ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course, led by our experienced presenter Carl, will provide experienced teachers of GCSE (AQA) tools to deliver the theoretical areas of the specification to their students to the highest levels. Teachers will gain a thorough awareness of the challenge areas and demands of the theory included within the GCSE course. Delegates will also be guided through suggested organisation, planning and teaching strategies to use with all students in order to maximise attainment in all 6 areas of the course. Delegates will understand the demands of the assessment, including the practical and written coursework components. The course will enable teachers to leave feeling confident in their ability to start to teach the theory included in AQA GCSE PE. Examples of 6 and 9 mark questions will be used throughout the course.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Understand all 6 areas of the GCSE PE course
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the topics included in Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • How to best prepare schemes of work, lessons and assessment for all students to incorporate Assessment for Learning.
  • Gain a full appreciation of both the theoretical and practical components
  • Improve understanding of how to structure and deliver some of the more ‘problematic’ areas of the course, including the demands of different question types
  • Receive pre-prepared resources which will benefit your teaching and a range of teaching ideas directly transferable into the classroom
COURSE DATES London | Friday 28 February 2020
London | Tuesday 23 June 2020
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 
  • Teachers of AQA GCSE Physical Education
  • Heads of Department for PE
COURSE CODE 6962
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

 

10.00 – 11.00am
The demands of teaching GCSE Physical Education

  • The structure of the course
  • Planning and organisation including schemes of work and how to formatively assess
  • Tracking progress and attainment
  • The 6 theoretical areas of the course and how they work together to produce papers 1 and 2
  • The structure of the examination papers
  • Links with the NEA – using the information in the papers and how the theory helps to compose a top level piece of written coursework

11.00 – 11.15am
Discussion: coffee break


11.15 – 12.00pm
Paper 1

  • An in-depth look at anatomy & physiology
  • An in-depth look at movement analysis (biomechanics)
  • An in-depth look at physical training
  • Teaching strategies and way to enthuse students in all of these areas
  • How to approach the different types of questions, including extended questions

12.00 – 1.00pm
Paper 1 continued

  • Ways to remember key terms
  • Innovative ways to enthuse all abilities
  • How to make teaching practical and interactive
  • Understanding command words and how to embed these words into your teaching

1.00 – 1.45pm
Lunch and informal discussion


1.45 – 3.30pm
Paper 2

  • An in-depth look at Sports psychology
  • An in-depth look at Socio-cultural influences
  • An in-depth look at Health, fitness and well-being
  • Teaching strategies and way to enthuse students in all of these areas
  • Ways to remember key terms
  • Innovative ways to enthuse all abilities
  • How to make teaching practical and interactive
  • How to approach the different types of questions, including extended questions

3.00 – 3.45pm
Discussion: afternoon tea


3.45 – 4.00pm
Plenary & opportunities to ask for further help and advice

  • Key tips & summary

Carl Atherton

Carl is an experienced A level practitioner having been Head of Department in a successful sixth form college for 26 years. He now works as an educational consultant, presenting courses for students and teachers. As an author, Carl has co-written the text book for AQA A level PE. He is an examiner for one of the A level PE exam boards.

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