The British Biology Olympiad (BBO) challenges and stimulates students with an interest in biology to expand and extend their talents. It enables students to demonstrate their talent and to be suitably rewarded with publicly recognized certificates and medals.

  • 60% of students receive a commendation and above

  • Flexible timetable to suit all needs

  • Based upon the A level syllabus


The BBO is open to students in post-16 education studying at school or college. The competition consists of two, 45-minute multiple-choice papers to be taken online under staff supervised exam conditions. Students will be presented with topics and ideas which they are not familiar with, so will compete with their problem-solving skills and understanding of core principles.

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Competition Date:

March 5th, 2022 at 5:00 - 6:30 PM Eastern Standard Time 

Registration: Please visit our registration page to complete the process.

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