Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association Teachers’ Day – Saturday 1 February 2020

The Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association would like to invite all teachers to their annual Teachers’ Day, which will be held in the Arts Building at the University of Birmingham. Please see the programme for the day below.

Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association Teachers’ Day

Saturday 1 February 2020

9.30-9.45:            Arrival, coffee and welcome

9.45-10.45:         OCR – feedback from Year 1 of A Level and GCSE Classical Civilisation and Ancient History – Alex Orgee, OCR

10.45-11.45:       A: Eduqas – GCSE Latin: compulsory set texts – David Stephenson (TBC)

                                B: Workshop – GCSE Greek set texts

                                C: Workshop – A Level Latin Authors: Tacitus

11.45-12.00:        Coffee

12.00-1.00:         A: Greek Theatre: Sophocles – Polly Stoker

                                B: Invention of the Barbarian – Andrew Bayliss

                                C: The Julio-Claudian Emperors and Imperial Image – Hannah Cornwell

1.00-1.45:            Lunch

1.45-2.45:            A: GCSE Ancient History Specification – Anna McOmish

                                B: GCSE Classical Civilisation: Roman City Life – Roger White

                                C: Democracy and the Athenians – Matteo Barbato

2.45-3.00:            Coffee

3.00-4.00:            Homer – Polly Stoker

4.00-4.30:            Tea, final questions and departure

Please contact Joanna Johnson at Solihull School (Johnsonj@solsch.org.uk) to register your interest and book a place on the day.

The cost of the event is £45 per attendee which can be paid on the day. Receipts can be supplied after the event. Schools do not need to be a member of the Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association to attend.