Latin

Head of Department:
Mrs Holly Bedford

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Year 7
In Year 7 all students will have a taster course in Latin that will last for one term. This course will introduce learners to aspects of the Latin language and also look at the cultural and historical context and legacies of the Roman world.

Year 8
The aim in Year 8 is to build on the foundation already acquired in Year 7 and develop understanding of Latin vocabulary and Grammar to enable students to read short Latin texts with confidence.

Topics covered include:
Term 1 Develop understanding of irregular and regular present tense verb forms, noun singular and plural forms.  The use   of the accusative case is introduced and developed.
Term 2 The perfect and imperfect tenses are also introduced.  Roman life topics include the forum, theatre and slavery. Term 3 Develop understanding of past tense verb forms, the accusative plural of nouns.
Term 4 The dative case is introduced in its singular form.  Roman life topics include food, the gladiatorial games and the      baths.
Term 5 The dative case is introduced in its plural form
Term 6 Further work on verb forms and cases. Question words. Roman life topics include education, elections and the        destruction of Pompeii by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79CE.

Year 9
In Year 9 topics covered are:
Term 1 In Britannia  Life in Roman Britain, mining, farming, slavery
Term 2 Apud Salvium  conquest, romanisation, Boudica’s rebellion
Term 3 Rex Cogidubnus
Term 4 In aula  The Palace at Fishbourne
Term 5 Alexandria  Roman Alexandria, trade, racial tensions
Term 6 Eutychus et Clemens glassmaking in Alexandria, government of Egypt

 
 

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