Higher Latin

Course Specification

Explains the structure of the Course, including its purpose and aims and information on the skills, knowledge and understanding that will be developed.

Past Papers and Marking Instructions

Access all past papers by subject/level

Specimen Question Papers

Illustrates the standard, structure and requirements of the question papers candidates will sit (includes marking instructions).

Course reports

Provides information on the performance of candidates - which is useful to teachers, lecturers and assessors in their preparation of candidates for future assessment.

Course Reports

Understanding Standards

Latin Understanding Standards event 2019-20

An event covering recent changes to course assessment for National 5 and Higher Latin will take place on Monday 18 November 2019 from 9.30am to 3.30pm in Glasgow. 

Delegates will:

  • take part in workshops on literary appreciation and translating
  • review the revised course documents and candidate evidence for both question papers and levels
  • have the opportunity to have their questions answered
  • receive a CPD certificate after the event.

Please note that more than one delegate per centre can attend this event.

We would encourage you to attend and look forward to seeing you at this event.

Book your place

Examples of candidate evidence with commentaries

Latin course assessment overview

Changes to understanding standards materials

Please note: Understanding Standards material are regularly reviewed to ensure they remain up to date.


Additional CPD support

Where any particular areas of concern are identified, which are not addressed by our Understanding Standards events or support materials, we will offer free continuing professional development (CPD) training, subject to request. CPD support is subject-specific and can be tailored to cover one or more qualification level. To find out more about this service visit our CPD page.