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Y11 GCSE Exam Paper Analysis

This guest post was written by Steve Allen (@iPEteacher). “A Picture paints a thousand words” Analysing exam papers isn’t something that is particularly new or ground-breaking, but is incredibly useful to give a snapshot of how each student performed and how, as a group they performed. Were there particular questions or topics that students didn’t…

Little things make big things happen

This guest post was written by Dave Woodward @dwoodward11. It is an update of the post original post which can be found here. Much has changed since writing this post last year – The new OFQUAL guidelines regarding GCSE’s from September 2016. I agree with the changes for the theory paper and I am excited…

Structuring Exam Questions

This guest post was written by Paul Dunn @pauldunn11. Background (Honesty) I will begin by stating that I never thought while training to be a PE teacher I would ever have to teach students to structure an extended answer in an exam. How times have changed!!! Anyway, when I became a curriculum leader and I…

The A-Z for PE ITT Students!

This guest post was written by Michael Davison @davisonpe.   This A-Z is not an exhaustive list. You will see that there are keywords not included, but this is not the point of this tool. It is here to guide and get trainee’s to reflect and hopefully get them thinking about their practice (and it’s…

GCSE PE Key Areas League Table

This guest post was written by Simon Bradbury @PeBrado. Looking at my Year 10 GCSE PE class cohort over the summer holiday I noticed that it was particularly boy heavy (we teach mixed sex theory lessons and some practical lessons at my school) with 25 students in the class and 19 of them being male.…