Training to teach Minimus has changed in response to demand from teachers. We are no longer holding Training Days, but have recruited a team of trainers, who will offer training to groups of any size, from one to one sessions to whole staff inset.
12 experienced Minimus teachers from around the country have joined the training team, with more on the way. They are all passionate about Latin, know the Minimus resources well and are great communicators. These new trainers will run Minimus events, give talks, arrange school visits so you can see a Minimus lesson in action, and offer practical support.
If you are hoping to run a Minimus club or introduce Minimus into a school and feel that you would benefit from training, please get in touch, making it clear where you are based, and we will see whether we can set up something in that area.
This new system is generously funded by Classics for All.
Contact Barbara Bell, director of the Primary Latin Project, at 82 Swiss Drive, Ashton, Bristol BS3 2RW
or Hilary Hodgson of Classics for All.
These are the areas in which trainers are currently available (but they are also prepared to travel, within reason!).
Hertfortshire, Northumberland, Bristol, London, Southampton, Surrey, Norfolk, Oxfordshire and Wales
A growing number of primary schools across the UK now teach Latin on the curriculum as their designated language at Key Stage 2. Training for teachers interested in using Minimus to introduce Latin as an enrichment activity or as a designated language is available to schools across the UK. Grants to cover the costs of training are available to state schools from the national charity Classics for All. If you are interested in a grant, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further advice on how to apply.
If you have queries about the Minimus materials, first try “ New to Minimus? ” on our website. For any further advice please email the Author, Barbara Bell - email@example.com