GCSE PE road cycling

by Super Domestique   September 24, 2013  

Hi all.

Does anyone have a son or daughter that has done this?

If so, what criteria / requirement list was there?

My son is doing the mtbing side and we have watched a few videos as I am currently making his with him. However the road ones I watched seem less obivous as to what the more techinical aspects they are looking for. I had planned to shoot one of these as a plan B video (he has to have 4 specialist sports anyway) but am looking for the listing like the mtbing one.

I found that one on the web and his teacher confirmed it was correct. I can't find the road version so thought I'd see if the good people of road.cc had one?

Thanks

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I Did it last year what board is your son doing Thinking

posted by DylanChurchill [14 posts]
24th September 2013 - 11:42

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Board?
Is that area? Sorry I'm not sure what that is.

posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts]
24th September 2013 - 12:53

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The exam board that your son is doing his GCSEs with (OCR, AQA or EDEXCEL). each board has different criteria as to what must be demonstrated in a video :)I did EDEXCEL and you had to pick up on things like "hand and feet position, early positioning etc". I did road so not to sure about what the mtb criteria is like. If I find my out video out ill put it up here Smile

posted by Pete Draper [2 posts]
24th September 2013 - 18:20

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Just checked with him, it's EDEXCEL.

posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts]
24th September 2013 - 18:58

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Ok sorry, long time since I was at school!

Yes please Pete. I have the mtb criteria, but they want black runs and everything which isn't the off-road riding we do.

If you prefer, please email me the video, if not please post it up here. Very useful I'd imagine.

He (my son) fits the Allez and rides it, needs a but more practice clipping in and out but he only started that at the end of August and that was just 2 rides.

posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts]
24th September 2013 - 18:59

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Here's what I've found:

Video evidence should clearly show all the assessment requirements of
the selected physical activity, which will probably require a combination
of:
• wide-angled shots, to give an overall perspective
• closer range shots, to show aspects such as stance, posture and
position
• close-up shots to show specific requirements and techniques, for
example grips in racquet activities.
In order that all the assessment requirements are shown it may be
useful for the video to be accompanied by a commentary, or storyboard,
and also that, where possible, the assessment requirements be shown ‘in
order’.

Section 2.2: Analysis of performance requires all students to undertake
an analysis of performance, which is made up of five separate
components:
• 2.2.1: Rules, regulations and terminology
• 2.2.2: Observe and analyse performance
• 2.2.3: Evaluate performance
• 2.2.4: Plan strategies, tactics and practices
• 2.2.5: Plan a Personal Exercise Programme (PEP).

Students must be able to:
• show their knowledge and understanding of the rules, regulations and
terminology of a selected physical activity
• observe and analyse performance in physical activity
• evaluate performance in physical activity and recognise strengths and
areas for improvement
• plan strategies, tactics and practices to improve skills and performance
• plan a Personal Exercise Programme to improve their fitness and
performance.

But you probably knew that already.

To get into the top band of marks, (level 4) these are some assessment objectives:

Students demonstrate a clear understanding of the rules and/or regulations of competition and the
ability to apply them. They show a clear understanding of the technical terms appropriate for the
activity at this level.
Where students present work in a written format grammar, spelling and punctuation will be
accurate. Appropriate technical language will be correctly used.

Students will observe and analyse performance and make and use a variety of recognised
techniques. They link detailed analysis of all aspects into comprehensive feedback.
Where students present work in a written format grammar, spelling and punctuation will be
accurate. Appropriate technical language will be correctly used.

Students will evaluate, the strengths and limitations of performances, accurately against the perfect
model. They provide a detailed evaluation that will link all aspects of the analysis into comprehensive
and detailed feedback.

Students demonstrate a very good knowledge of and ideas for practices to improve performance.
They plan more complex strategies and explain advanced tactics to improve performance. They have
very good and clear documentation for the analysis. They will evaluate the evidence and suggest
ways to improve performance on the basis of this evidence.

Students will produce clear and ample evidence of a well-designed Personal Exercise Programme
which shows improvement in their personal fitness over a 6-week period, taking their performance
to a higher level.

Sir Velo

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posted by Raleigh [1733 posts]
24th September 2013 - 22:09

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I didn't do that GCSE, but it just from looking at the markscheme, it seems fairly straightforward to get into the top brackets.

Its kind of like they've give you the answers before walking into an exam, just make sure that all of the objectives are done, and there's nothing that they can take marks away for.

Sir Velo

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posted by Raleigh [1733 posts]
24th September 2013 - 22:11

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Thanks all.

Really nice to see a couple of non-regular posters willing to help out too.

posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts]
25th September 2013 - 8:12

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You can do a GCSE in riding your bike?!

At least that's one I would have passed...

Last night I would have considered trading a very loud baby for a really nice bike.

posted by notfastenough [3468 posts]
25th September 2013 - 11:08

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If only you knew how many times I've said that!

You do overall PE but then 4 main sports. My son is doing mtbing, football, rugby and a general fitness (gym, nutrition, etc) one.

posted by Super Domestique [1653 posts]
25th September 2013 - 11:11

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