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Latin

Why study Latin?

Latin offers a unique combination of analytical challenge and study of literature and society. Whilst delving into the world of the ancient Romans and to some extent the ancient Greeks and seeing their legacy on the western world. Transferable skills such as literary criticism, problem-solving and historical evaluation area all improved from the solid ground laid at GCSE.

What our students say

“It complements the subjects that I am studying and I enjoy it.” Isobel

“I enjoy learning the language and it helps with my other languages.” Hudson

Entry requirements

Grade 7 in Latin at GCSE.

Potential courses

  • Latin
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary science
  • Law
  • History
  • English literature
  • English language
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Dentistry

Potential careers

  • Archeologist
  • Doctor
  • Vet
  • Civil Service
  • Archivist
  • Public relations
  • Solicitor
  • Teacher
  • Public administration

The A-level course

Unit 1Unseen translation 25% of A-level
Unit 2Comprehension or prose composition 25% of A-level
Unit 3Prose literature 25% of A-level
Unit 4Verse literature 25% of A-level

Or, if you prefer to chat to someone please call our admissions team. For Senior School call 0113 228 5121 and for Primary School call 0113 228 5113.