Year 11 Classical Studies Units 1 and 2
Ancient Greece was one of the first important civilizations in Europe. Classics is the study of ancient Greece.
This subject contains elements of history, archaeology, art. It also looks at religion, mythology and philosophy. We study ancient Greek society and its culture because it continues to have a profound influence today.
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.