Year 11 Classical Studies Units 1 and 2
In Classical Studies, you will learn about ancient Greece, exploring its history, culture, and the lasting legacy it has left on the world today.
To help develop your understanding of this important civilization, Classical Studies includes elements from a range of subjects, introducing you to a combination of mythology, literature, art, archaeology, religion, and philosophy.
Who is it for?
This subject is for students with an interest in the literature, history, and cultural or artistic achievements of a great past civilization.
There is lots of reading, a fair bit of writing, and the opportunity to learn more about one of the most important cultures.
Past students have gone on to study archaeology and ancient history. Some have even gone on to work at archaeological sites.
What do you do?
You will read a variety of ancient Greek texts in translation, analyse the representation of myths, evaluate cultural products, and learn about the history of archaeology in the Mediterranean.
What skills do you need?
There are no prerequisites. However, you must be a fluent reader and writer.
What skills do you develop?
This subject develops skills in research and analysis through examining the history of mythological narratives, archaeological discoveries, and classical works of literature and art in Greece.
You must have access to the internet to access this course.