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Eheu! My school is closed and I’m teaching remotely! What can I do?!

The Cambridge School Classics Project has a wealth of online materials most of which are completely free and open access. All have extensive teacher notes and guidance and are tried and tested in thousands of classrooms.

If you require support, advice or just want some fresh ideas don’t hesitate to email our Classics Teaching Specialists on

Cambridge Latin Course

Free Online Resources

Available for every Stage of all five books of the CLC: - interactive “story explorers”

  • test your vocabulary
  • online dictionary
  • practising the language exercises
  • web links into the cultural life of the Roman World.

Our WebBooks give access to the pages of the textbook via your internet browser. The web-based nature of these 'books' makes them accessible on almost any device. They also have many of our online activities embedded in their pages.

Whilst these will be a paid for resource eventually, they are and will remain free for the duration of the school year 2019-2020.

We recently published Stage by Stage teacher guide documents. These contain summaries of the stories and language points, extra information about the cultural background, and teaching ideas. Whilst not designed for remote teaching, these may prove useful for you in planning lessons or working out how to approach content.

Links to the Teacher Guides can be found on the Online Activities Stage Pages. Here are direct links to Books 1, 2 and 3:

Book 1:

Book 2:

Book 3:

Book 4:

Book 5:

These basic materials can be used to provide additional comprehension tasks, explorations, and activities which can be completed online to relieve some of the current pressure of resource creation.

Video explanations of a range of grammar points from Book 1 and 2, originally created for the CLC E-Learning Resource DVD.

These videos are now online for ECLC users to make using the resource easier during this period.

Videos exploring elements of the cultural background from Book 1 and 2, originally created for the CLC E-Learning Resource DVD.

These videos are now online for ECLC users to make using the resource easier during this period.


iPad Textbooks

Our iPad textbooks give access to the content of the CLC via an iPad app. Once purchased, our iPad Textbooks can be used without an internet connection. In addition to the textbook content, the iPad Textbooks give access to our Story Explorers, our interactive dictionaries, a number of video introductions, as well as audio for stories and model sentences.

iBook Textbooks are only available via the iTunes Store. Your school or district may have an account with Apple. If not, iBook Textbooks can be purchased directly from the iTunes Store, search for Cambridge Latin Course

The first Stages of each book are free or discounted, while other Stages are usually £1.99. Due to the current crisis, however, we are offering these at a discounted rate of 99p / 99c for the rest of the school year.

Other Free Resources from CSCP

Explore the epics of Homer and myths from Ovid’s Metamorphoses with these free audio retellings. In English, with extensive teaching guidance for use in developing student speaking and listening skills, as well as their understanding of ancient myth. Designed for use with KS3 English classrooms.

Accessible and engaging materials for teaching Ancient Greece at Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11) with a focus on literacy and history using our popular retellings of the myths from Ovid. The stories for each week are linked by a common theme and provide the introduction to a history topic.

The best selling CLA provides a wide range of poetry and prose from the Roman world for all those who are keen to develop an understanding of the authors in the original. Supported by online online activities and weblinks all completely free.

A series of free five-minute videos that take a closer look at what life was really like under the Roman empire, from displays of power under Augustus, to identity and life as a soldier stationed in northern Britain. Each of the eight topics aims to explore and examine those who were often invisible in Latin literature, and to challenge and debate some of our most common misconceptions about these people and their lives.