This course is designed specifically to support newer teachers to deliver the Pearson/Edexcel A Level PE effectively. Delegates will gain a detailed insight into both the theoretical and NEA specifications of this examination, together with proven teaching and learning strategies for successful student outcomes in A Level PE.


  • Gain detailed understanding regarding the demands of the two theory components
  • Understanding how best to approach the various assessment processes
  • Support students to acquire effective examination techniques
  • Gain in depth understanding of effective delivery of the two NEA units
  • Take away ideas and strategies to support students of all abilities to maximise potential
  • Leave with enhanced confidence to deliver a successful and motivating course

London | Thursday 27 January 2022

London | Wednesday 12 January 2022

  • Teachers delivering Pearson/Edexcel A Level PE for the first time
  • Teachers with limited experience in delivering Pearson/Edexcel A Level PE
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • 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


10.00 – 11.00am: Planning for successful outcomes


  • Gain a detailed understanding of the assessment procedures
  • Identifying and meeting the key challenges of the course
  • Analysing the assessment criteria and incorporating AO1, AO2 and AO3 in your teaching.
  • Ensuring a successful start for students in becoming independent learners
  • Supporting students to develop good examination technique with the ability to deconstruct questions

11.00 – 11.15am: Morning Break



11.15 – 12.45pm: Preparing students for successful achievement in Component 1 – Scientific Principles


  • Planning and teaching the more challenging topics from Topics 1 and 2
  • Using examiners’ reports, and how to factor them into your teaching
  • How best to tackle different question types, including short structured, longer structured, data response and extended synoptic questions
  • Personalising the theory through practical work
  • Using effective feedback and marking to improve student responses
  • Working through exemplar responses for the differing types of questions


12.45 – 13.45pm: Lunch



13.45 – 14.45pm: Meeting the key challenges of Component 2 – Psychological and Social Principles of PE                       


  • Teaching the key concepts effectively
  • Engaging students by making key links through practical examples
  • Widen student understanding of socio-cultural issues
  • Deconstructing the questions to promote student understanding and responses
  • Providing an essential framework for answering synoptic questions


14.50 – 15.50pm: Effective handling of the NEA process





Component 3: Practical performance


  • Making use of grade criteria to helping your students to reach their potential
  • Structure a programme of practical teaching and assessment that helps your students gain the best marks
  • Preparing for a successful moderation day


Component 4: Performance analysis and PDP

  • Strategies and timeline to help students produce excellent written coursework:
  • Ensuring that all elements of the PDP are covered
  • Where and how to Integrate essential theory
  • Marking an exemplar response – a delegate exercise


15.50 – 16.00pm: Plenary