Description

Learning Latin is a liberation from insularity and provides an opening to ancient cultures. Learning Latin skills your mind in modern thinking and learning. Latin is the expressive side of English – German is the label side. Latin fosters pupils’ curiosity and deepens their understanding and expression of the world. Our Lower school pupils learn to express their ideas and thoughts in Latin speech and in writing, become better thinkers and learners.

Assessment

Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.

Homework

Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of researching key concepts, quizzes for recapitulation and subject related fun, completion of coursework.

Reporting

Parents have 24 /7 access to all of their children’s coursework, grades and teacher feedback. Additionally parents can arrange consultations with teachers at mutually convenient times.

Lower school Latin will teach pupils how to use Latin to improve their learning of every other subject in the curriculum and beyond.

  • Learning the main links between English and Latin
  • Learning and pronouncing Latin words confidently
  • Build on an understanding of basic English grammar in order to recognise and describe the way languages work
  • Learn how to read, write and understand basic Latin sentences

Reading list/set texts to be decided.

The Teacher

Mr. Sebastian

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How to apply

Our school is nearly always full, with very few school places!

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