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WEBINAR | Maximising Student Success in AQA GCSE Geography: Paper 2

Course Code:
W0036
£95.00+vat

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

Join GCSE Geography expert examiner, teacher and Head of Department, Jon Briggs for an opportunity to really develop exam techniques and skills that will ensure progression to the higher levels of the mark scheme in the exam.

 

A particular focus will be given to how to extend performance in the 4m, 6m and 9m responses (with and without resources) – how students should aim to plan and structure questions. What content they should be adding to answers and how to link back to the question.

 

A secondary focus will be the qualities on what an outstanding response should look like.  

WEBINAR BENEFITS

  • Gain exceptional understanding of exactly what examiners are looking for in higher level exam answers when explaining processes and landforms.
  • Develop top level strategies for producing excellent responses to what makes a complete evaluative answer.
  • Focus on the technique of balancing substantiated knowledge, explanation, and assessment.
  • Best practice revision tips and guidance from an exam expert
  • Discover how to reach higher order skills and what exactly examiners look for to identify the higher-level responses.
  • This course includes a set of course notes which will be sent in advance of the course and which you will be able to use.

PROGRAMME


Introduction and consideration of assessment criteria 4.00 – 4.05pm
Learning skills. How to prioritise the right things in revision
  • How to revise content that links to expectations in the exam.
  • Revising with a purpose.
  • Useful sites for revision.
4.05 – 4.20pm
Key things to prepare and to perfect in 4m and 6m explanation responses:
  • What examiners are looking for in developing an excellent answer: breadth v depth.
  • Developing sequenced answers that include relevant key terms and explanations.
  • How to analyse and use information from figures within answers.
  • Student Activity: Sequencing activity and use of a resource.
  • Key tips.
4.20 – 4.55pm
6m and 9m evaluative/assess style questions:
  • Understanding the command words. Effective deconstruction of questions.
  • Examples of how to structure responses and write in a balanced yet evaluative style.
  • Student Activity: Reviewing responses – what are the indicators of a L1, L2 and L3 response.
  • How to structure the perfect response.
4.55 – 5.25pm
Final tips to do your very best. 5.25 – 5.30pm

WEBINAR LEADER

Jon Briggs has been tutoring A-Level and GCSE Geography students for over 10 years, clocking up well over 5,000 hours of tutoring, benefitting students across the private and state sectors from places a far afield as Hong Kong, Dubai, Malaysia, and the USA. He has been a teacher for nearly 30 years in both the state and private sector, with over 21 years of his career as either a lead practitioner, head of department and faculty. Since 2002 he has been an exam and team leader for GCSE and A-Level for a range of exam boards (AQA, Edexcel and CIE).  He loves the subject, whether it be Physical or Human Geography and enjoys working with students of all abilities to prepare them for exam success!

Description

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR

Join GCSE Geography expert examiner, teacher and Head of Department, Jon Briggs for an opportunity to really develop exam techniques and skills that will ensure progression to the higher levels of the mark scheme in the exam.

 

A particular focus will be given to how to extend performance in the 4m, 6m and 9m responses (with and without resources) – how students should aim to plan and structure questions. What content they should be adding to answers and how to link back to the question.

 

A secondary focus will be the qualities on what an outstanding response should look like.

 

WEBINAR BENEFITS

  • Gain exceptional understanding of exactly what examiners are looking for in higher level exam answers when explaining processes and landforms.
  • Develop top level strategies for producing excellent responses to what makes a complete evaluative answer.
  • Focus on the technique of balancing substantiated knowledge, explanation, and assessment.
  • Best practice revision tips and guidance from an exam expert
  • Discover how to reach higher order skills and what exactly examiners look for to identify the higher-level responses.
  • This course includes a set of course notes which will be sent in advance of the course and which you will be able to use.

PROGRAMME


Introduction and consideration of assessment criteria

4.00 – 4.05pm


Learning skills. How to prioritise the right things in revision

  • How to revise content that links to expectations in the exam.
  • Revising with a purpose.
  • Useful sites for revision.

4.05 – 4.20pm


Key things to prepare and to perfect in 4m and 6m explanation responses:

  • What examiners are looking for in developing an excellent answer: breadth v depth.
  • Developing sequenced answers that include relevant key terms and explanations.
  • How to analyse and use information from figures within answers.
  • Student Activity: Sequencing activity and use of a resource.
  • Key tips.

4.20 – 4.55pm


6m and 9m evaluative/assess style questions:

  • Understanding the command words. Effective deconstruction of questions.
  • Examples of how to structure responses and write in a balanced yet evaluative style.
  • Student Activity: Reviewing responses – what are the indicators of a L1, L2 and L3 response.
  • How to structure the perfect response.

4.55 – 5.25pm


Final tips to do your very best.

5.25 – 5.30pm

Additional information

Location and Date

WEBINAR | Tuesday 07 May 2024

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