This webinar will cover Component 3 on A-level PE, and give teachers practical teaching approaches on several of the different topic areas, focusing on how to cover all OCR assessment criteria, common student pitfalls, and engaging teaching strategies to ensure it is not the ‘last priority’ component for students! The session will also give a brief overview of exam technique, the 10 marker essay and common errors from an ‘examiners’ perspective. There will also be coverage on how to ensure component 3 is appropriately applied to the EAPI assessment.


This interactive webinar will provide you with:

  • Equip you with practical and engaging teaching strategies to ensure students maximise their potential in Component 3
  • Knowledge of advanced exam technique to ensure students avoid common pitfalls
  • Insight into how to incorporate component 3 into the EAPI assessment as part of their coursework
WEBINAR DATE Tuesday 22 June 2021 – 4.30 – 6pm
  • Heads of PE
  • Teachers of OCR A-level PE
  • NQTs would also benefit from this course
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance


4:30 – 4:45pm: Structuring Component 3 within the rest of the A-level, and it’s ‘challenges’

  • Different structure models of Component 3 within the full 4 component a-level, and consideration of order of teaching
  • Assessment criteria (AO1, AO2, AO3) applied to Component 3
  • Analysis of examiners reports and how to avoid common student pitfalls

4:45 – 5:05pm: Emergence and evolution of modern sport

  • Practical methods to teach and revise the four time periods in a memorable and structured manner
  • Ideas for making the history of sport engaging, including direction to wider resources
  • Applying the social and cultural factors in common 10marker analysis questions

5:05 – 5:25pm: Ethics and deviance in sport                                                                        

  • Introducing the topic to both GCSE and non-GCSE students
  • PED’s: teaching the full topic through Lance Armstrong and ‘Icarus’ case studies
  • Violence in Sport: teaching content and approaches

5:25 – 5:45pm: Routes to sporting excellence in the UK                                                

  • Teaching content from Foundation to Excellence level
  • Applying to AO2 case studies to grow student understanding and engagement
  • Pyramid teaching to build the full topic area into one broader picture

5:45 – 6:00pm: Successful application of Component 3 in the EAPI assessment                                 

  • Examples of teaching content, as well as how to apply this to areas of the EAPI assessment
  • Common pitfalls with the application of Component 3 in the EAPI, including reference to examiners reports
  • Opportunity for questions

Toni Knight has been teaching at a highly successful 6th Form College for 7 years, covering A-level PE, BTEC Sport, A-level Dance and BTEC Dance. For 4years, she has held the position of Head of PE, Sport and Dance, and led the department to gaining ‘National Teaching Team of the Year’ in Oct. 2019 at the Pearson National Teaching Awards hosted on the BBC. On taking on the leadership of the PE, Sport and Dance provision, it has not only grown in size with the cohort being one of the largest in the country for A-level, but most notably the course attainment has continued to achieve in the top 15% in the country. Toni has experience of examining in both PE and Dance, and has worked with several exam boards over the years.