Key Stage 3 Beginners Latin – Term 1


£6.00 per 45min lesson (£8.00 per hour). Term one of three of a one-year course.

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Important Note

This PX Classroom will only take place if a sufficient number of students reserve a place. To reserve a place, submit your order for this course as if you were going to buy it, but select ‘Direct Bank Transfer’ (not card payment) and only transfer the money much later once the Teacher has confirmed to you that the course will indeed take place (Do not create a new order in order to pay as that will purchase a second place on the course!). If the course does not run, there will be nothing to pay and your order will simply be cancelled.

Course Overview

This course is an introduction to Latin. It lays the groundwork for the PX Classrooms KS3 Intermediate Latin course. The course broadly follows the Cambridge Latin Course Book 1.

No prior knowledge of the subject is required. A minimum age of 11 is advised.

Course Method

Students must procure the following textbook in advance: Cambridge Latin Course Book 1. The 4th edition should be obtained (ISBN 9780521635431). A free online version can be found at

This class is held on Zoom and makes use of Google Classroom as a learning platform. This is an intimate class with a maximum of eight students in order to allow each student to engage verbally in translation and grammar exercises. We will discuss grammar points and Roman culture. There will also be some written grammar and translation exercises.

Vocabulary homework and a short written homework will be set each week (30 minutes total).

Course Details

Term 1 comprises 14 weekly lessons. Each lesson lasts 45 minutes.

This PX Classroom is held on Tuesdays at 1.30pm (London time zone) starting from Tuesday 10th September 2024. There will be no lesson during the half-term week which commences 28th October. The last lesson is due to be on 17th December 2024.

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