Richard Banks

Richard Banks

Biological Sciences Teaching Fellow

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I joined Birmingham International Academy in 2022 and teach on the Medical, Life and Geosciences Foundation Pathway course.


BSc (hons) Zoology (1992) University College of Wales, Aberystwyth
MSc Fisheries Biology and Management (1993) University College of North Wales, Bangor
PGCE (1995) DeMonfort University


I have taught A level Biology and Level 3 Applied Science Courses in High Schools & a Sixth Form College for 26 years. During that time, I have been Head of Applied Sciences and Biology. From 2003-2102 I was an Advanced Skills Teacher for Applied Learning working with schools across Worcestershire. I also worked for the Specialist Schools Academy Trust as a Lead Practitioner in the Applied Learning team.


I teach on the Medical, Life & Geosciences Foundation Pathway, on the Advanced Study Skills in Bio Science and Living Organisms modules.

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