A Level Classical Greek · OCR (Reformed) 

Dates Available

Week 1: Monday 26 - Friday 30 April
Week 2: Monday 2 - Friday 6 April
Week 3: Monday 9 - Friday 13 April


OCR H444

Length of Course

As required


Subject to requirement

The course will consist of tailored sessions based on individuals' requirements, with intensive coverage of the set texts and of practice in translating unseen passages. As for the literature, tuition will concentrate on translation, stylistic assessment and exploring themes and characters of:

Prose Literature

 Thucydides, Histories, Book 4, 29-40


Plato, Apology, 35e to end


Xenephon, Memorabilia, Book 1.II.12 to 1.II.38

Verse Literature

Homer, Odyssey 9, lines 231-460


Sophocles, Antigone, lines 162-222, 248-33, 441-496, 998-1032

You must clearly state which texts are required at the time of booking.

Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of Classical Greek texts within their literary, social and historical contexts.

Where the language is concerned, unseen passages will be translated in class and the grammar and syntax of these analysed closely. Practice in Greek prose composition will also be offered, for those who intend to choose the Prose Composition option in the exam.


OCR Anthology for AS and A level Classical Greek