Monday 21 June 2021 – 4pm

Code: 7804


This webinar will provide an opportunity to boost knowledge, application and evaluation within key topics from the specification. The underlying theme of this webinar will be a targeted focus on concrete examples and unique memorisation strategies to recall and apply challenging topics such as, global sporting events, media, commercialism and routes to excellence to a variety of exam questions / assessment objectives. Targeted social and cultural factors will be used as threshold concepts by which students can synoptically interleave knowledge between the different time periods and towards contemporary issues.


  • Gain outstanding knowledge of the most challenging/unexamined areas from the Socio-cultural issues paper
  • Receive innovative memorisation strategies to enhance recall
  • Obtain a detailed understanding of what examiners will be looking for in A02, AO3 questions
  • Access potential linked topics for the synoptic 10 mark question
  • A set of revision resources that will be sent in advance of the course
  • Take away follow up screencast links to aid revision post webinar


  • All students of OCR A-level PE


4.00pm – Reacting to the 2019 exam series feedback

  • What examiners are looking for and lessons learned for 2020

4.10pm – Comparing pre-industrial Britain and post 1850 industrial Britain

  • Where and why students struggle with this
  • Approaches to boost student understanding and ability to write excellent answers
  • Analysing example answers, with commentaries

4.25pm – Social and cultural factors through the time periods, linked to contemporary issues

  • Using knowledge to produce high quality assessment
  • Making the contemporary links

4.40pm – Memorisation and exam technique for hosting global events, media, commercialism and routes to excellence

  • Typical questions and question types
  • Key factors and features of these topics
  • What good and a great answers look like

4.55pm – Question and answer

David Pryce

David Pryce is an experienced examiner and moderator and has delivered a wide range of training at conferences and CPD events. With over twenty years’ experience of teaching and examining GCE and GCSE PE, he combines a range of teaching and learning strategies with real insight into the key skills needed for examination success