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Achieving A/A* grades in Edexcel A A-level Economics

Economics 16-18 Teacher Training

Sam Schmitt, Andrew Sykes

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Why attend?

Explore how to embed the key skills and exam techniques your students’ will need to achieve the highest grades in the exams.
  • Review A* example essays and data response exemplars to understand the depth required to achieve the highest grades
  • Build the skills needed to read, understand and answer all exam questions under time pressure
  • Expert advice from experienced senior examiner Sam Schmitt and the CORE Economics team representative, Andrew Sykes
Course code: EC260618


9.45am Registration and coffee
10.00am Achieving A/A* grades in the micro and macro essays
  • Building chains of analysis and evaluation
  • Reviewing exemplar A* essays
  • Essay planning and structures
11.15am Morning coffee
11.30am Improving micro and macro exam technique
  • Review of A*/A data response exemplars
  • Understanding the levels
  • Writing in the required depth under time pressure
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm Paper 3 exam focus
  • Paper 3 essays and data response answers
  • Understanding the role of application — case studies
2.30pm Afternoon tea
3.00pm Resource and skills focus
  • Multi-choice questions
  • Focus on quantitative skills: data, calculations and diagrams
  • Useful resources
4.00pm Course ends

Course code: ECE260618


Sam Schmitt - Presenter
Sam Schmitt - Presenter
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Andrew Sykes - Presenter
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