Studying Latin allows you to learn about the literature and language of  Ancient Rome.  Students learn thorough language skills, including cross-curricular work on English vocabulary building, and read history and literature from some of the most influential authors in history. 

Learning Latin builds cultural capital by unlocking the world of Classical culture, in everything from art, drama and literature to law, politics and philosophy, that still resonates today. 

For academic students looking to access top universities, learning Latin will allow them to confidently compete with students from elite private schools. 

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Yr 8 Subject Preference Booklet HVS Dec 2023 21.pdf