CONFERENCE AIMS

New for 2022!

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 the theory papers, 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

10.30 – 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
  • ELITE ATHLETE INTERVIEW: Quick presentation: the ‘core’ of being an elite performer

10.45 – 11.00am: 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
  • How to write successful developed statements
  • Using 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-respiratorysystems 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 – 11.40am: Morning break – submit your questions to win a prize

11.40 – 12.30pm: How to achieve high marks on Paper 1

  • 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 – 13.10pm: Lunch

 

13.10 – 13.20pm: Question Box

Chaired by Ayaz.  A chance to ask direct questions to all speakers with a prize awarded for the best question

13.20 – 14.00pm: 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

14.00 – 14.05pm: Break

 

14.05 – 14.50pm: Score high marks on Paper 2

  • How to answer questions on commercialisation and deviance in sport
  • Write high quality extended answers in this topic
  • 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

14.50 – 15.00pm: Final Top Tips

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

David Pryce

David is an experienced teacher, senior examiner and moderator for a major examination board. He has delivered a wide range of staff and student training at conferences and CPD events, renowned for their high quality.  With over twenty five 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 British Paralympic wheelchair rugby player and a former wheelchair basketball player who currently plays for the Great Britain national wheelchair rugby team. He made his Paralympic debut representing Great Britain at the 2016 Summer Paralympics and was part of the national wheelchair team which finished at fifth position in the team competition. He was also a key member of the team which won the European Wheelchair Championships in 2015 and 2017. He won a gold medal with the Great Britain team at the 2020 Summer Paralympics the first time the country had won a medal of any colour in the sport at the Paralympic Games.

Students £25+VAT

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