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K–10Classical Languages K–10 Syllabus

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Implementation from 2024
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The aim of Classical Languages K–10 is to empower students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to access and appreciate a range of Classical texts.


  • develop linguistic competence in the target language
  • develop their understanding of how language is used to communicate meaning
  • develop their understanding of the impact of Classical civilisations on the contemporary world
  • reflect on their own and others’ languages, cultures and identity
  • develop an interest in and enjoyment of language learning.