OCR GCSE PE: Preparing Students for Exam Success in 2025 and Beyond
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This brand-new course for all teachers of Pearson/Edexcel GCSE PE will explore how you can turn the mistakes made in previous exam series into an opportunity for positive change moving forward.
Join Pearson/Edexcel GCSE PE expert David Pryce as he goes far beyond reviewing examiners’ feedback and 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 2025 and beyond. Emphasis will be made on the demands of the exams and NEA that are not met as well as they could be, and the implications this has for your GCSE teaching and learning.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Understand the main lessons to be learnt from previous examinations
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 2025 exams
The Exam – Reflections and Approaches
10.00 – 10.40am
Feedback from the most recent exam: what is it essential to be aware of?
The main factors that affect examination success in papers 1 and 2 and the challenges experienced by candidates
How to engage students in the content of the course, and how to maximise their focus on what brings the most reward in examinations
Reflections on the most recent mark scheme and what this means moving forward
Starting to make a plan of action- what should we do? How should we do it?
A Focus on Paper 1
10.40 – 11.30am
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
11.30 – 11.50am
Paper 2 Focus
11.50 – 12.40pm
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?
12.40 – 1.40pm
1.40 – 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
Diane Skelly has a wealth of experience in the delivery of examinations of Physical Education at both GCSE, AS and A-Level. She is currently employed in an Ofsted graded Outstanding Physical Education department in a large, mixed secondary school.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
All Teachers of OCR GCSE PE
Heads of Department / Lead teachers of OCR GCSE PE
Teachers of GCSE PE
THIS COURSE INCLUDES
A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course