Classics teaching to Ursuline Convent High School

Partner: Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School (1)
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

Weekly lessons in Greek to pupils after school, Weekly lessons in A Level Classical Civilisation to 10 pupils. 

Aims of the project

The aim is to teach pupils at the Ursuline Convent School A Level lessons on a weekly basis, to enable them to gain confidence and decide whether they want to continue to learn the Classics. They will be taught 4 Greek plays and our teachers will also mark these. 

Background and goals

A teacher at Brentwood School has a contact at the state school (Sara Sullivan) and offered the services or our teachers and pupils.


Weekly dispensing of our teachers and pupils (4-5) to walk to the state school.


The Head of Ursuline has commented that pupils have benefitted greatly from the Greek teaching.

Pupil involvement

Four-five pupils from each school are involved.

Frequency and duration

This occurs weekly for an ongoing period of time.