L2 Classical Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Moore

Required Prior Learning

Entry is subject to approval by HOD and dependent on proven performance in Year 11. The expectation is that students will have gained at least 12 credits in any L1 (Year 11) Social Science subject or the equivalent in English.

In Classical Studies students investigate aspects of the ancient world. This involves studies within several disciplines including history, art history, literature and drama. 

This course covers aspects of the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome. Students are encouraged to think critically, to analyse material and to use evidence to present an argument. Students will investigate the tragedies of the Greek playwright Sophocles; the sculpture and architecture of Athens during the fifth century B.C.; and the political life of ancient Rome during the time of Cicero and Caesar.

This course will be assessed to Classical Studies Achievement Standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 24 credits at L2.

Learning Areas:

Social Science

Assessment Procedures

L3 Classical Studies, L3 Economics, L3 Geography, L3 History, L3 Sociology, L3 Tourism

Career Pathways

Historian, Barrister, Author, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Journalist, Communications Professional, Conservator, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Judge, Curator, Economist, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Exhibition and Collections Technician, Primary School Teacher, Librarian, Policy Analyst, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher