Girls with tenacity and dedication to language learning have the opportunity to study Classical Greek. This intensive course really stretches the most able yet is accessible for any ambitious and motivated student. Girls are introduced to the vocabulary and grammar of ancient Greece and also have the unrivalled and worthwhile opportunity to study the texts of the great authors of the Western tradition, such as Homer and Herodotus, in their original form. The course covers an extensive range of historical accounts, myths and legends which fuel the imagination and encourage the development of an inquiring and intelligent mind.
Challenge & Extension: Classical Greek is difficult and the course, by its very nature, provides ideal challenge for students. The department is extremely proud of the fact that in the last two years, the four brave candidates who have taken the subject have achieved 3 A*s and 1 A.