The Association for Latin Teaching

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Visualising War Project

Designed to investigate how war is thought of and written about, including how it is taught in the secondary school curriculum.  More information and links to sign-up here - and Check their website.  


Website developments

Please note that there will shortly be a redevelopment of this website.


Summer School Option Groups Change of Leader and title of Option D4, Teaching and Learning of Latin .


Online Latin/Greek

Does anyone know of any online Greek/Latin reading groups for adults?  Please contact Margaret Page if you can help.


ARLT Summer School 2021

Online booking is now live:


Refresher Day 2021

Resources and Feedback form  available here.


Latin Reading Competition

Results of the 2021 competition now available here


Summer School 2021

Further details now available here


CA Conference

Registration is open for this year’s CA Conference online 6 – 8 April 2021.  Register for free here.


Proposal for the establishment of an intermediate-level (pre-GCSE ) certificate in Classical Greek.      More details here


An International Student's Guide to UK University (COVID-19)

the guide is free, informative, and relevant to these times. More here.


ARLT  Autumn Teachmeet 2020 online:

Resources produced  for this event are listed here and available in the Teachers’ section (login required)


Open Book Publishers

The Bavarian Commentary and Ovid is the first complete critical edition and translation of the earliest preserved commentary on Ovid’s Metamorphoses. This title is freely available to read and download in PDF format. Details here


ARLT  Autumn Teachmeet 2020 online:

This teachmeet is designed to bring teachers together to discuss pedagogy and best practice in the classroom, especially in light of current circumstances. For details and link to sign-up, go here


CATB Exam Survey

The Classical Association Teaching Board would like feedback from Classics teachers on this year’s GCSE and A Level grade awarding process and the ongoing impact of school closures on preparations for next year’s exams. Please fill in this short questionnaire which will allow us to provide support where needed and to liaise with the exam boards about the impact on schools and on pupils.

Thank you, Jess Dixon, CATB Exams Officer


Coming soon

ARLT “TeachMeet online”

Saturday 10th October, directed by Rachael Hopley. Detals to follow


Summer School 2020

Report here. Resources now available in the For Teachers section (login required)


Classical Association CPD day on Ancient History, on Thursday 23 July online. More info. here.


Delay to new set texts for Latin and Classical Greek

From OCR here:


Summer School 2020

Booking now open


Summer School 2020 update. Provisional timetable and option groups available here


Summer School 2020

is going online. Check here


CA online teaching resources: in response to increasing demand for online resources to support home learning during lock-down, the Classical Association has expanded its Guide to Online Teaching Resources. Read more..


Eduqas GCSE Latin Paper 3 Narratives :Pliny The Eruption of Vesuvius. 8 files produced by Lauren Bright for Refresher Day 2020, now available here


Ofqual GCSEs and A levels 2020 update

Message from  Rhian Dent

Senior Manager – Standards, Ofqual. Read here


New digital resources for teaching Classics in the ForTeachers section


Coronavirus ARLT Summer School 2020

Whilst we are currently expecting the Summer School to go ahead as advertised, the situation may change in line with government advice or instruction. In the present climate of uncertainty, we have decided to temporarily suspend bookings for this event. Please check back here regularly for further updates.


Latin and Greek readings

A wide range of recordings of Latin and Greek texts is now available here


ARLT Latin Reading Competition 2020

The results of this year’s competition are now available here.


Refresher Day 2020

Resources produced for this day are now available here


Summer School 2020

Further details and Booking Form now available here

15.1.20 - updated 20.1.20

Bursaries for Schoolteachers at CA Conference 2020

The CA is offering all schoolteachers the opportunity to attend the Swansea conference (17 -20 April) for a fee of just £29.  Details are on their website here: - Or  download .pdf

Conference website:

 Registration website:


ARLT Refresher Day 2020

Full information now available here.


Margaret Drury

Long-time member and Vic e President of ARLT , Margaret sadly passed away today. Funeral to take place Monday 27th January at York Minster. The arrangements are here. (And  further details available from the webmaster)


ARLT Latin Reading Competition -details of the 2020 competition are now available here


The Unexpected Benefits of Learning Latin for Children


More resources from the Summer School available here. Login required.


The Actors of Dionysus are offering outreach drama and Classics workshops for pupils at key stage 3 and above - more


Check here for a report on the 2019 Summer School


JCT, the Journal of Classics Teaching is now online and open access


ARLT Refresher Day 2020

To be directed by Jessica Dixon at the London Oratory School on Saturday 7th March. Details here in due course.


Latin Reading Competition: the results for this year’s competition are now available here


ARLT Refresher Day 2019: teaching resources produced for this event are now available. Go to login for access.


ARLT Summer School 2019:

Download amended flyer and booking form here


The Ultimate Guide to University interviews - and,by the same author more


8-week intensive Greek and Latin Summer School, University College Cork, Ireland ; June 17th – August 8th 2019 - details here


Dates for your Diary:

ARLT Refresher Day: at Loughborough Grammar School

 2 March 2019 -  Details

ARLT Summer School 2019

at Cheltenham College:

29.7.19 - 2.8.19  - Details


Memorial Service

for Roger Davies: on Saturday 6th October, 11.00am, Lord Wandsworth College, in The Gavin Hall. Contact Gill Kelly for details.



