Socio-cultural studies with Contemporary sporting issues Tuesday 1 March 9.30-12.30

Socio-cultural studies with Contemporary sporting issues Tuesday 1 March 9.30-12.30

£110.00 .

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In this webinar, teaching and learning strategies to promote engaging lesson delivery and long-term learning will be explored. It will include teaching, learning and assessment of specification content, and is suitable for socio-cultural teachers at all levels of experience.  Course materials will be emailed before the event.


Sport and Society – Pre-industrial to the 21st Century

  • social-cultural factors that shaped the characteristics of and participation in sport
  • tracking the socio-cultural factors through time
  • using sporting case studies to bring the past alive
  • 21st Century – globalisation of sport
  • media coverage, freedom of movement and greater exposure
  • Exam questions
  • techniques for student success

Contemporary Sporting Issues

  • Media and Commercialisation
  • bringing this topic area to life – practical application
  • memory retrieval and retention – workable and effective strategies
  • Routes to Sporting Excellence
  • using command words to understand the content
  • developing skills in qualitative analysis
  • The 10-mark synoptic question
  • understanding – requirements, timings, focus
  • achievable strategies for higher attainment for all of our students
  • exploration of recent questions



9.30 – 10.45          Session One

10.45 – 11.00          Stretch / refresh / discuss

11.00 – 12.15         Session Two

12.15 – 12.30          Chat will remain open


Tutor Profile – Alan Reed

Having taught all components of the OCR course for nearly 20 years, Alan is an extremely effective, successful and approachable teacher of A level PE. As Head of PE/Sport at Esher Sixth Form College, he is known for his active, engaging approach to teaching and learning which includes regular retrieval and recall opportunities. Alan has considerable examining experience.


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