A fully interactive day for students: the OCR A Level specification brought to life with subject experts, exam focus areas and activities. This conference will provide students with practical, engaging and motivational revision for the OCR A Level Physical Education examination. Throughout the day, students will work with examiners and practitioners with a focus on improving their grades.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
- Gain first hand advice and guidance from subject experts that will enable students to really succeed in their exams
- How to produce what the examiners want – top tips in successfully approaching and answering the different types of exam question
- Exciting and interactive sessions, which boost student motivation and interest ahead of the assessments
- Gain enhanced knowledge and understanding of key topics
- Improved examination outcomes through a high-quality review of essential examination technique for A-level OCR PE
- Receive a comprehensive workbook to complete on the day – this will form an excellent part of your revision after the event.
10.15 – 10.25am: Welcome and introduction
- Key student difficulties at A-Level: what to work on!
10.25 – 11.00am: Applied anatomy and physiology – tricky topics made easy
- Movement analysis – Common errors anticipated and corrected
- Cardiovascular / respiratory systems – Key revision strategies to employ
- Energy for Exercise – Keeping it simple and memorable
11.00 – 11.45am Biomechanics: keeping it simple and getting it right!
- Levers- spotting the ‘other’ ways questions can be asked.
- Linear & Angular motion- graphical interpretation and explanation.
- Fluid & projectiles- Getting free body diagrams right!
11.45 – 12.00pm: Break
12.00 – 12.45pm: Sport and Society
- Socio-cultural characteristics warm up | Moving through the time periods
- Interpreting and analysing data | Making sense of tables and graphs in Paper 3 (#nailing A03)
- Global sporting events | Using practical application to bring your responses to life
12.45 – 13.30pm: Skill Acquisition and Sports Psychology
- Skill acquisition – a synoptic application to learning and revising topics together
- Attitude – a holistic approach
- Aggression vs assertion – using a causes and combat approach
13.30 – 14.00pm: Lunch
14.00 – 14.45pm: Contemporary Sporting Issues
- Ethics and Deviance | Using current issues to underpin your independent opinions
- Sporting Excellence | The role of UK Sport and National institutes
- Extended answers | How to embed contemporary social factors/modern day examples into your responses
14.45 – 15.35pm: Exercise Physiology
- Synoptic links- spotting and explaining the topics that relate.
- Components of fitness- how to make it examiner friendly.
- Sports Injuries- applying it in a practical manner for revision.
15.35 – 15.45pm: Exam tips
- Ten top tips to maximise exam success
15.45pm: Final questions & close
Abigail has been teaching for over thirteen years and has taught in a range of sixth forms and colleges on varying exam boards. She has previously been an examiner and has a plethora of experience in individual tuition. Abigail’s experience as both a teacher and examiner has enabled her to really understand the complexities of delivering highly stimulating content alongside essential exam technique.
Senior Examiner, Principal Moderator and Coursework Advisor for a major examination board. He lectures at Edge Hill University and has managed one of the country’s largest and most successful A level PE departments. He is the author and co-author of numerous textbooks and articles, including AQA A level PE Book 1 and AQA A level PE Book 2.
One free teacher place for every 10 student places
Additional teachers £35+VAT
Individual teachers £80+VAT