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Ancient Greek comedy

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Sneha and Asyia of the Lower Sixth Ancient Greek class have been practising their Greek accents in an audio performance of the first scene in Aristophanes’ 411 BC comedy, ‘Lysistrata’. Lysistrata has called a meeting of all the women of Athens, but only her neighbour Calonice has bothered to come. She has a plan to […]

Lower Sixth Theatricals

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The Lower VI Classical Civilization group built a model of the Ancient Greek Theatre of Dionysus in Athens. Here, Felicity performs a self-penned tragic monologue. We see the shocked reactions of the audience and chorus, and finally the use of a mechane to raise the actor from the stage. The Lower VI Latin group’s Camara […]

Greek Trip to Oxford

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On the 17th of October members of the L5th and U5th and Sixth form who are taking Greek for GCSE or A-level were taken to Oxford along with Mrs Kavanagh and Mrs Coetzee for a day packed full of Greek myth and culture. After our arrival we were given a very interesting talk on the […]

Classics at Oxford

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Hello! We are Sophie and Lydia- we left KEHS in July 2013 and we are currently in our first year studying Classics at Oxford. We hope to talk a little about studying and living here and perhaps persuade anyone who is thinking of studying Classics at university to consider Oxford. The course Classics at Oxford […]

Classics at UCL

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I left KEHS in the summer of 2012 and arrived in London eager (but still fairly nervous) to see what university life was really like. University College London was my ‘wild card’ when I applied for university, I hadn’t heard much about it and didn’t really know of anyone or heard of anyone that had […]