AQA GCSE PE: Reviewing the 2023 Exams and Looking Forward to 2024
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This new course will explore key take aways from the 2023 AQA GCSE PE exams and go far beyond reviewing examiners’ feedback.
Join AQA GCSE PE expert Jackie Brookes as she carries out a focused and in-depth look at the exam papers to analyse areas of challenge as well as successes. There will be opportunities to discuss the common mistakes made and ways to improve teaching methods to further support and challenge your students to achieve their best and raise grades in 2024 and beyond.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Understand the key performance indicators in the 2023 exam series
Tackle the challenges faced by students with exam technique
Embed appreciation of exam performance into effective teaching and learning
Maximise student performance in the written coursework
Discover strategies to improve outcomes in the 2024 exams
An Overview of Exam Performance in 2023
10.00 – 10.20am
How did papers 1 & 2 compare to previous years?
Going beyond the examiner report: common themes of strength and areas of weakness
AO coverage and performance
Discover strategies to improve outcomes in the 2024 exam
A Focus on Paper 1
10.20 – 11.00am
Question level analysis
The challenging questions – where and why students struggled
Deep dive on the 6- and 9- marker performance
Marking exercise – model responses to emphasise effective exam technique
11.00 – 11.20am
Paper 2 Focus
11.20 – 12.20pm
Question level analysis
Analysing the challenging questions
How can students demonstrate understanding? – model responses to emphasise effective exam technique
Exploring the demands of 6- and 9-mark questions – how should students approach them?
12.30 – 1.30pm
NEA Feedback 2023
1.30 – 2.30pm
What went well in the practical assessment?
Analysis and key learning from the Lead moderator report
Support learners through the moderation process
Key learning with the written coursework
Model examples of well written analysis and evaluation
Jackie Brookes is an experienced teacher of 16 years, with 5 years working as an AST and as a lead practitioner focussing on whole school teaching and learning. Her results at all levels are consistently above the national average. She has taught all aspects of A Level and BTEC and specialises in active teaching and learning approaches and in physiology in which these engaging ideas allow students to grasp difficult concepts. She is fully involved in the examination and moderation process at GCSE, BTEC and A Level with both AQA and Pearson. She is proud of her work within schools nationally to support teachers and students with the demands of the AQA GCSE and A level qualification.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Teachers of AQA GCSE PE
Heads of Physical Education
THIS COURSE INCLUDES
A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course