Daily Routine and Programme of Clinics, Trips and Speakers


8.00 – 8.45 BREAKFAST 5.00 – 6.00 Session 3
9.00 – 10.00 Session 1 6.00 – 7.00 SUPPER
10.00 – 11.40 Time for Private Study 7.00 – 8.00 Evening Lecture
11.40 – 12.40 Session 2 10.15 Curfew (15-16s)
12.40 – 1.30 LUNCH 10.30 Curfew (17s)
1.45 – 2.30 Grammar Clinics (optional) 11.00 QUIET IN HOUSES
2.30 – 5.00 Time for Private Study    


2024 Clinics, Trips and Speakers

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Mon July 22nd
  2.00pm Arrivals begin (staggered over the afternoon by house)
  5.40pm Welcome session / group allocation then supper
  7.00pm Introductory teaching session – in classrooms
  8.00pm Welcome party
Tues July 23rd
  1.30pm GCSE and Advanced Clinics: getting the most out of your time at Latin Camp
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: tackling tough texts
  7.00pm Dr. Anthony Bowen, Jesus College, Cambridge  The Sound of Latin
Wed July 24th 
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: passive and deponent verbs            Advanced Clinic: subjunctives: focus on mixed constructions
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: approaching English-into-Latin sentences
  7.15pm Quiz Night!
Thurs July 25th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: participles / ablative absolutes        Advanced Clinic: indirect statement / basic oratio obliqua
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: advanced oratio obliqua
  7.00pm Prof. Costas Panayotakis, University of Glasgow – Theatre of the Ancient Mime
Fri July 26th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: different purpose constructions      Advanced Clinic: conditionals
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: tbc
  7.00pm Prof. Llew Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford – “All Ours” – Juvenal and Why the Romans Loved Satire
Sat July 27th
  11.00am Period 2 start time for all groups (period 1 begins at 9.00am as usual)
  12.40pm Talk for everyone going on the Hadrian’s Wall trip tomorrow
  1.20pm Lunch for all those staying on site over the weekend
Sun July 28th
  9.00am Breakfast and packed lunch collection
  6.00am Coach departs for optional Hadrian’s Wall trip (return c.6.30pm)
  7.30pm Prof. Matthew Leigh, St. Anne’s College, Oxford – A Difficult Lie: Cicero’s Defence of Caelius
Mon July 29th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect commands and result        Advanced Clinic: gerunds and gerundives
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: Oxbridge applications and interviews (discussion panel with tutors who got in!)
  7.00pm Prof. Alison Cooley, University of Warwick – The Legacy of Augustus
Tues July 30th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect questions and fearing        Advanced Clinic: scansion
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: tbc
  7.00pm Dr. Erica Bexley, Durham University – History, Tragedy, and Nero: The Pseudo-Senecan Octavia
Wed July 31st
  11.00am Trip to York – Roman sites and various other attractions
  Afternoon Hellenic Book Service
Thurs August 1st
  All day Hellenic Book Service
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect statements                          Advanced Clinic: Ovid unseens
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: tbc
  7.00pm Dr. Hannah Cornwell, University of Birmingham – Looking for the imperium in Roman Imperialism
Fri August 2nd
  Morning Hellenic Book Service (closes at lunchtime)
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: mastering GCSE set texts              Advanced Clinic: Livy unseens
  2.45pm Beyond Advanced Clinic: harmony of sound and sense in Vergil
  7.30pm Staff production of a Plautus Play followed by Fancy Dress Party (big prizes!!)
Sat August 3rd
  9.00am Normal teaching session (wind-up of texts if necessary or an unseen!)
  10.00am Supervised cleaning, tidying and packing in houses
  11.00am Back to classes for questionnaires / certificates
  11.30am Plenary session in lecture room
  12.00pm End of Latin Camp ☹