Latin

 

Latin is taught to the girls for two terms in Year 6.  By following the Cambridge Latin Course, we are able to introduce the girls to the rudimentary vocabulary and grammar whilst exploring what life was like for those living in Ancient Rome.

With a sound grasp of the basics quickly established, the girls soon discover the joy of verb conjugation and the satisfaction that can be derived from translation.

An understanding of Latin not only assists the girls in so many of their other subjects but also enables a much deeper appreciation of Western European culture. Art, literature, law, science, politics and religion are all areas which have been heavily influenced by Latin. Our aim is to enthuse the girls in such a way that makes them keen to develop their awareness of this magnificent language at senior school level and even beyond!