Classical Civilisation is an excellent choice for students who are inspired by the cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome. Students immerse themselves in the classical world through epic poems, tragedies, art and architecture. In analysing texts and artefacts, they come to understand the historical, political and social context in which they are set. Many students are fascinated to discover the parallels between the Ancient and Modern World, and relate to the perspectives of our Greek and Roman predecessors. Classical Civilisation students do not work in Greek and Latin, however they develop a profound appreciation of the languages.

Taught by The Golden Circle’s exceptional Classics team, our Classical Civilisation students enjoy success in their GCSE, A Level and IB exams. In addition, we prepare students for Oxbridge interviews and university admissions tests, such as the CAT (Classics Admissions Test) and CLAT (Classics Language Aptitude Test). Each year, our students are awarded places to study Classics at Oxford University, Cambridge University, Durham University and St Andrews University.

"My son chose to take Classical Civilisation as an additional A Level, outside of school time, so it was incredibly important that we found an academically strong teacher with an approachable teaching style. Adam has exceeded our expectations and provides detailed written feedback after every lesson! I’m so pleased that we invested in tutoring."

Mother of an A Level Classical Civilisation student

"Grace brings incredible enthusiasm and energy to lessons. After only four weeks of lessons, my daughter’s attitude towards Classical Civilisation has been totally transformed. Grace has been able to bring the course to life in lessons and made it a relevant, positive learning experience."

Parent of a Year 12 student

Our Classics Teachers

  • Freddie


    "Non scholae sed vitae discimus. - We learn not for school, but for life."

    Freddie graduated from the University of Oxford in 2013 and undertook his Teach First qualification at Devonshire Hill Primary school. Freddie spent 3 years in the classroom before becoming a full time tutor in 2015. He is a highly experienced 11+ tutor, having guided students in recent years through their applications to Eton, Harrow, Wellington, St Paul's, Westminster, Francis Holland, Godolphin and Latymer, and the Harrodian. He also specialises in 13+ preparation, both Common Entrance and scholarship exams.

  • Meredith


    "Classics is a bridge between the past and present."

    Meredith holds a BA Classics from the University of Oxford, specialising in Latin and Ancient Greek, and a Masters from King’s College London. Meredith completed her PGCE teaching qualification through the Teach First programme in 2015 and holds 6 years of classroom experience teaching at a Central London secondary school. In addition to tutoring Classics and English, Meredith runs Personal Statement classes and mock Oxbridge interviews. She currently teaches at a high performing school in Beijing.

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Interested In Classical Civilisation?

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