This course offers fresh delivery styles and approaches to engage all students in your classes. It is designed to offer delegates the opportunity to reinvent their lessons based on feedback from the 2018 summer exams to maximise success in the new specifications. The main aim is to reinvigorate the teacher to deliver lessons that allow students to achieve outstanding results.


  • Obtain excellent strategies and methods for teaching OCR A Level PE from an expert presenter
  • Utilise feedback from 2018 to improve teaching and learning practice
  • Gain understanding of new pedagogy that works across all of the elements of A Level PE potential
  • All teachers of OCR A Level PE
  • Heads of Department for PE
  • Teachers with responsibility for academic 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
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues


10.00 – 11.00am
Using the feedback from 2018 to produce fresh approaches

  • Learning from the main points of feedback from the 2018 series to utilise these for improved student performance
  • Adopting innovative strategies to deliver the course, based on student strength and weakness in previous exams and coursework
  • Using writing frames effectively in A-level PE for improving results
  • Scaffolding student progress – reviewing extended questions to develop strategies for increasing marks

11.00 – 11.15am
Discussion: coffee break

11.15 – 12.15pm
Fresh approaches to Teaching the Written Paper 1

  • The three stages of an effective lesson: Pour In – Distil – Decant
  • Strategies to offer the maximum variety in your teaching delivery
  • Engaging and motivating approaches to thoroughly enhance the learning experience of your students
  • Strategies to develop excellent AO3 knowledge to develop extended answer responses – looking particularly at how to achieve the top band

12.15 – 12.45pm
New Methods for Teaching the Written Paper 2

  • How to help students achieve excellence practically with Outstanding teaching
  • Ensuring that evidence is conducive to meeting requirements and justifying marks of all students
  • 12 Excellent revision strategies for enhanced learning and Outstanding results

12.45 – 1.30pm
Lunch and informal discussion

1.30 – 2.15pm
Innovative approaches for Teaching the OCR NEA

  • Effective use of technology to deliver the practical assessment
  • 5 key points to remember when teaching the NEA to an Outstanding level
  • A failsafe approach to prepare for the EAPI

2.15 – 2.30pm
Discussion: afternoon tea

2.30 – 3.15pm
Using the competitive nature of sport for innovative teaching

  • Fresh Interactive ideas and competitive strategies to enhance student learning
  • Goal setting to maximise learning in the classroom and success in the exam
  • A team approach to learning and achieving the best for all students
  • Reciprocal learning and development for all ability levels

3.15 – 4.00pm
Teaching Resources to enhance student understanding of OCR A-level PE

  • New resources to engage the competitive nature of the PE student
  • Smart board technologies to help enhance lesson delivery for outstanding learning
  • Strategies to maximise pupil involvement and teacher feedback and produce outstanding understanding

Tim Richardson

Tim has taught academic PE for over 20 years and is head of department at a school in Hampshire. He is currently working for a major exam board as principal examiner, senior team leader and subject specialist. He was previously involved in the production of materials and question setting in the legacy specification. Tim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this course and has a strong reputation for delivering innovative and informative INSET courses. He provides educational consultancy in schools/ colleges around the country.

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