This revised course is intended for all teachers who wish to ensure the high achievement of students in GCSE PE. The course focuses on excellent teaching approaches, methods, resources, and techniques to help teachers raise attainments in students of all abilities by improving student confidence, knowledge and a stronger understanding of what examiners are looking for.
The course is generic, suitable for teachers of all examination boards, though examples of the NEA will be taken from the AQA board.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Develop a range of approaches to tackling the key areas of GCSE PE
Understand how to set an engaging and motivating classroom
Understand effective differentiation to challenge and extend all students specific to their potential
Take away AFL techniques, feedback and marking strategies to raise attainment
Increase awareness of exam readiness that can be infiltrated into all lessons to maximise exam technique
What is ‘brilliant’ GCSE PE teaching
10.00 – 11.00am
What do we mean by brilliant teaching in GCSE PE? What do our students expect, want and need?
What makes outstanding theory teaching in PE and why?
Exploring the theory behind an ‘active’ classroom environment
Develop a range of approaches to tackling key areas of GCSE PE
11.00 – 11.20am
Readiness for GCSE PE
11.20 – 12.20pm
Ways to increasing engagement in the challenging topics such as Cardio-respiratory system, levers, planes and axes and biomechanics
Helping students to answer the short questions: techniques that escalate the assessment objectives
Being in the position of the learner to make sure learning is penetrating
Set up a motivating and engaging classroom and develop AO3 skills; how will this support the 6 mark questions
The NEA: Tackling the areas that students struggle with
12.20 – 1.00pm
Where do students struggle according to the exam boards and what can we do about it?
Approaches to encourage PE students to produce high level written work
Methods for teaching the best coursework technique
Requirements of the assessment grids: encouraging great work with our students
1.00 – 2.00pm
Effective differentiation to challenge and extend students of all abilities
2.00 – 2.45pm
Making complicated and timely concepts easy – maintaining pace, motivation and enjoyment
Questioning techniques for all abilities
Analysis of resources that create an independent and innovative classroom
Challenge the learners to adopt a synoptic approach to 9 markers
Tackling the Extended Question
2.45 – 3.30pm
Appreciate the importance of planning – how can this be completed in the exam environment
Examining the balance of assessment objectives
Teaching and learning approaches to develop the skills to build an answer
Review model answers to extended questions – why did they achieve high marks?
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
Heads of PE
Teachers of PE
PGCE mentors for 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