Level 1 Classical Studies

11CLAS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Lantsbery

Classical Studies is the study of the ancient civilizations exploring their art, history, literature, religion and philosophy. Students learn how the past continues to influence the present. In Level 1 we primarily study both Ancient Greece and Rome, but do include comparisons to other classical and modern civilisations.


In Year 11 we study:

• Greek Society 

How the Ancient Greeks lived and the way they treated different groups  in society eg. Men, Women and Slaves.


• Greek Mythology

Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Heroes.


Greek Tragedy

Death, drama, bloodshed and more death.


Roman Society

Anything the Greeks can do the Romans could do bigger, and better...


Roman Entertainment

Sport with swords and wild animals...



Course Overview

Term 1
Greek Mythology / Introduction to Ancient Greek society.

Internal Assessment 1 - Social Relationships in the Ancient World

Term 2
Greek Tragedy

Introduction to Ancient Rome

Term 3
Roman Entertainment

Internal Assessment 2 - Influence of the ancient world on modern culture

Roman Art

Pompeii

Term 4
Revision

External Examinations

Pathway

Level 2 Classical Studies

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91021 v2 Classical Studies 1.1 - Demonstrate understanding of ideas and values of the classical world
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91022 v2 Classical Studies 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of the significance of features of work(s) of art in the classical world
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91024 v2 Classical Studies 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of social relationships in the classical world
1
I
6
Y
A.S. 91025 v2 Classical Studies 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of links between aspects of the classical world and another culture
1
I
6
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.