Summer Schools, Workshops and Weekend Courses are available for students of all the Classical subjects. Further details of 2013 Summer Schools listed below are now becoming available.
The Association for Latin Teaching
Run by practising teachers
for practising teachers
The 2013 ARLT Summer School will be held at Roehampton University, and will be directed by Alex Smith.
Some highlights for next year include the Pompeii
exhibit in the British Museum, Kaloi Kagathoi doing 'Medea the Musical',
a new panel style discussion on various aspects of Classics Teaching and
a host of stimulating lectures. We have a limit on numbers, so you will
need to apply early to guarantee a place.
Dates: 23rd -
Download from the ARLT website:
JOINT ASSOCIATION OF CLASSICAL TEACHERS SUMMER SCHOOL
IN ANCIENT GREEK 2013
BRYANSTON SCHOOL, BLANDFORD, DORSET
Sunday 28th July - Saturday 10th August 2013
to be held at Bryanston School, Dorset
The waiting list for the 2013 Summer School is now closed and no more applications can be considered.
The 2014 Summer School will take place at Bryanston School, Dorset, from 27th July to 9th August 2014.
Application material will become available in early December 2013 and can be obtained by sending a Stamped Self-Addressed envelope (C5 = half A4 size) to Mrs EM Warren, Claremont House, 5 Merlin Haven, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7BA. Overseas students should telephone +44 (0)1453 842290 or email the JACT Office - firstname.lastname@example.org - to give a postal address so that an application pack can be sent, and should not send a Stamped Addressed envelope.
All applications should be submitted by the end of March 2014 at the latest. If the Summer School is fully subscribed by the end of March only beginners and near beginners will be able to go on a waiting list.
Further information about the 2014 Summer School will be put on the website in the autumn along with the Director's report on the 2013 Summer School. It is possible to send an SAE from now on, but nothing will be sent out until December.
Places are still available at the Durham Summer School, especially
for beginners and post-beginners (see below for details).
Places are still available at the Durham Summer School, especially for beginners and post-beginners (see below for details).
This is a residential course intended mainly for school and university students. Students must have reached their sixteenth birthday by the start of the course. Anyone over 25 wishing to come should discuss their circumstances with the Secretary before applying (see address below or phone 01453 842290).
The course provides intensive instruction in Greek to complete beginners, to intermediate students at various levels up to GCSE or equivalent standard, and to advanced students (i.e. post GCSE standard) who want to read more literature, again at several levels. Teaching will be in small groups (normally 6 - 10) and a considerable amount of private study will be needed between teaching sessions.
In addition to these there will be a programme of evening lectures and afternoon seminars on aspects of Greek culture and an excursion will be arranged to a nearby place of interest. Two plays will be produced, a comedy and a tragedy, one on the middle Sunday (in translation) and the other on the final Friday evening (in Greek).
Total fees will be £630 comprising tuition and residence (full board and lodging). Sponsors of the Summer School have provided a fund to give grants to those who cannot afford the full cost and who cannot get grants from other sources. All application packs contain a bursary application form.
Application packs (forms and further information) can be obtained from the Course Secretary, Mrs Elizabeth Warren, Claremont House, 5 Merlin Haven, Wotton-under-Edge, GL12 7BA from early December 2012 to March 2013. Please enclose a stamped and self-addressed envelope (C5 = half A4 size). Places will be offered after the close of the application period (31st March) as priority will be given to beginners and certain other categories if the summer school is oversubscribed. Offers will be sent out before the end of April. Late applicants may be able to go on a waiting list, but this will be restricted to the highest priority categories.
Overseas students should either send an email to email@example.com with their postal address so that the application pack can be sent to them, or they can telephone Mrs Warren on +44 (0)1453 842290.
The report on the 2012 summer school can be read by clicking here.
2013 JACT Classical Civilisation and Ancient History Summer School
Repton, Derbyshire, 13-18 July 2013
The JACT Classical Civilisation and Ancient History summer school is open to anyone interested in the ancient world and is aimed primarily at students aged 16 to 19. With sessions on drama, epic, history, language, mythology and philosophy the summer school is designed both for students who have never studied the classical world before and for those who want to extend their existing knowledge.
There is also a chance to take part in a performance on the last night of the summer school. Whether you prefer comedy or tragedy, whether you want to be a star or work backstage, there will be a place for you in the production.
