Latin teaching at Westminster Academy

Partner: Westminster Academy, 255 Harrow Road, London
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

Goal: To impart a knowledge, understanding and love the Ancient World in pupils, and to achieve the best GCSE results possible with the students taking public exams. The project began in January 2015. Each Friday a UCS teacher teaches two classes of Latin to students at Westminster Academy.  The first two students in WA’s history did Latin GCSE last Summer (2016): both achieved an A*.  

Aims of the project

To stretch students at higher ability end by offering a challenging GCSE in a reduced period of time

Background and goals

The project began in January 2015. Each Friday a UCS teacher teaches two classes of Latin to students at Westminster Academy.  

Resources

UCS Teacher and Westminster Academy classroom.  

Impact

The first two students in WA’s history did Latin GCSE last Summer (2016): both achieved an A*.  

Pupil involvement

GCSE. 

Frequency and duration

Weekly.