The Iris Project - Reading Literacy through Latin

Reading Literacy through Latin

We are delighted to have teamed up with Reading University to set up an expansion of our Literacy through Latin scheme in 2012!

Latin students of the Department of Classics, as volunteers, teach Latin to pupils of several schools in the Reading area for one hour a week in the academic year. Latin is approached through the Iris Latin course (, which introduces Latin in a fun and engaging way, through storytelling, games, and interaction, and with specific reference to linguistic skills in English. In the next school year, the project will be opened up to other local schools in the Reading area.

You can find the Reading University's Department of Classics here.

Applications for volunteers for this year are now closed. We will advertise in 2014 for the following year. Interested local schools are invited to get in touch.

The Iris Project
24 Green Ridges

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