurate. Amazing! Thank you so much.

  • Reply l May 15, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    waiting for all the comments on how this video didnt predict the carrots that came up 😂😂

  • Reply Hannah D May 15, 2018 at 4:44 pm

    I didn’t have to label a single cell 😤 or write about enzymes or respiration fammmmm but there was hella stuff about antibodies and plants so THANK YOU LOVELY 👍

  • Reply Jiminwonders May 15, 2018 at 4:46 pm

    it was about carrots 🙂

  • Reply Fahad Chowdhary May 15, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    That monoclonal antibody question was so annoying

  • Reply Ellis Hollyhead May 15, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    Turns out we had stuff about potatoes and heart attacks😂😂

  • Reply Y Smith May 15, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Turns out it was about dissolving egg shells in acid then putting them in water

  • Reply Jake Goosey May 15, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    WRONG!… just eggs and washing up liquid

  • Reply Jaspreet Singh May 15, 2018 at 5:33 pm

    carrots, fucking carrots

  • Reply Henry B May 15, 2018 at 5:55 pm


  • Reply DB_TP May 15, 2018 at 6:03 pm


  • Reply Corey Collins May 15, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Well that was interesting… who fucked that?

  • Reply TheMrpixelpickaxe May 15, 2018 at 6:20 pm

    Everything that you predicted, literally was on the exam!!

  • Reply Kool Gamez May 15, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    The biology exam was a fuckery 🤦‍♂️

  • Reply Lula Harvey May 15, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    Nothing about carrots or chicken and eggs then

  • Reply Society Is Lost May 15, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    what did u guys write for that restaurant question?

  • Reply roberta robitu May 15, 2018 at 7:14 pm

    yeh, the calculations in the exam were weird all right. weirdly it was a calculation right from a maths paper. we got cells and carrots (instead of potatoes) osmosis practical. There was a question about carrots that was weird "why do boiled carrots not gain mass?" i still dont know the answer.

  • Reply Mikaela May 15, 2018 at 7:28 pm

    me : revises the uses of glucose, respiration, photosynthesis, all types of specialised cells, etc
    GCSE : hi
    me : please don't
    GCSE : Person S has cystic fibrosis and owns a potato farm. If he recently got a pacemaker, how much milk will his egg have to drink to perform osmosis on salmonella infected monoclonal antibody

  • Reply Carmella kavanagh May 15, 2018 at 7:37 pm

    It was tough

  • Reply Rosie Bulpitt May 15, 2018 at 7:42 pm

    nothing what id revised was on this paper higher tier was an exam to apply to be a farmer working with eggs and cows🤔🤔

  • Reply skybxrn music May 15, 2018 at 7:45 pm

    Gastric band.

  • Reply Sofia Anthulakis May 15, 2018 at 7:48 pm

    "Nearly every year they ask you to label a cell" well then… AQA switched things up massively ….🤔😭ffs

  • Reply Danny Shaw May 15, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    Lol they didn’t ask us to label a cell 😂

  • Reply Chanu Lochana May 15, 2018 at 8:46 pm

    Who would have known that it was about carrots and eggs in acid

  • Reply Mr Krabs May 15, 2018 at 8:54 pm

    who's here after the exam?

  • Reply Mr Krabs May 15, 2018 at 8:56 pm

    i'm guessing that monoclonal antibodies in a virus infected potato PVY wasnt predicted. ahahaha

  • Reply Lauren Windsor May 15, 2018 at 9:10 pm

    I sat the paper today – you were very much accurate!

  • Reply Daniel Othara May 15, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    well 2:00 hmmmm

  • Reply Joe Dcfc May 15, 2018 at 9:30 pm

    No one predicted the rise of the eggs

  • Reply Ben Bevan May 15, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    And then there was the gastric band

  • Reply Ah B May 15, 2018 at 10:00 pm

    I’m done with GCSE I don’t know why I’m here . 😂

  • Reply Hanna May 15, 2018 at 10:31 pm

    we got fucking eggs and chickens

  • Reply Craig Smith May 15, 2018 at 11:24 pm

    All this and fucking BOILED CARROTS comes up on the test….

  • Reply ISOBELLE HUANG May 16, 2018 at 5:29 am

    didn’t know the paper was gonna teach us how to be a farmer

  • Reply moonlitstudio May 16, 2018 at 5:35 am

    you forgot to mention the fact that i needed a degree in farming to answer a question on how to make monoclonal antibodies from a potato

  • Reply Millie Harding May 16, 2018 at 6:03 am

    Please someone tell me how to use monoclonal antibodies in potatoes?!!!

  • Reply Amber Nightflower May 16, 2018 at 6:11 am

    I just did the paper (foundation) Im so happy it’s over.

  • Reply Callum Smith May 16, 2018 at 7:02 am

    Eggs, chickens, milk.

  • Reply yo nice skrt skrt skrt May 16, 2018 at 7:27 am

    was anyone else short on time 🙁 (triple/seperate science higher tier)

  • Reply Eleanor Timothy May 16, 2018 at 9:56 am

    Most of this was wrong lol. But that's because most of the stuff we were asked WASN'T NO THE SPEC! thanks a ton AQA

  • Reply Kathryn Brooks May 16, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    You were wrong

  • Reply Milster May 16, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Ah yes I see the eggs and carrots and milk here

  • Reply Jessica Lindsay May 16, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    Yet little of the spec actually came up…..

  • Reply Shuyang Sun May 16, 2018 at 7:02 pm

    gosh why haven't I see this video yesterday

  • Reply Maz&Manny May 16, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    Tell me why my biology exam was basically a maths exam. i meannnn in mine they were asking about carrots…CARROTS fham

  • Reply Kaveeta Atwal May 16, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    oh my god what you said came up I wish I saw this before the exam!!!

  • Reply sami 2808 May 16, 2018 at 9:10 pm

    She would’ve never guessed half the paper requires you to have a degree in farming

  • Reply Mya May 16, 2018 at 9:13 pm

    Health, ethics and society basically the whole exam ffs why have I only just seen this

  • Reply Marcus Salisbury May 16, 2018 at 9:13 pm

    Hey guys, I did triple so I didn't have this question but…… carrots.

  • Reply Nutella May 16, 2018 at 9:55 pm

    lol no sign of enzymes or heart in the paper XD

  • Reply Louis de Bernard May 17, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    AQA: Eggs, cleaning fluids, and cystic fibrosis

  • Reply tassell eugene June 3, 2018 at 10:13 pm

    Alot of the predictions were correct

  • Reply Chimona Opiyo August 9, 2018 at 7:45 am

    oh my..but it's great

  • Reply Henry Jones October 21, 2018 at 7:16 am

    When will the 2019 ones come out? Great videos by the way.

  • Reply BTSisbae March 5, 2019 at 6:02 pm

    Please can u do one for 2019 exams

  • Reply Sam Burgess March 25, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    Can you do this for 2019 please

  • Reply Daniel Batty May 13, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    First GCSE tomorrow

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