Monsters and Myths: Short Course


No. of Videos: 9 Videos and for Live Interactive Course: 9 Sessions + 9 Videos

Average Length of Videos: 15-20 mins. and for Live Interactive Course: 45-55 mins.

Age Suitability: Year 5+ (Aged 9+ years)

Other Resources: Homework sheets

Teacher: James


(Upcoming) Term 3: Quests and Voyages

Prepare for an exhilarating journey through our “Quests and Voyages” course, where we unlock the thrilling tales of myth and legend! Join us as we set sail with Jason and the Argonauts in pursuit of the Golden Fleece, brave the treacherous seas alongside Odysseus on his epic return from the Trojan War, tackle the Herculean Labours of Heracles, delve into Odin’s relentless quest for knowledge, and ride with King Arthur and his valiant Knights of the Round Table in their noble pursuit of the holy grail. Uncover the electrifying significance of these epic journeys in shaping the human experience, where every twist and turn holds the promise of thrilling discovery. Get ready to be swept away on a whirlwind of excitement as we unravel the mysteries of these legendary quests together!

Monsters and Myths

Embark on an enthralling exploration into the realms of Monsters and Myths, where ancient legends and fantastical creatures converge. Uncover the mysteries of cultures worldwide as you delve into the captivating narratives that have woven themselves into the fabric of human history. From fire-breathing dragons to elusive cryptids, this journey promises to ignite your imagination and reveal the enduring allure of the extraordinary in our collective consciousness.

Dive into a magical adventure through amazing stories! You’ll discover how the world began, meet brave heroes, and even explore the relationships between regular people and powerful gods. From exciting adventures and impressive bravery to tough decisions about doing what’s right and staying loyal, this theme lets you explore the exciting and meaningful parts of being human, all told through exciting myths and legends!

Course option available:

Live Interactive Course – Immerse yourself in a dynamic virtual classroom experience led by our very own UKVS Instructor. Engage in real-time discussions, ask questions, and participate in interactive activities. This option ensures a personalized and engaging learning journey throughout the school year!

Video Bundle CoursePrefer a self-paced approach? Opt for our Short Course Bundle, allowing you to learn at your own speed and convenience. Access high-quality video content, detailed lessons, and comprehensive materials that cater to your unique learning preferences.



Additional information

Types of Course

Video Course – Tales of Creation, Challenges and Victories (Term 1), Live Interactive Course – Tales of Creation, Challenges and Victories (Term 1), Video Course – Earth, Sea and Sky (Term 2), Live Interactive Course – Earth, Sea and Sky (Term 2 – Morning Session), Live Interactive Course – Earth, Sea and Sky (Term 2 – Afternoon Session), Live Interactive Course – Quests and Voyages (Term 3), Video Course – Quests and Voyages (Term 3)

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Role: Classics Teacher (Latin; Myths & Monsters)

Year Groups: Year 4-11

Degree: BA (Hons) Classics; MA (Cantab) Classics

Taught in: England, Dubai

Hello! I am James and I am excited to join the UKVS team as a Classics teacher. I studied Classics and I am passionate about Latin, Greek and all things Classics!

I have over twenty years’ experience of teaching, and for the last seven years I was head of Classics at Dubai College, where I established a now-flourishing Classics department from scratch. I have also worked as a policy analyst for both the UK and the New Zealand governments.

I love to spend time outdoors, and in the mountains in particular. I enjoy hiking, via ferrata and wild camping. I also run and play tennis. I am learning Italian and I am determined to finish my TV comedy series script this year!

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