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Latin: Increasing Year 12 numbers

After an article in the Melbourne Age on increasing Latin numbers, a colleague consulted the VCAA (Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority) site to check the numbers of Year 12 students sitting the Latin paper over recent years. Below is a graph of, generally, increasing numbers. It would be fair to say that a number of independent schools have reintroduced Latin over the last decade. We are yet so see the full impact of these programs on Year 12 numbers.

12Latin Numbers1995-2014