Starting in 2020, the Government of Uganda through the National Curriculum Development Centre launched the new competency based curriculum. The competency based curriculum replaces the old curriculum and is aimed at producing learners with the necessary competencies required in 21st century work and life. You can read more on why we need this curriculum in and how it is delivered here.
Biology is one of the compulsory subjects learners will do throughout their 4 years of lower secondary school. While Biology like all other subjects has always been learnt within the limits of the 4 walls and occasional visits to the laboratory in the previous curriculum, Senior1.org gives you a rich online experience where you can learn at your pace and convenience if you register here.
Senior1.org believes that every learner should be exposed to as many options as possible and that’s why lessons can be accessed online via YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and even TikTok. In the video below, Mr. Bbumba Patrick rounds up what is contained in the senior one Biology syllabus, how lessons will be handled, what is expected of learners and how assessment will be done.
List of Topics in the New Senior 1 Biology Syllabus
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGY
Meaning of Biology
Differentiating Between Animals and Plants
CHAPTER 2: CELLS
Animal and Plant Cells
Functions of the Parts
Function of the Parts
Groups of Cells (Levels of Organisation)
CHAPTER 3: CLASSIFICATION
The Need to Group/Categorize Living Organisms
Levels of Classification
CHAPTER 4: INSECTS
CHAPTER 5: FLOWERING PLANTS
Parts of the Stem
The stem is the main part of the shoot and comprises
SENIOR1.org is Uganda’s number one online eLearning platform dedicated to the senior1 learner under the new Competency Based Curriculum. We are a team of passionate digitally competent teachers providing learners with knowledge and skills that will make them excel at work and life in the 21st century.
Senior1.org provides unique online classes virtually to lower secondary school learners under the new competency based curriculum. At senior1.org, all subjects in the new curriculum are taught by teachers experienced in delivering lessons using digital tools and have undergone training in implementing this new syllabus. All lessons at senior1.org are delivered using a range of tools including this website, YouTube, Zoom and Google Classroom.