More Latin lovers in state schools

24th June 2011 at 01:00

Latin is enjoying a surge of popularity in state comprehensives. Research carried out by the Cambridge Schools Classics Project has revealed that in England, 511 comprehensives now offer Latin, compared with 104 grammar schools and 403 independent schools. This represents a 9 per cent rise in the number of comprehensives offering Latin since May 2007 and a dramatic quadrupling since 2000.

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