13 CLASSICS

13CLA
Course Description

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Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits in Year 12 Classical Studies or History, or 8 credits in Level 2 English, otherwise approval from Miss Foster or Mr McIlwrick.


The course spans a variety of topics including:

• Art and Architecture.

• Literature (Virgil’s Aeneid), and

• Significant historical figures from the ancient world.

The internal standards involve researching and communicating ideas about aspects of Greek and Roman society.

All Level 3 Classical Studies standards can contribute to UE Literacy (reading) and the external standards can contribute to UE Literacy (writing).  Classical Studies is also one of the Table A subjects required for entry to some programmes at Auckland University.

Internal assessment 12 credits.  External assessment 10 credits.


Learning Areas:

SOCIAL SCIENCE