ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course, led by an experienced teacher, moderator and examiner, will provide current and new teachers of Edexcel GCSE PE with the tools and strategies to enable your students to achieve the highest grades in the new 9-1 specification. In the light of the first examination series in 2018, this course will focus on stretching your most able students to produce high quality responses in both written examinations, to maximise their ability to score highly in practical assessment, and to write an analytical and evaluative PEP. Delegates will be guided through proven teaching strategies to use with all students in order to maximise attainment, and to leave feeling confident in their ability meet the highest standards in the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE PE course.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Gain examples of good practice for writing high quality responses
  • Develop a sound understanding of how to deliver the theory content and establish effective examination techniques
  • Understand how to translate the grading criteria into top practical marks
  • Support students to write high quality PEPs
  • Leave with increased confidence for supporting students in attaining grades 7-9
COURSE DATES London Wednesday 28 November 2018
London Thursday 07 March 2019
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
  • Current teachers of Edexcel GCSE PE
  • Heads of Department
COURSE CODE 7371
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
INCLUDED
  • A specially prepared folder of 50+ pages full of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues

 

1

10.00 – 11.00am: Foundations for outstanding results

  • Key strategies to stretch and challenge the most gifted students
  • Identifying the potential areas of concern which limit ‘outstanding results’
  • Examination techniques and strategies to stretch the most able
  • Learning from the 2018 series and designing a more effective pedagogy
2

11.00 – 11.15am: Discussion: coffee break

3

11.15 – 12.45pm: Writing high quality answers for Component 1

  • Learning from the 2018 Examiner’s report
  • Establishing successful answer structures
  • Identifying areas for improvement in Topics 1, 2 and 3
  • Achieving top marks in the extended answers – what students need to do and ways to embed this into your teaching of the GCSE
  • Examples of extended questions: matching answers to the levels
  • Ensuring close links with the PEP – teaching synoptic skills and understanding at GCSE PE
4

12.45 – 1.30pm: Lunch and informal discussion

5

1.30 – 2.30pm: Achieving top results in Component 2

  • Lessons from the Edexcel Examiner’s report: what are the key areas for students to focus upon for 2019
  • Identifying areas for improvement in Topics 4, 5 and 6
  • Teaching and learning strategies for able students
  • Examples of extended questions: matching answers to the levels to make sure teaching and learning is to the Edexcel standard for the higher grades
  • How to prepare a bank of your own extended questions to ensure high level student understanding and progression
6

2.30 – 2.40pm: Discussion: afternoon tea

7

2.40 – 3.40pm: Maximising marks in the NEA (Components 3 and 4)

  • Understanding the Edexcel grade criteria to achieve top practical marks
  • Preparing for successful moderations
  • Planning for successful PEPs
  • Supporting students to write analytical and evaluative PEPs to reach the highest mark bands
8

3.45pm: Plenary and Depart

  • Final questions and ideas for supporting the most able students in GCSE Edexcel PE

David Pryce

David is an experienced examiner and moderator and has delivered a wide range of training at conferences and CPD events. With over twenty years’ experience of teaching and examining GCE and GCSE PE, he combines a range of teaching and learning strategies with real insight into the key skills needed for examination success.

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