Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association Teachers’ Day
Saturday 3 February 2018
9.30 - 9.45: Arrival, coffee and welcome
9.45 - 11.30: Feedback on the new GCE and GCSE specifications in Latin; discussion of the new specification in Classical Civilisation (Alex Orgee, OCR Subject Specialist – Classics)
11.30 – 11.45: Coffee break
11.45 – 12.45: Either: Teaching from material culture and images – Hannah Cornwell, University of Birmingham
Or: Teaching Minimus – Barbara Bell, Primary Latin Project
12.45 – 1.30: Lunch
1.30 – 2.30: Either: Odysseus and the Mycenaean World – Guy Kirkham-Smith
Or: Greek and Roman Religion – Ken Dowden, University of Birmingham
2.30 – 3.00: Classics for All Electra Programme: introducing Greek Clubs in schools – Kirsty McAlister, Edgbaston High School
3.00 – 4.00: Heroism in Homer and Virgil – Helen Lovatt, Nottingham University
4.00 – 4.30: Tea, final questions and departure
Please contact Joanna Johnson at Solihull School (JohnsonJ@SolSch.org.uk) to register your interest.
The cost of the event is £40 per attendee which can be paid on the day. Receipts can be supplied after the event. Schools do not need to be a member of the Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association to attend.
Sheffield branch of the Classical Association, founded in 1920