Year 11 Classical Greek – OCR
Students continue their study of Classical Greek using John Taylor’s ‘Greek to GCSE’ Book 2. Students learn the GCSE vocabulary list and develop their knowledge of grammatical features through regular practice in translation and comprehension.
Students prepare for the prose and verse literature exams. They will study sections from Herodotus for the prose paper and from Homer for the verse paper. Students will translate the texts from Classical Greek into English and analyse the literary techniques used by each author.
Year 11 Latin – OCR
The language work is developed through the text book ‘Essential Latin’ by John Taylor and regular translation and comprehension exercises. Further consolidation of the GCSE vocabulary list develops pupils’ knowledge.
Students prepare for the prose and verse literature exams. They will study sections from Roman authors including Apuleius, Pliny and Virgil for the prose and verse papers. Students translate the texts from Latin into English with their teachers and then analyse the literary techniques used by the author.
Year 11 Classical Civilisation – OCR
Students prepare for their controlled assessment module on Sophocles’ Antigone. They also complete a module on Athens, which will be examined with modules studied in Year 10 on Pompeii and Homer’s Odyssey.