A bespoke Latin programme delivered to Y5 and 6 children from a local primary school by our Sixth Form students.
- To share a love of classics with younger pupils
- To give an opportunity for students to experience teaching and mentoring
- To increase literacy skills
- To heighten communication skills
The project is part of a nationwide initiative using the Minumis programme to deliver Latin to primary school children. Students from Farnborough Hill have been involved for 10 years.
Resources are minimal: students deliver the course after school at St Bernadette's, making use of the Minimus books and some IT.
Farnborough Hill students:
Classics degrees, UCAS, communication, confidence, consolidates learning, lesson planning, responsibility, time-keeping
St Bernadette's pupils: literacy, language skills, extending and stretching, intellectually challenging, calm learning environment, confidence, positive role models, opportunity to enter competition
Five Sixth Form students and Y5 & 6 primary school students
Weekly lessons during term time