In this course, you will maximise success with effective strategies for the NEA and Oral Response (EAPI) assessments. Delegates will also improve their ability to submit accurate assessments which show their students at their very best.


  • Getting to grips with the requirements of the NEA component
  • Get excellent ideas for organising the assessment of the practical activities successfully
  • Prepare students for the EAPI with suggested strategies for delivery and assessment of the EAPI 
  • Understand the significance of the administrative guidelines for the submission of NEA assessments
  • Engage with a full range of example assessments can we indicate where those will be in the programme below
COURSE DATES London Friday 5 July 2019
London Friday 8 November 2019
  • Heads of PE
  • Teachers of OCR 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
  • Two course restaurant lunch
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Guaranteed high quality venues


10.00 – 10.45am
Overview, principles and aims of the new assessments

  • Principals and aims of the assessments
  • Analyse the content and structure of the assessments
  • Feedback from 2018: how can you use this to improve your teaching and boost student achievement
  • A close review of areas in which students slipped in 2018 Embedding relevant and applied theoretical concepts

10.45 – 11.00am
Discussion: coffee break

11.00 – 12.30pm
Success with the NEA assessments

  • Get to grips with the requirements of the NEA component, including the standards required for high performance
  • In-depth coverage of the moderation and activity requirements
  • Administrative guidelines for the submission of the NEA assessments
  • Effective use of the EAPI assessment matrix
  • Take part in a standardisation exercise using the assessment matrix

12.30 – 1.30pm
Lunch and informal discussion

1.30 – 2.30pm
Analysing the requirements of the EAPI oral response

  • Analysing the requirements of the EAPI
  • Explore the assessment criteria for students’ responses and how this information can be used successfully in your teaching and learning

2.30 – 2.45pm
Discussion: afternoon tea

3.45 – 3.45pm
Raising achievement in the EAPI oral response

  • Take part in an activity to create a development plan outline
  • Explore best practice and suggested strategies for preparing students for top marks in the EAPI

3.45 – 3.50pm

  • Final questions and depart

Diane Skelly

Diane has a wealth of experience in the delivery of examinations of Physical Education at both GCSE, AS and A Level. She is currently employed in an Ofsted graded Outstanding Physical Education department in a large, mixed secondary school. She has over twenty years’ experience in all aspects of examining and moderating with one of the major examination boards. She has a very pragmatic and structured approach to the preparation of students for formal examinations for Physical Education and her courses seek to share this approach with delegates.

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