Bannister’s educational program is patterned after the classical educational program called the Trivium. A classical education is a three-part process of training the mind.
Paideia is a set of beliefs about education including active and rigorous teaching methods Paideia is a holistic approach to life-long learning with roots in ancient Greece.
The study of Latin teaches students how to think critically and analytically, and how to handle concepts with ease.
K-12 Education lays down the cornerstones for fundamental language and critical thinking skills.
Bannister Academy is a Candidate School* for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme [DP]
Latin is an essential component of any Classical Education program. Latin is taught, no so much as a spoken language, but for the intellectual rigor, it necessitates.
The study of Latin teaches students how to think critically and analytically, and how to handle concepts with ease. Many studies have shown that mastery of Latin also helps with the study of higher mathematics, as both subjects discipline the minds of students to work with abstract concepts following a certain structure and rigor.