Classics

About the Curriculum

Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation are all offered to AS and A2; OCR syllabuses are followed and there is no coursework option. Current Latin set authors are Cicero and Ovid at AS, leading to Sallust and Virgil at A2; Classical Civilisation topics are Homer’s Odyssey and Society and Archaeology: Mycenae and the Classical World at AS, leading to Virgil and the World of the Hero and Art and Architecture in the Greek World at A2. Greek and Latin may be offered outside the curriculum.


Enrichment

Opportunities exist for meetings, educational visits and visiting speakers under the aegis of the Classics Department and the Phrontisterion (Classics) and Haverfield Society (Archaeology).