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Rob Hancock-Jones, holding a green plastic version of an ancient bust

Rob Hancock-Jones first studied Classics at Hills Road Sixth Form College before doing a BA in Classical Studies and an MA in Classics and Ancient History at Bristol University. After a PGCE in secondary History at Bath University, he joined Townley Grammar School where he is Head of a thriving Classical Civilisation department. He is the sitting Classical Civilisation representative on the Classical Association Teaching Board, has worked on both the GCSE and A Level Classical Civilisation specifications, authored two of the endorsed textbooks, works as a CPD trainer for OCR, and currently sits on CSCP's Management Committee.

A montage of three of the Fayum mummy portraits, depicting a finely-dressed woman, a bearded man and a man in a tunic with purple stripes.

Decolonising the Classics Classroom: Diversity & Representation in Visual Aids

Working towards inclusivity in the Classics classroom is a combination of what we choose to teach and how we choose to teach it. In this post, Rob Hancock-Jones shares some of his experiences teaching Classical Civilisation making use of diverse and inclusive visual aids.