The Roman Society

Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies

PGCE Research Paper Prize

The Schools Committee awards prizes for the best research paper submitted for the PGCE in Classics at King's College London, the University of Cambridge and the University of Sussex.

2019

Simon Atkin (Sussex): Introducing authentic materials alongside a reading-approach Latin course

Millie Gall (Cambridge): Study in the use of embedded readings to improve the accessibility and understanding of Latin literature at A-level

Claire Speers (King's College London): How can teachers effectively use student dialogue to drive engagement with ancient drama? An analysis of a Year 12 Classical Civilisation class studying Aristophanes’ Frogs.

2018

Shane Forde: The use of modern poetry to encourage students to reflect on ancient poetry in the original

Max day: Boudicca, broken bones and behaviour management

Eleanor Vale: An examination of teacher questioning in a Year 8 Classics Class

2017

Jonathan Barnes (Cambridge): Teaching diversity through Classics

Jessica Platt (Sussex): How far does choice theory succeed, within Classics, as a form of differentiation within the classroom? 

Katharine Russell (KCL): Read like a Roman: teaching students to read in Latin word order

2016

Rowan Newland (Cambridge), 'Closing the gap.' Understanding the difficulties two year 10 boys have with reading Latin stories. 

Lottie Mortimer (Sussex), portabam, portabas, portabat: Revolutionising rote-learning by utilising sound and movement to introduce the imperfect and perfect tenses

Emily Evans (KCL), Gamification in a Year 10 Latin classroom: Ineffective “edutainment” or a valid pedagogical tool?

2015

Harriet Hoath (KCL): How do different types of gaols and feedback affect motivation? 

Louise Walker (Cambridge): The impact of using Memrise for learning Latin vocabulary on a class of eight under-motivated year 11 students.

2013

Olivia Upchurch (Cambridge): An investigation into pupil perceptions of Roman women while learning Latin from the Cambridge Latin Course

Olivia Sanchez (KCL): Differentiation: Exploring ways of introducing sources to a mixed- attainment Ancient History GCSE class

2010

Jay Weeks (Cambridge): Primary School Latin: an evaluation of the methods and motivations for the teaching and learning of Minimus

Eleanor Nicholl (KCL): Differentiation strategies for teaching a new Latin grammar point to a mixed ability class

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