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Saturday 26th –

Thursday 31st July 2014

St John’s College

Durham University

Run by practising teachers for practising teachers

Supported by JACT and the Classical Association

ARLT Registered Charity no. 275052





Support on grammar, metre, set texts for new teachers.

Focus on hands-on approach to exams.

Ancient History lectures with focus on Augustus.

Experienced teachers deliver practical, pedagogical seminars on teaching Classics at every level.

AS & A2 Latin and Greek texts (Cicero, Propertius)

GCSE Latin  (new specification GCSE – verse and prose)

GCSE Classical Civilisation (life in Athens and Rome)

Source materials for Classical Civilisation topics (Greek Tragedy and Virgil)

Advanced Latin Grammar refresher course

Greek & Latin pronunciation, speaking Latin

Brush up your Latin & Greek

The Cambridge Latin Course (Books IV and V)

Junior & Prep School Latin

Classroom games

Tuition can be arranged for teachers who would like help with basic translation of set texts.  Please ask for more information.

SPEAKERS include

Llewellyn Morgan, Brasenose College

Penelope Goodman, University of Leeds

Ted Kaizer, Durham University

Peter Jones, author and classical campaigner

Alison Cooley, Warwick University

Melvin Cooley, Warwick School

Christopher Rowe, Durham University


Saturday 26th July (arrival after 4pm – drinks 6:30 – dinner 7:00pm)

Option Groups

8pm: Llewellyn Morgan: Aeneid


Sunday 27th July

Peter Heslin: Propertius and Myth

Peter Jones: Ancient solutions to modern problems

Option Groups

Out in Durham

Monday 28th July

Hadrian’s Wall day out or Binchester

Justin Blake on the latest finds on the Wall

Quiz & Bar

Tuesday 29th July

Nigel Hadfield: Testalingua software

Christopher Rowe on the OCR Greek prescription: Protagoras

Melvin Cooley on current research on the Flavian Lactor

Alison Cooley on the Pompeian Forum

Option groups


Wednesday 30th July

Ted Kaizer on Roman religion

Dr Sarah Miles on Electra

Option groups

Bar & Entertainment

Thursday 31 July

Augustus Day: 2000 years since Augustus’ death

Penelope Goodman on Augustus and his legacy

Departure: 14:30 approx.

Any additions or unavoidable changes to the programme will be posted at; Further information from the Director: Dr Tasos Aidonis, Charterhouse, Brooke Hall, GU7 2DX.

Accommodation: St John’s College, Durham.

  • Modern, comfortable, newly opened facilities.
  • From the city centre: free bus from train station to Cathedral (very near St John’s)
  • Direct trains from London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Reading, Edinburgh, Newcastle & Manchester.



(also downloadable from website)

Total cost:   £ 375 – should be met by your school’s INSET budget

1st time at ARLT INSET   £100 off full price (thanks to Angela Felgate’s generous bequest)

Student:   £ 150 (you may still apply for bursary)

Daily rate (24 hours):   £ 85 (B&B)

Non-resident    £ 65 per day  (includes lunch and dinner)

Bursaries (variable up to £100) On application with support from Headteacher or PGCE co--ordinator

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Send to the Summer School Secretary: Alison Henshaw

1 Quaker Close, Melbourne, Derbyshire. DE73 8GW

Balance by 10th June