GCSE revision

  • Active revision tools for challenging topics and/or to reaffirm AO1

  • Approach the exam with confidence (know the command words)

  • Innovative use of web tools to support effective revision

  • Attack the 6/9 markers – scaffolding a response. What is an examiner looking for?

  • Feel confident with developing AO2 and using a breadth of sporting examples

  • What does effective AO3 look like?

  • Feel confident with developing AO2 and using a breadth of sporting examples

Example full day package for GCSE Revision day

THE PROGRAMME

Paper 1

  • Active learning to map learning across paper 1 topics chosen by the school
  • Understanding the exam structure and marking technique for AO1, 2 and 3 short answer questions
  • Chance to be the examiner on shorter answer questions

Paper 2

  • An active revision area, treasure hunts, QR codes and run-around to recall AO1
  • Methods to escalate AO1 into an AO2 and or AO3 response
  • Exam practice making the clear link between application and evaluation
  • Use of revision aids to challenge and differentiate

Keeping the exam in mind

  • How to approach the exam with confidence?
  • Supporting students to access the higher marks
  • Ideas for development of 6/9 mark answers
  • Introduction and practice of scaffolding an extended answer and using connectives