Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. WelchRecommended Prior Learning
It is not necessary to have studied Classical Studies before but students need to have achieved Level 2 in History, Classical Studies or English as this is a literacy rich course.
Classical Studies is an inter-disciplinary subject which investigates history, literature, art and philosophy in ancient Greek and Roman times. The topics studied:
- Messages of Greece through Vases
- Roman Art and Architecture
- Virgil’s “Aeneid”
- Alexander the Great and the Policy of Fusion
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.
Classical Studies develops communication skills which are the basis of most vocations. Further study leads to careers in law, journalism, library and archive management, publishing, marketing, travel, broadcasting, foreign affairs, archeology, museum curation, architecture, education, research..