This exciting, interactive and refreshed Pearson Edexcel GCSE PE programme will provide students with a motivational, informative and valuable revision day.  Specially designed by practicing senior examiners, the day will 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 Pearson Edexcel GCSE PE and high performance sport.


    • Exciting and interactive sessions that will demonstrate how to produce high quality exam answers with model responses and key insights
    • A unique opportunity to ask expert examiners and a top level sportsman questions about the assessments and high level sport
    • Advice on revision techniques for PE that really work
    • Take away a comprehensive set of notes which can be used as part of your revision
 DATE AND LOCATION Manchester | Friday 20 March 2020

London | Monday 16 March 2020

IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Conference


10.00 – 10.30am
Welcome and Introduction

  • Video montage of sporting clips and achievements with a student quiz to complete
  • MOTIVATIONAL OPENING: Craig Heap, Olympic gymnast – linking key GCSE focus areas to professional challenges and successes
  • Bringing the specification to life: Theory through sport

10.30 – 11.00 am
Successful examination techniques.

  • Learn what examiners are looking for and to make sure answers do that
  • Expert guidance on how to tackle Paper 1 and Paper 2 and get the best marks possible
  • Student activity: scoring high marks in the multiple choice questions
  • Understand the Assessment Objectives – what are they, why do they matter and how to use them to boost revision and exam performance

11.00– 11.30am
Paper 1  Fitness and Body Systems: Tackling the key topics

  • Improving weaker areas, as identified in Examiner’s Report
  • Understand the key points on Musculo-skeletal and Cardio-respiratory systems
  • Interactive workshop on Paper 1 with examples of 9 mark extended questions
  • SAMPLE QUESTION ACTIVITY: working in pairs: planning a response to get the top marks
  • Improving an answer: how to move from Grades 5 to 6 and then to 9

11.30 – 11.45
Morning break – submit your questions to win a prize

11.45- 12.30pm
Mastering the content of Paper 1: Session 2

  • Examiner’s tips: improve your marks on Movement analysis
  • Examiner’s tips: how to score higher on Fitness Training
  • Student activity: using your PEP to answer fitness questions

12.30 – 1.10

1.10 – 1.20pm
Question Box

Chaired by Craig Heap – A chance to ask direct questions to all speakers with a prize awarded for the best question

2.00 – 2.40pm: Paper 2  Health and Performance

  • Health, fitness and well-being, Sport psychology: -Tackling the key areas
  • Top tips for questions in Paper 2
  • Our examiners go through examples of Paper 2 Extended questions to show you how to develop successful answers
  • Student activity: partner work to develop quality answers
  • Marking exercise: using the mark schemes to understand how to get the best grades
  • Socio-cultural issues – using 2019 Examiner’s feedback to improve student answers
  • Student activity: analysing the data
  • Planning for extended questions in this topic

2.40 – 3.00 pm
Inter-School Quiz

2.55 – 3.00 pm
Final Top Tips and Interschool Quiz

  • KEY POINTS from each of the presenters:
  • ACTION PLAN – how to improve your final grade

David Pryce

Experienced teacher, lecturer and senior examiner with national and international background in PE examinations

Rachel O’Sullivan

Experienced Edexcel teacher and Senior Lecturer in PE and Sport

Craig Heap

Olympic gymnast, ‘Sporting Champion’ and media commentator

Students £25+VAT

One free teacher place for every 10 student places
Additional teachers £35+VAT
Individual teachers £80+VAT

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