For Teachers

A wealth of resources created by teachers, for teachers, are available on the Classics Library website.

ACE Syllabus Overviews

As part of our Classical Civilisation Teachers’ Summer School, held at King’s College London, ACE has prepared a series of introductory talks, delivered by leading academics and tailored specifically for the GCSE and AS/A-level Classical Civilisation syllabi. Find them here.

Exam syllabi


Bloomsbury Academic Press, as OCR’s official publishing partner, has designed a range of textbooks to support the delivery of OCR Classical Civilisation and Ancient History courses. Full details of the titles and their contents can be accessed here.

Classical Civilisation
AS/A Level

Ancient History
AS/A Level 

International Baccalaureate
Classical Greek and Roman Studies

Scottish Qualifications Authority
Classical Studies
National 3,4,5, Higher and Advanced Higher

Cambridge International Examinations
Cambridge International AS and A Level in Classical Studies

GCSE Latin (with Roman Civilisation component)

Teaching Sources in Translation (Eduqas and OCR)

Shared Teaching Resources

This selection of pooled teaching resources covers several Classical Civilisation and Ancient History modules.

Classical Civilisation and Ancient History Leaflets

Printable leaflets are available here on the benefits of a Classical Civilisation and Ancient History education.

Hellenic and Roman Societies – Resources for Teachers & Schools

For information about how the Hellenic and Roman Societies can help you deliver Classical teaching in your school, click here.

OBP Classics Textbooks

Open Book Publishers make available a range of high quality Classics resources in PDF format for FREE. These are designed for use by teachers and A Level/IB/Advanced Higher students. The titles which are currently available are designed to support LATIN specifications but the introductions and chapters covering key themes in Classical literature and history are likely to be of interest and value to those pursuing qualifications in Classical Civilisation and Ancient History. We have linked to the free PDF copies here, but if you wish to purchase other formats, please visit their website.

Virgil, Aeneid 4.1-299

Ingo Gildenhard

Virgil, Aeneid 11 (Pallas & Camilla), 1–224, 498–521, 532–96, 648–89, 725–835

Ingo Gildenhard and John Henderson

Cicero, Philippic 2.44–50, 78–92, 100–119

Ingo Gildenhard

Cicero, On Pompey’s Command 27-49

Ingo Gildenhard, Louise Hodgson, et al.

Cicero, Against Verres, 2.1.53–86

Ingo Gildenhard

Ovid, Metamorphoses, 3.511-733

Ingo Gildenhard and Andrew Zissos

Ovid, Amores Book 1

William Turpin

Cornelius Nepos, Life of Hannibal

Brett Mulligan

Tacitus, Annals, 15.20-23, 33-45

Matthew Owen and Ingo Gildenhard