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Latin

Overview

Mr A.K.J. Carroll - Head of Classics


We are a Classics Department here at St. Olave’s in the sense that all members of the department teach Latin, Greek and Classical Civilisation; subjects whose relevance to contemporary Europe are as strong today as when they were made central to the school’s curriculum at its Elizabethan foundation due to their influence upon modern European languages and culture. 

Consequently, all pupils at some stage in their careers at this school can come into contact and learn in depth aspects of the Greek, Roman and Near Eastern worlds and their relevance to today’s European languages and culture. Yearly there are strong numbers of boys sitting GCSE Latin and many of these continue into the Sixth Form where they are joined by girls and boys who have entered the School in Year Twelve.

For those with a very strong linguistic inclination Greek GCSE and A-Level are offered to the pupils in the sixth form especially with those whose aim is to continue with this subject at university.

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Wider reading suggestions for our Classics Students

KS3 Classics Reading Suggestions

KS3, KS4, KS5 Classics Reading Suggestions

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