CfE Higher Study Guides from Bright Red

There is no shortcut to passing any course at SQA Higher level. To obtain a good pass, you need consistent and regular revision throughout the course. The aim of all our CfE Higher BrightRED Study Guides is to help you achieve success in your SQA exams through concise and engaging course coverage with plenty of activities and examples. CfE Higher courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities.

Our CfE Higher Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Index of key terms. Every Higher Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Cara Matthew, Angela Grant and Kathleen Ritchie

Focuses on the units assessed in your SQA exam. Up-to-date with the 2018 SQA course changes.


ISBN 978-1-84948-324-7; 96pp

This New Edition of our popular Higher Biology Study Guide is entirely up-to-date with the very latest SQA course and exam changes.

The CfE Higher Biology Study Guide from Bright Red covers all three units assessed in your SQA exam and also includes a comprehensive Index of key terms. The aim of this revision book from Bright Red is to help you achieve success in your SQA exam by providing you with a concise and engaging coverage of the CfE Higher Biology course material. Each double-page spread within the book provides the key ideas and concepts in a logical and digestible manner.

It also contains Internet Links, Don't Forget boxes and Things To Do And Think About features that flag up vital pieces of knowledge and extend your understanding. Extra online tests, links and activities on the free BrightRED Digital Zone offer additional opportunities to boost your learning.         


  • DNA and the Genome
  • Metabolism and Survival
  • Sustainability and Interdependence
  • Research Skills