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OCR GCSE Physical Education Student Revision Conference

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This interactive and refreshed programme will allow your students to gain greater understanding of the requirements of the examinations and how to improve their performance in them, whilst gaining motivational support and advice on OCR GCSE PE and high performance sport.


  • A fully interactive day: the OCR GCSE PE specification brought to life with motivational sessions, ways to remember topics, exam focus areas and activities
  • Develop key skills further and find out how to gain as high a grade as possible in the 9-1 grading system
  • Learn how to improve performance in the multiple choice, short answer and extended questions
  • Take away a comprehensive set of notes which can be used as part of revision and exam practice


Welcome and Introduction

10.00 – 10.30am
  • Overview of the day
  • General introduction to the papers and a philosophy for revision to maximise success
  • Learning from previous exam papers
  • Common/likely exam mistakes and how to avoid them

Paper 1 – Mastering Applied Anatomy and Physiology

10.30 – 11.15am
  • Movement analysis
  • How questions may be phrased and how to deal with them
  • Learning from past student responses – don’t miss out on marks

Morning break – submit your questions to win a prize

11.15 – 11.35am

Physical Training – Wrapping up Paper 1

11.35 – 12.15pm
  • Question types and ways to beat the examiner
  • Thinking about the 6-mark question

Review of the key concepts so far and questions on Paper 1

12.15 – 12.35pm

Paper 2 – Succeeding in Socio-cultural influences

12.35 – 1.10pm
  • The key challenges in Paper 2
  • Ways to remember the key terms
  • Use of acronyms, rhymes and mind maps


1.10 – 1.40pm

Question Box – answers and prize giving

1.40 – 1.50pm

Mastering Sport Psychology in Paper 2

1.50 – 2.20pm
  • Key aspects to consider
  • Question types and their demands
  • How to approach the AO3 based answers

Paper 2 – Health, fitness and well-being

2.20 – 3.00pm
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Top Tips for exam success
  • Further help on tackling the 6-marker

Final Top Tips

3.00 – 3.15pm
  • KEY POINTS from each of the presenters
  • ACTION PLAN – how to improve you final marks


The Rock Tower, 49 Tufnell Park Rd, London, N7 0PS | Thursday 16 March 2023

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This conference, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.


Will Swaithes is an experienced teacher, teacher educator and leader of teaching and learning. With nearly 20 years’ experience teaching and leading examination group courses in Physical Education at GCSE and A level alongside examiner and moderator roles for a number of awarding organisation.

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.


  • A Specially prepared notes, practical advice and guidance by the course leader
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

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