Resources

Here is a selection of useful websites which contain a wealth of information about Classics teaching. If you can't find what you are looking for or would like some specific advice on a particular topic, please contact Hannah Walsh (h.walsh@bristol.ac.uk).

Teaching Resources:

Classics for All: http://classicsforall.org.uk/get-involved/schools/resources/ Information about the use of multi-media resources in Classics and a guide to setting up Classics in schools.

The Classics Library: http://www.theclassicslibrary.com/ Like TES but for Classics teachers: sharing news, events, resources and ideas about Classics teaching. It's free to join but you will need to register to access the resources.

Classics Resources: www.classicsresources.info A whole host of useful websites and resources relating to the study of the Ancient World. Use this website to find online collections of literary or historical texts, epigraphic resources, maps of the ancient world and much more.

Minimus: http://www.minimus-etc.co.uk/ Information about the popular Minimus Latin course for primary school students. Student worksheets, scheme of works and teacher resources are available to download for free.

Maximum Classics and Mega Greek: These courses combine foundation Latin and Greek language learning with work on classical civilisation and culture. Aimed primarily at KS2 students, these resources can also be used at lower KS3. All session plans, teacher guides, PowerPoints and worksheets can be downloaded for free from https://maximumclassics.com/ (although please email charlie.m.andrew@gmail.com) to request login details and a password first. Maximum Classics course overview (PDF, 714kB) Mega Greek course overview (PDF, 1,099kB)

Gorilla Greek: http://www.gorillagreek.com/ An appealing introduction to Ancient Greek.

Literacy through Classics: http://literacythroughclassics.weebly.com/ Some fantastic resources for primary schools on Latin, Greek, The Romans and The Celts designed by Classics students and staff at Swansea University

The Iris Project: http://www.irisproject.org.uk/ Resources for primary schools on Latin, Greek, Ancient Theatre and Storytelling

Classics in Communities: https://classicsincommunities.org/teaching-materials/

The Open University – Introducing Ancient Greek: http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/greek/index.html

Why Classics? A presentation (Classics colloquium presentation (Office document, 9,934kB)) delivered to PGCE students at the University of Bristol in June 2016 – includes tips and practical resources about setting up Classics clubs in schools (see Resource starter pack (PDF, 2,344kB)).

Organisations offering training:

Cymru Wales Classics Hub: http://cymruwalesclassicshub.weebly.com/ CWCH supports the teaching of Classics in Wales. They run some fantastic teacher training events and conferences which are open to all current or prospective Classics teachers.

Association for Latin Teaching: http://www.arlt.co.uk/ Summer schools and refresher days for teachers.

Classical Association: http://www.classicalassociation.org/ INSET days for teachers and conferences

Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies: http://www.hellenicsociety.org.uk/ The society aims to help those engaged in Hellenic Studies at all levels. It can provide grants to schools, and organises a series of lectures and conferences.

Exam boards:

OCR: http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/by-subject/classics/ Offering Latin, Ancient Greek and Classical Civilisation at both GCSE and A Level, and Ancient History at A Level.

WJEC (Eduqas): http://www.eduqas.co.uk/qualifications/latin/ Offering Latin at GCSE.

AQA: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/classical-civilisation/gcse/classical-civilisation-4020 Currently offering Classical Civilisation at GCSE and A Level but the last exam series for students taking the these qualifications will be June 2018. AQA is not developing new qualifications.

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