OCR A-level Physical Education On-line webinars

Thursday November 19 2020

Each Webinar is:

∙ suitable for all levels of experience

∙ guaranteed to equip, motivate and inspire

∙ power-packed and interactive

∙ made up of two 75minute session, with break and ‘chat’

∙ £95 per delegate per webinar (not VAT registered)

∙ course materials will be emailed before event

Morning 9.30-12.30

Facing and overcoming current challenges with energy, enthusiasm and confidence

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Outline: This session will explore the challenges we all face – specifically (though not exclusively) posed by the current pandemic.  Strategies, solutions and best practice will be suggested and discussed, so as to ensure an engaging and successful experience for learners.  This generic session will make reference to all theory components and is suitable for all teachers of OCR A-Level PE.


The webinar will include:

  • Strategies to support and reassure students
    • maintaining focus for learning
    • preparing students for the 2021 exams
    • lost learning – game plan
  • Delivering a blended learning model
    • adapting what we ‘normally’ do
    • ideas for keeping lessons interactive
  • Latest OCR news and issues arising – discussion and Q&A
  • Comprehensive course materials (emailed before the event)



9.30 – 10.45   Session 1

10.45 – 11.00  Stretch / refresh / discuss

11.00 – 12.15 Session 2

12.15-12.30    Chat will remain open


Emma Stephens

  • Emma is Director of Teaching and Quality at The 6th Form College Farnborough (an Ofsted   outstanding college)
  • she is an expert in her field whose students consistently attain excellent examination results
  • having taught all topics of the OCR course for many years she has a wealth of knowledge and ideas to share
  • Emma is an experienced A-Level PE Examiner and Team Leader (theory) and Practical Moderator (coursework), as well as a practised INSET tutor
  • author of the PEfocus (OCR endorsed) ‘Sports Psychology’ Teacher Resource File
  • a keen netballer and traveller – Emma’s scratch map is coming along nicely!

Afternoon 1.30-4.30

Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) – all you need to know and all your questions answered

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Outline: This session will explore the challenges faced when delivering the NEA in differing centre types – especially during the pandemic.  Pete will discuss current issues and best practice, while suggesting a range of solutions and teaching strategies.    There will be ample opportunity to raise questions – with a guarantee of straightforward, clear and accurate answers!


The webinar will include:

  • practical and EAPI
  • common challenges faced with solutions suggested
  • discussion and Q&A
  • comprehensive course materials (emailed before the event)



1.30 – 2.45     Session 1

2.45 – 3.00      Stretch / refresh / discuss

3.00 – 3.15      Session 2

3.15 – 3.30      Chat will remain open


Pete Bignall

  • is Director of Sport and Physical Education at Abingdon School
  • a highly experienced teacher of OCR A-level Physical Education
  • a professional, experienced Senior Moderator – with a clear understanding of the marking criteria
  • Pete oversees the annual Standardisation weekend for coursework moderators (practical and EAPI)
  • enjoys golf, a good coffee, a good book and regular running