Evening Courses

Developed and run by former parents for former parents eight years ago, places on these evening courses are now also available to alumni and current parents. The classes are taught by some of Latymer’s most experienced and popular teachers with the emphasis on learning in a relaxed environment...with no homework!

 

Subjects for the Spring Term 2019 include:

  • History - The Cold War, taught by Jonny White, from January 2020 - WAITING LIST

If you would like to register for an evening course, please contact Gay Search, parent of Dan (2004) and Nathan (2008), on gay.search2@gmail.com. Courses fill up quickly and places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Twelve week courses are £230 and ten week courses £200. All profits go to supporting Latymer’s Bursary Appeal.

 

Image above: History of Art trip to Copenhagen with Robert Orme (Former Head of History of Art), 2019

Evening Courses:

Course Name

Teacher

Dates

POLITICS

Post-war Britain

First among equals? A look at the politics of post-war Britain through the strengths and weaknesses of our Prime Ministers; their ideologies, successes and failures in context and in relation it to our current situation. 

(10 week course)

Mark Wallace

Head of Economics

Thursdays 

From 

26/09/19

HISTORY OF ART

17th, 18th and 18th Century

This course fills in the centuries between Robert’s famous Renaissance Art and Introduction to Modern Art courses, focussing on Baroque, Rococo and Romanticism.  

(12 week course)

Robert Orme
Former Head of History of Art & History Teacher

COURSE POSTPONED - more details to follow

HISTORY OF ART

Symbolism in Art

This course  looks at the importance of symbols throughout  the history of Western Art, and how to interpret them. This is a new course from Robert and a particular interest of his.  

(12 week course)

Robert Orme
Former Head of History of Art & History Teacher

COURSE POSTPONED - more details to follow

ENGLISH LITERATURE

High Style in Poetry and the Short Story

Luke Maxted’s course on ‘high style’ in literature continues. Each week will focus on a different author, including some great modern American writers such as Philip Roth, Thomas Pynchon and Toni Morrison as well as Flaubert and some neglected plays and sonnets of Shakespeare that are all deserving of the label ‘high style’.”

As we look at a different writer each week, you are welcome to join the class at any time.

(10 week course)

TESTIMONIALS: 

“Thanks to Luke, I am having my moments of ‘epiphany’ at the Wednesday evening classes. I find his classes so stimulating and enriching."

"I join my colleagues in sharing the joy about Luke's class on Emily Dickinson. We’ll have to lobby to have more classes with Luke!"

Luke Maxted
Teacher of English and writer for the Times Literary Supplement and the Literary Review

 

 

Thursdays

From 05/09/19