ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE

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

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • 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 01 May 2020
CONFERENCE CODE  7586
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Conference

*Venue subject to change dependent on student numbers

10.15 – 10.45am
Welcome and Introduction


  • Video montage of sporting clips and achievements with a student quiz to complete
  • Bringing the specification to life: Theory through sport

10.45 – 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
  • How to write successful developed statements
  • 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

  • Examine the tougher questions on how the Musculo-skeletal and Cardio-respiratory systems work together
  • Student Activity: working in pairs: planning a response to a sample data analysis question to get the top marks
  • How the Assessment Objectives are key to scoring well in 9 mark extended questions
  • Prepare for typical 9 mark questions

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
  • Improving an answer: how to move from Grades 5 to 6 and then to 7 – 9

12.30 – 1.10
Lunch


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


1.20 – 2.00 pm:
Paper 2: Health and Performance

  • Health, fitness and well-being– how to avoid common faults
  • Sport psychology: – gain confidence in tackling the key areas
  • Top tips for questions in Paper 2
  • Student activity: partner work to develop quality answers on practice structures and feedback

2.00 – 2.05 Break


2.05 – 2.45 pm Paper 2 continued

  • Mastering commercialisation and deviance in sport
  • Planning for extended questions in this topic
  • ELITE ATHLETE INTERVIEW: Quick presentation: the ‘core’ of being an elite performer
  • Q and A session with one of the subject experts and athlete: take away unique key points to apply to exam questions in your own preparations

2.45 – 3.05 pm: Inter-School Quiz


3.05  – 3.15 pm: Final Top Tips

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

David Pryce

David is an experienced Senior Examiner and moderator for a major examination board. He has delivered a wide range of training at conferences and CPD events which is known for its high quality. 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

Ayaz Bhuta

Ayaz Bhuta is a current Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Athlete & Rio 2016 Paralympian from Bolton. Ayaz is currently in training for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics where he hopes to fulfil his dream of winning a Paralympic medal. Ayaz has won two European Gold medals, a European Bronze medal, a fans Most Valuable Player award at the World Championships and competed at his first ever Paralympics in Rio 2016.

Students £25+VAT

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

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