Classical Civilisation Teachers Day

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The Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Warwick are pleased to invite you to their FREE Classical Civilisation A-level Teachers Day on Monday 1st July 2019. The event will include academic sessions led by Warwick staff as well as a session led by Alex Orgee, subject leader of classics at OCR. Travel bursaries are available, courtesy of The Classical Association.

The event is FREE and and free lunch will be provided. More details and a booking form and can be found here.


Provisional Overview of the Day

(to be confirmed)

9.30-10.00am – Arrival and Registration

10.00-12.15pm Part One: The World of the Hero

10.00 -11.00am Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey – Dr David Fearn

11.15-12.15am Virgil’s Aeneid – Dr Victoria Rimmel

(including 11.00-11.15am Break)

12.15-1.00pm OCR and Breakout sessions

12.15-1.00pm OCR – Alex Orgee, subject leader for classics at OCR, will be here to talk about the OCR curriculum and to answer any questions.


VR headsets; Replica Greek vases; Coin handling sessions will also be available now (and throughout the day) for those interested.


1pm-2pm FREE Lunch

2.00-3.30pm Part Two: Culture and the Arts

2.00-3.30pm Imperial Image – Professor Alison Cooley and Dr Clare Rowan

2.00-3.30pm Greek Theatre – Dr Emmanuela Bakola

2.00-3.30pm Greek Art – Prof. Zahra Newby

3.30-5.00pm Part Three: Beliefs and Ideas

3.30-5.00pm Greek Religion – Prof. Michael Scott

3.30-5.00pm Love and Relationships – Prof. James Davidson


Travel bursaries

A number of bursaries are available to cover costs of travel for some attendees. You can apply for the bursary on our Booking Form.


The deadline for booking is 15th June 2019.


If you have any questions about the day, please email Dr Paul Grigsby. We look forward to welcoming you to Warwick.