For further details and application forms, please visit the summer school website at www.ccsummerschool.info
JOINT ASSOCIATION OF CLASSICAL TEACHERS
LATIN SUMMER SCHOOL 2013
WELLS CATHEDRAL SCHOOL, SOMERSET
The 33rd residential JACT Latin Summer School will once again be held at Wells Cathedral School in Somerset. The school, dating from 909, is set in a series of beautiful buildings which form part of the cathedral complex. The Latin Summer School offers students the opportunity for intensive language study, with tutors drawn from both schools and universities. Working in small groups arranged according to experience and ability, the school caters for students at every level from beginner to high-flyer.
All meals and tuition are included in the residential fee. Accommodation is provided in shared rooms within boarding houses on the school site. Facilities include tennis courts and a swimming pool, with the local shops and market just a few minutes away.
For full details and an application form, please go to
For full details and an application form, please go to www.latincamp.co.uk
for a report on the 2012 Summer School click
for a report on the 2012 Summer School click here.
2013 DURHAM LATIN AND GREEK SUMMER SCHOOL
St John’s College, University of Durham, 20th – 27th July 2013
This summer school is for all ages over 16, from sixth form students to lifelong learners. With accommodation in an extremely attractive college very close to the cathedral, we enjoy working hard in a delightful environment.
Courses will be offered in both languages at four levels from beginners to advanced with three one-hour sessions each day. In the evenings there will be lectures and other events, and there will be optional afternoon classes on various topics such as grammar or metre, as well as a trip to Hadrian’s Wall.
Further details are now available by following one of the hyperlinks below. We are likely to be able to offer a number of bursaries thanks to the subsidies from our sponsors (see report).
New this year: 30 en suite rooms (for an extra £10 per night) in a new building.
Rooms with en suite facilities are now fully booked, but applicants can ask to be put on a waiting list for one of these rooms in case anyone has to withdraw.
We will have the facility for booking online in the new year.
LAMPETER SUMMER WORKSHOP IN GREEK AND LATIN 2012
The Workshop welcomes participants from
London Summer School in Classics
Location: University College London
Date: 9-18th July 2013 (not including the weekend)
Introduction: The Summer School offers eight days of intensive teaching in Greek and Latin. There are four language classes each day as well as lectures, epigraphy workshops and a debate, between 10.30 and 16.30. The course is not residential, and there is no teaching during the weekend.
Closing date for applications: 1st June 2013
Further information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/classics/engagement/summerschool
Euroclassica Summer Schools
Study trips for 6th formers in other European countries: spend a few days working with other enthusiastic young classics students from all over Europe.
Euroclassica (the federation of classics teachers’ associations in Europe) are offering three summer schools: in Chios, Greece; in Valencia (Saguntum), Spain; and Dubrovnik (Ragusa), Croatia. The Chios summer school offers a course on Homer with ancient and modern Greek language; the Academia Saguntina in Spain offers life and drama in Greece and Rome; and the Dubrovnik one deals with Greek and Latin literature including later Latin. English is the working language of all three summer schools, but there will be the opportunity to practise using a second language with the other students. Please see the links for full details, but please note the fees include everything except travel to and from the venues.
If you would like further details please contact John Bulwer, the JACT representative within Euroclassica, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The 16th Academia Homerica will take place 12-21 July 2013, in Athens and on the island of Chios
Click here for details.
The ACADEMIA SAGUNTINA, European School in Classical Civilisation,
Sunday 30 June - Sunday 7 July 2013
Saguntum (Valencia), Spain
Click here for details.
EUROCLASSICA ACADEMIA RAGUSINA TERTIA
Dubrovnik – Collegium Ragusinum
23-28 March 2013
Click here for details.
8-WEEK INTENSIVE GREEK AND LATIN SUMMER SCHOOL,
June 24th – August 15th 2013
For the 14th year running, the Department of Classics at UCC offers an intensive
8-week summer school for beginners with parallel courses in Latin and Ancient Greek. The courses are primarily aimed at postgraduate students in diverse disciplines who need to acquire a knowledge of either of the languages for further study and research, and at teachers whose schools would like to reintroduce Latin and Greek into their curriculum. Undergraduate students are more than welcome to apply as well.
The basic grammar will be covered in the first 6 weeks and a further 2 weeks will be spent reading original texts.
For further information and an application form see our website:
or contact the Director of the Summer School: Ms.Vicky Janssens, Department of Classics, University College Cork, Ireland, tel.: +353 21 4903618/2359, fax: +353 21 4903277, email: email@example.com