Royal Society of Biology: School Biology Competitions

Registration for the British Biology Olympiad 2016 and the Biology Challenge 2016 is now open

British Biology Olympiad 2016

The British Biology Olympiad challenges and stimulates students aged between 16-19 years with an interest in biology to expand and extend their talents. In offering a wider syllabus than A level, it allows students to demonstrate their knowledge and to be suitably rewarded and publicly recognised by the award of certificates. It is hoped that competing in the Olympiad will encourage students already interested in this valuable, wide-ranging and rewarding subject to continue their study beyond A level. Registration for the British Biology Olympiad 2016 is now open. Registration closes on 10th January 2016.

View the poster for the Olympiad.

Biology Challenge

The Biology Challenge is a competition which is open to all students aged 13-15 years and aims to:

1. encourage an interest in biology beyond the school curriculum and stimulate curiosity in the natural world; and

2. involve as many pupils as possible in a challenging and interesting biology competition.

Registration is now open for the March 2016 Biology Challenge competition. The entry fee is £30 per school for an unlimited number of participants. Registration closes on 27th February 2016 and the competition dates are from 7th to 22nd March 2016.

View the poster for the Biology Challenge.