Keystone logo
Mander Portman Woodward A Level Ancient History
Mander Portman Woodward

A Level Ancient History

90-92, United Kingdom

Request duration


Request pace

Request application deadline

Request earliest startdate

Request tuition fees



Explore scholarship opportunities to help fund your studies


If you think your school life is demanding, spare a thought for the Spartans. At seven, boys left home and entered a public "boarding-school" educational system to produce warriors. Girls, unusually for the ancient world, also received formal education and would learn how to wrestle, throw the javelin and fight with their fists. To toughen them up, boys were expected to steal their food and to sleep on beds made from reeds they had plucked themselves from the riverbanks. They too then had to pass all-important examinations testing their physical resilience, fighting skills and discipline at the age of eighteen.

By studying Ancient History, you will gain a rich understanding not only of Greece and Rome themselves but the peoples of unknown and mysterious worlds" that they encountered. For example, you will look at Celtic Britain with its woad-painted warriors and fire-enchanted Druids and how the Romans subdued it. The course will introduce you to the conflicts between the Greek city-states and between Greece and Persia. You will study the shift from the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire and the complex social changes it brought about.

About the School


Similar Courses

  • Summer Course - French gastronomy
    • Paris, France
  • Summer School Ancient Egyptian Magic and Astronomy: Texts and Practices
    • Online Italy
  • Summer School How to Study Egyptian Mummies: Techniques and Instruments
    • Online Italy