Thursday 22nd –Sunday 25th July 2010

The Ridge, Ranmoor Village,  Sheffield University 


  • Focus on hands-on approach to set texts, Ancient History, grammar.
  • Experienced teachers deliver practical, pedagogical seminars on teaching Classics at every level.
  • AS & A2 Latin and Greek texts (Cicero, Tacitus, Hippolytus)
  • GCSE Latin  (new specification GCSE – verse and prose)
  • GCSE Classical Civilisation (life in Athens and Rome)
  • IB Latin set texts (Horace and Catullus)
  • Source materials for Classical Civilisation topics (Greek Tragedy and Virgil)
  • Advanced Latin Grammar refresher course
  • Greek & Latin pronunciation
  • Brush up your Latin
  • The Communicative Approach to Teaching Latin
  • The Cambridge Latin Course (Books II and IV)
  • 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

Steven Green, Leeds University

Peter Heslin, Durham University

Peter Jones, author and classical campaigner

Clare Kelly-Blazeby, Leeds University

Robin Osborne, King’s College, Cambridge

Costas Panayiotakis, Glasgow University

Robert Patrick, USA specialist on the communicative approach

Jeremy Patterson, Newcastle University

Lorna Robinson, Iris Project

Kathryn Tempest, Roehampton University

David West, Newcastle University


Thursday 22nd July (arrival after 4pm – drinks 6:30 – dinner 7:00pm)

8pm: Robin Osborne on Empire

Friday 23rd July

Robin Osborne – Ancient History seminar: The Athenian Empire

Peter Jones: Aeneid I

Peter Heslin: Virgil and Pompeian frescoes

Robert Patrick on The Communicative Approach

Costas Panayiotakis on Roman Comedy

Option Groups

Saturday 24th July

David West on Horace

Jeremy Patterson: Tacitus on the Nature of Power

Clare Kelly-Blazeby on Greek Symposia

Steven Green on Roman Religion

Hellenic Bookservice – all day

Option Groups

 Classical Quiz

 Sunday 25th July

Lorna Robinson on the Iris Project

Kathryn Tempest on Cicero

 Option groups

Departure: 14:30 approx.

 Any additions or unavoidable changes to the programme will be posted at

  Further information from the Director:  Dr Tasos Aidonis, Fettes College, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EH4 1QX. or the ARLT website


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