Latin at KS4 follows the Eduqas syllabus. The curriculum spans across four components and these are as follows:
Component 1: Latin Language
This part of the curriculum teachers students to translate from Latin into English and English into Latin.
Component 2: Latin Literature and Sources
Students study a prescribed selection of Latin literature, both prose and verse, on a theme, together with prescribed ancient source materials. A choice of two themes is offered. Books studies include two themes
Theme A: Travel by Land and Sea
Theme B: Superstition and Magic
Component 3A: Latin Literature (Narratives)
Students study a prescription of Latin literature which forms a narrative, accompanied by adjacent passages in English. A choice between two narratives (either the verse or prose option) is offered.
Component 3B: Roman Civilisation
Worth 20% of the qualification and assessed with a 1 hour open book exam.
Students study one of the two prescribed topics of Roman Civilisation.