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We are pleased to announce that our new GCSE (9-1) Latin qualification is accredited for first teaching in 2016.
Our GCSE (9-1) Latin qualification offers you and your students a very modern approach to exploring this classical language.
Assessment in Welsh will not be available for this qualification (J282).
Provides an authentic insight – Helps learners discover the values, culture and society of the ancient world.
Keeps the subject meaningful – Connecting learners to their historical, social and literary heritage.
Gives you freedom and choice – Allowing you to choose texts and topics to create the most appropriate and engaging course for your students.
Develops core skills – Provides your students with an engaging linguistic challenge which will enhance their critical, analytical and reflective skills.
Comes with support and guidance – Our focus is on providing high-quality creative resources built on best practice; designed to support creative teaching approaches and progression for all students.
If you need specialist advice, guidance or support, get in touch by:
Accredited specification for the new GCSE (9–1) Latin qualification.
An overview of our GCSE (9–1) Ancient Languages qualifications for first teaching September 2016.
This Excel spreadsheet supplements the PDF version of the DVL, allowing teachers and learners to filter the vocabulary list.
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This guide introduces the text, provides contextual information and suggests activities to support the teaching of J282/02 Prose Literature A
(2018 and 2019 prescription).
This activity accompanies the set text guide on J282/02 Prose Literature A (2018 and 2019 prescription).
This guide introduces the text, provides contextual information and suggests activities to support J282/03 Prose Literature B (2018 and 2019 prescription).
This activity accompanies the set text guide on J282/03 Prose Literature B (2018 and 2019 prescription).
We asked a variety of teachers to review some of the available textbooks, looking at how they use the books, what learners like about them and how easy they are to teach from.
This set text guide introduces the text, provides contextual information and suggests activities to support the teaching of Virgil.
This activity accompanies the set text guide on Virgil.
This lesson element on translation gives you ideas on possible activities and tasks you may wish to use to help prepare candidates.
Our 'Why offer classics?' leaflet is designed to help teachers promote classical subjects to their institutions, learners and parents.
This guide contains suggestions of ways that IT can be used to teach GCSE Classical Greek and Latin.
The guide provides a general introduction to the differences in the two models (linear versus modular) across GCSE and A level and the impact on you as a teaching professional.
OCR has endorsed or recommended the following resources for use with this specification. For more information about endorsed or recommended resources, visit our endorsement page. Note: OCR is not responsible for the contents of third party sites.
The first volume of the endorsed OCR GCSE Latin language course with clear guidance for all levels up to GCSE. Following the tried and tested approach of Greek to GCSE, full grammar support is enhanced by a large number of exercises and passages for translation.
Publication date: April 2016
The second volume of the endorsed OCR GCSE Latin language course with clear guidance for all levels up to GCSE. Following the tried and tested approach of Greek to GCSE, full grammar support is enhanced by a large number of exercises and passages for translation.