Tunbridge Wells Primary Latin

Learning Latin is a great idea. As a language, it is the origin of many Western concepts and intellectual traditions. Therefore, becoming familiar with this ancient language helps children to understand the ideas behind Western civilization, as well as offering a deeper, more rounded appreciation for the roots of English vocabulary.

Our Latin classes introduce children to important moments in history and philosophy. In addition, Latin translation provides excellent training in logical and methodical thinking.

Developing skills in Latin transfers to the teaching of English grammar particularly well; for example, children are encouraged to think about parts of speech and precise functions of words. Our RTC Latin classes, take children on a journey of discovery.

There are countless transferable skills that can be applied to everyday learning in the school classroom. As a treat, children do ten minutes of Greek at the end of each class!