You will investigate the writings of famous ancient figures, including Herodotus and Julius Caesar, and utilise archaeological artefacts and other sou…
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A subject not commonly offered by many school sixth‑forms and colleges, Classical Civilisation offers the opportunity to study the literary and material Culture of the Ancient Greeks and Romans.
A subject not commonly offered by many school sixth‑forms and colleges, Classical Civilisation offers the opportunity to study the literary and material Culture of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. You will explore aspects of classical civilisation which have been significant in the development of the modern world, and develop an important understanding of classical societies and their values.
The Henley College is delighted to announce that the world-renowned classicist, Professor Mary Beard of Newnham College Cambridge, has agreed to lend her support to its Classics and Ancient History Department. Find out more
Standard entry requirements plus grade 5 in English Language or Literature and grade 4 in Maths
£30 per year for textbooks plus optional field trips.
This programme is designed to support students with the potential of achieving high grades at A Level and Vocational Diploma and helps to prepare them for Oxford, Cambridge and the Russell Group Universities.
This programme targets students who have a high potential to excel in their sport, either by competing on the international stage or securing a professional contract.
There are various career options that may attract classicists including teaching, academia, museums work, archaeology, archive work, librarianship and more. Students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.
Whilst many students continue on to study subjects including classics, ancient or modern history, English literature and philosophy at university, this course provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level.