Classical Civilization (GCSE)

This fascinating Classical Civilization (GCSE) course involves the study of Ancient Greek and Roman Myth and Religion.

Topics include The Gods, Hercules, Temples and Festivals, Death, Burial and the Underworld.

The second unit embraces life in the city of ancient Rome which presided over a mighty empire , and covers housing ( for both rich and poor ), the family, slavery, society as well as the deadly combat in the Colosseum and the exhilarating chariot racing in the Circus Maximus. Literary sources are used to give us a fuller picture of the period from the viewpoint of those who lived in those exciting times.

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Course Insight Subject Highlights

Topics you will study:
  • Greek and Roman Myth and Religion
  • Roman City Life
Progression Routes – What’s in it for me?

Excellent preparation for progression to our Humanities level 3 courses such as History, Religious Studies, English Literature and of course, Classical Civilisation.


Exams – 100%

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Key Features:
  • Increases cultural capital
  • Improves communication skills , both verbal and written
  • Research opportunities
  • Hones analytical and evaluative skills
  • Ample opportunities for discussion and debate
  • Fosters independent learning
  • Builds excellent foundation for progression to level 3 Humanities courses
Stoke6th Graduate Attributes
How SFC will help you to boost your CV by developing your skills and qualifications…

Hones communication skills , analytical and evaluative abilities , independent learning and lifelong love of learning whilst appreciating cultural diversity .

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