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    


2023 Clinics, Trips and Speakers

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Mon July 24th
  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 25th
  1.30pm GCSE and GCE Clinics: getting the most out of your time at Latin Camp
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: tackling tough texts
  7.00pm Dr. Anthony Bowen, Jesus College, Cambridge  The Sound of Latin
Wed July 26th 
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: passive and deponent verbs            GCE Clinic: subjunctives: focus on mixed constructions
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: approaching English-into-Latin sentences
  7.15pm Quiz Night!
Thurs July 27th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: participles / ablative absolutes        GCE Clinic: conditional clauses
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: key principles for extended prose composition passages
  7.00pm Prof. Costas Panayotakis, University of Glasgow – Witches & Dismemberment in the Tale of Thelyphron in Apuleius
Fri July 28th
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: different purpose constructions      GCE Clinic: indirect statement / basic oratio obliqua
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: advanced oratio obliqua
  7.00pm Dr. Ben Kane (novelist) – Military Life on Hadrian’s Wall
Sat July 29th
  11.00pm Session start time for all groups
  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 30th
  9.00am Breakfast and packed lunch collection
  6.00am Coach departs for optional Hadrian’s Wall trip (return c.6.30pm)
  7.30pm Dr. Hannah Cornwell, University of Birmingham – How to Build an Empire in the Name of “Peace”
Mon July 31st
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect commands and result        GCE Clinic: gerunds and gerundives
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: Oxbridge applications and interviews (discussion panel with tutors who got in!)
  7.00pm Dr. Erica Bexley, Durham University – Clever Slaves in Roman Comedy
Tues August 1st
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect questions and fearing         GCE Clinic: scansion (elegiacs)
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE Clinic: CAT practice (verse)
  7.00pm Prof. Llew Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford Aeneid 12: The Tricky Task of Terminating Turnus
Wed August 2nd
  11.00am Trip to York – Roman sites and various other attractions
  Afternoon Hellenic Book Service
Thurs August 3rd
  All day Hellenic Book Service
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: indirect statements                           GCE Clinic: tackling Ovid unseens
  2.45pm Beyond -GCE Clinic: CAT practice (prose)
  7.00pm Prof. Caroline Vout, Christ’s College, Cambridge – Roman Sculpture: Plagiarism or Innovation?
Fri August 4th
  Morning Hellenic Book Service (closes at lunchtime)
  1.30pm GCSE Clinic: mastering GCSE set texts               GCE Clinic: tackling Livy unseens
  2.45pm Beyond-GCE 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 5th
  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 ☹