Ancient History at Hillview School for Girls
The Ancient History A Level course gives students the opportunity to study a range of significant individuals, societies and events which will inspire and motivate them to engage further with the classical world.
The course offers a range of options, and covers both the study of Roman and Greek societies. The A Level consists of four papers each worth 25% and each 2 hours 30 minutes in length.
Greek period study: Relations between Greek and non-Greek states, 492–404 BC; focusing on the interrelations between Sparta, Athens and Persia from 492 to 404 BC.
Greek depth study; this will include study of one of the following:
The Politics and Society of Sparta, 478– 404 BC
The Politics and Culture of Athens, c.460–399 BC
The Rise of Macedon, 359–323 BC
Roman period study:
The Julio-Claudian Emperors, 31 BC–AD 68; focusing on the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius, Claudius and Nero.
Roman depth study; Ruling Roman Britain, AD 43–128
Academic entry requirements to study three Level 3 qualifications for Hillview Sixth Form are Grade 5 in both English and Maths and have an average GCSE point score of 4.25 or above.
Subject specific entrance criteria: To study Ancient History students do not require any previous study of a classical subject or knowledge of Classical Greek or Latin language. However we ask for a minimum of a Grade 5 / B grade in History, Ancient History or English at GCSE
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hillview School for Girls directly.