Academics
Lower School

After School Extensions

Beyond the School Day

Lower School After School Extensions offer opportunities for our students beyond the school day. The four programs below highlight the primary areas of programming.  

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  • Aftercare

    Aftercare is available Monday through Friday, for PK-4 students, beginning at the 3:05 dismissal and lasting until 5:15 p.m.  
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  • Aftercare Plus

    Throughout the year, the Lower School will offer occasional community events after school ranging from Dancers Without Borders dance programming, to nature hikes, to children’s movies in the theater.  
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  • Extended Passion Projects

    In the fourth grade, students embark on a Passion Project to discover and explore a personal passion. At the completion of their Passion Project, students may elect to continue their project as an Innovation Pursuit (IP) with support from the Lower School Innovation Coordinator. 
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  • Innovation Ex

    The Innovation Ex program allows first through fourth grade students the opportunity to participate in various group and club programs.
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Berwick Academy, situated on an 80-acre campus just over one hour north of Boston, serves 600 students, Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Deeply committed to its mission of promoting virtue and useful knowledge, Berwick Academy empowers students to be creative and bold. Berwick strives to graduate alumni who shape their own learning, take risks, ask thoughtful questions, and come to understand and celebrate their authentic selves. Founded in 1791 and rooted in a tradition of college preparation, our culture of innovation prepares students for a complex and dynamic world.