Course Entry Requirements

Grade 4 English Language. No prior knowledge of Classics is necessary.


Develop an independent critical approach to literature, history, culture and politics. Classical Civilisation is highly regarded by both universities and employers.

What you will study:

-The ancient Greeks and Romans, with their unique composition and exciting tales of gods and heroes, Homer’s Iliad and Virgil’s Aeneid
-The drama produced in 5th century Athens which forms an excellent grounding for exploration of the classical world

You will develop sought after research and critical analysis skills through the interpretation of classical texts. This subject complements History, English Literature, Politics, Theology, Philosophy & Ethics and Art subjects.