Click on the term links to take you to the more detailed version of the syllabus. The homework and planning pages will give you the daily outline.

Assessment is both formative (in-class work) and summative (through regularly scheduled tests). Exercises to develop the students' understanding of language and grammar will be drawn from the 'Practising the Language' sections in the Cambridge Latin Course as well as the student workbook which accompanies the course (not necessary to buy). Students will be encouraged to ask questions, complete exercises,, deliver projects and offer presentations on the history and cultural elements of the course.

First Term


Stages 10-12 (Cambridge Latin Course Book One); 13-14 (Cambridge Latin Course Book Two).

  • Language topics: singular and plural; adjectives (agreements); superlatives; faveo and credo; infinitives; irregular verbs: nolovolo, and possum; adjectives; relative clauses; imperfect tense of possum
  • History and Culture topics: education; elections; Vesuvius; Roman Britain; Celts
Second Term


Stages 14-16 (Cambridge Latin Course Book Two).

Adjectives; relative clauses; volo, nolo, possum (imperfect tense); pluperfect tense.

  Roman Britain (cont.); King Cogidubnus; Fishbourne Roman palace

Third Term


Stages 17-18 of the Cambridge Latin Course Book Two.

  • Language topics: genitive case; gender; demonstrative pronouns: hic  and ille, is, ea, id.
  • History and Culture topics: Alexandria and Egypt; glassmaking.


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