You will develop a good level of competence in understanding Latin and a deeper knowledge of the culture and civilisation of Ancient Rome.
Latin encourages you to communicate clearly and effectively and to appreciate Latin literature in its cultural context.
Latin develops a sensitive and analytical approach to language generally, including an awareness of the relationship between Latin and modern languages.
Topics studied include:
You will be expected to go over the material covered in class every day so that you gradually build up your knowledge of the language and vocabulary.
GCSE Latin is particularly useful for those wanting to go on to study Archaeology, Ancient or Medieval History, Languages, Law or Theology.
Learning Latin improves your communication and analytical skills which can be useful for many careers.