The ARLT Privacy Policy  is now available for download here.


Read the obituary for former ARLT member, Helen Anscomb.


Advance warning:

At the end of this month, Serif Web Resources is closing its  support for “Smart Objects”. This means a forced change in the way a number of pages on the ARLT  site operate, including the Registration and the Teachers’ Resources page. Please visit  login page, to see how to re-register.  


Read the Obituary

for Roger Davies, available here.


Announcement of competition 2018-2019

The Academy Vivarium novum is offering ten full-tuition scholarships for high school students (16-18 years old) and twenty-eight full-tuition scholarships for University students (18-24 years old) of any part of the world. Full details here.


Results of the ARLT Latin Reading Competition are now available here.


Summer School 2018: booking form revised.


Refresher Day: full details and booking form now available here


Further details and Booking Form for Summer School 2018 at Uppingham School now available here


Yet more sadness today, with the passing of Robert West, after a long illness. His Obituary is here.


It is with great sadness that we announce the death of  Roger Davies. Tributes and obituary.


Confirmed dates  for ARLT 2018 Refresher Day,

Saturday 3 March, Nower Hill

Summer School:

Monday 30 July - Friday 3 August Uppingham School, Rutland


8-Week Intensive Greek and Latin Summer School,

University College Cork, Ireland

June 18th – August 9th 2018

Details here


ARLT Latin Reading Competition 2018: details for the competition are now available here


You can follow ARLT on Twitter and on Facebook


Summer School 2017

Here is the report on our Summer School at Uppingham. You may expect further additions and amendments over the next few days.


Institute of Continuing Education, University of Cambridge, Madingley Hall,

We are now inviting applications for our 2017/18 programme of part-time Certificate and Diploma courses  at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). Details here


A Latin teacher

 is needed for pupils aged 10-13 years at a Prep School in East Midlands. One day per week from September. Contact the Head.


Announcement of Competition

The Academy Vivarium Novum .. Applications closed


Summer School 2017

The venue and dates for the 2017 Summer School  are as follows:

Uppingham School,  Rutland

Mon.31st July - Friday 4th August

Further details here


ARLT Refresher Day 2017

Resource materials from this INSET day can now be found  here , more to be added.


Reading Competition 2017

Results of the ARLT Latin Reading Competition are now available  here


Latin set text recordings

Readings made by ARLT for the Latin set texts for 2017 are now available here


Classics for All

For technical reasons to do with updating computers, Peter Jones has lost many of the email addresses of the CfA reviewers. Would they please email him at his new address - - to help restore the service.


It is with sadness that we report the recent death of Peter Newey, a faithful supporter of ARLT.


Five best books on Learning Latin

Harry Mount and Katie Walker discuss.

Also available as a podcast


National Curriculum grade descriptors for Latin available on the syllabus page


Imperium Latin Course by Julian Morgan:

Now available free of charge from TES Resources. Full details here.


Virgil Society:

Recording of Aeneid Book IV, directed by John Hazel on our audio page


Higher Education Academy

Workshop and Project materials now available in the For Teachers section. Login required.


Joan Newey

Read the obituary for Joan Newey here


With the merger of JACT and the CA, the teaching materials which were formerly hosted on the JACT website, will now be available on this site. To access the materials, you will need to register and/or login, in the normal way.


Joan Newey

It is with great sadness that we report the death of ARLT member, Joan Newey, who passed away on Sunday 21st December. Our condolences go out to Peter. her husband.  The funeral will be on 16th January 2015 at 3.00pm at the Downs crematorium, Brighton. Anyone from ARLT would be very welcome.


The History of ARLT in Latin

Read John Hazel’s account here


New from Open Book Publishers:

Tacitus Annals 15.20­-23, 33­-45: More On the BLOG


“Read it Right”, the work of Wilf O’Neill and previously featured  on his website, is now available through ARLT here


Julian Morgan is a good friend of ARLT and well known for his resources for Classics. Here is his announcement of a brand new course for teaching Latin.


Read Wilf O’Neill’s obituary here


TWEET in Latin? See our Blog  or go direct to the Twitter Translation Service


Open Book Publishers: Aeneid 4. 1-299

Information about this newly released publication is  available here.


 Classical Anthology website

 a new venture set up by Jane Mason in collaboration with Stephen Jenkin; it is linked to the Classics Library, but open to everyone. Website  |  flyer

Laura Beech

President of ARLT 2021-22

W. H. D. Rouse

Founder of ARLT

ARLT on Facebook ARLT on Twitter ARLT on Pinterest ARLT on Instagram

This site is for anyone interested in the teaching and learning of Latin and, inter alia,  includes : -

For Teachers:

Summer Schools

Refresher Days

TeachMeets online

Teaching Materials  (login required)

Teaching Help and real artefacts for use in the classroom

For Students

Private Tutor listings

The ARLT Latin Reading Competition

Audio recordings of GCSE and and A Level Texts

For Everyone

The ARLT Latin Songbook

Recordings of Latin texts

Guidance on Latin pronunciation

A Hstory of W.H.D.Rouse and the Direct Method

ARLT Latin Reading Competition  2022

Information about our Latin Reading Competition for 2022 is now available here

Laura Beech, Summer School Director

The new ARLT website will be going live shortly