Latin is still a living language at one Norfolk school at least

PUBLISHED: 11:44 15 July 2018 | UPDATED: 11:44 15 July 2018

Winning pupils from Millfield school in North Walsham. Picture: Dawn Price

Winning pupils from Millfield school in North Walsham. Picture: Dawn Price


Youngsters from a north Norfolk primary school competed aginst hundreds of other pupils to win places and prizes in a mythology competition.

Pupils from Years 5 and 6 at Millfield in North Walsham, who are learning Latin, entered this year’s Minimus Mythology Competition.

Violet Rayner and Isla Harrison won a runner-up prize in the art category. Tegan Hicks won an individual prize in the creative writing category for her poem and Grace Fisher won a runner-up prize for her diary entry.

The judges said: “Grace made an imaginative and adventurous choice to write her diary entry in Latin. It was great to see her applying her Latin talents to a creative piece of writing.”

Latin teacher Dawn Price said, “I am so proud of the effort all the pupils gave with their entries this year, a massive well done to the winners I am delighted that they have kept the tradition going.”

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