This new course provides practical advice and strategies to assess progress, embed deep learning and reinvigorate your approaches to revision both throughout the course and after the specification has been covered.


  • Develop strategies for revisiting and assessing prior learning

  • Practical activities to consolidate learning at the end of the course

  • Improve assessment and feedback techniques to ensure mastery of skills

  • Improve the independence of your students in and outside the classroom

  • Explore how activities can be used to stretch all learners


“Excellent course, good resources and discussion points. Good to discuss similar experiences/queries with other teachers.” – Denstone College, Friday 18th November 2016


COURSE DATES London, Friday 24 March 2017
London, Monday 26 June 2017
WHO FOR?  Heads of PE
All teachers of Edexcel PE
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
Detailed notes On-line materials
Powerpoint presentations CPD Certificate
 High quality training facilities Sit-down buffet lunch



10.00am – 10.15am: The human brain and memory

  • What are the specific revision challenges in Linear courses?

10.15am – 11.15am: Revisiting prior learning throughout your course

  • How and when to revisit course topics and teaching Synopticity
  • Making links between theory and practical

11.15am – 11.30am: Break


11.30am – 12.30pm: Assessment, feedback and Mock exams

  • Varying revision – homework, presentation, group work, past papers
  • The importance of effective feedback and scaffolding answers
  • Making links and revising through practical exercises

12.30pm – 1.30pm: Lunch


1.30pm – 2.30pm: Driving progress through personalisation

  • Student learning styles and developing a growth mindset
  • Personalisation of the course – RAG rating and PLCs

2.30pm – 2.45pm: Break


2.45pm – 3.15pm: How to revise and independent learning

  • Note Taking and Memorising
  • Writing your own exam questions and drafting model answers

3.15pm – 3.45pm: Improving the value of students independent learning

  • Teaching independent learning throughout the course
  • Make learning fun – creating memory connections

James Bennett

James Bennett is an experienced teacher of 17 years. He is currently Subject Leader in an ‘Outstanding’ department with consistently high results. He has led departmental, cluster school and whole school training on both subject and general teaching topics.