Innovation
Berwick Innovation Center

Lower School Innovation

Explore, Think, Design

Something Special for the Lower School!
The power of play and explorative fun!
Innovation in the Lower School comes in many forms. From our Innovation Ex program, to curricular innovation like the Project Approach, to the use of our interactive sandbox and robotics in science class, it is infused into many aspects of the Pre-K through grade 4 experience. 

Three Fundamental Connections

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  • Innovation Ex

    Innovation Ex is an afterschool enrichment program available to students in grades 1-4. 
     
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  • 4th Grade Passion Projects

    In the fourth grade, students embark on a Passion Project to discover and explore a personal passion. 
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  • Lower School Project Approach

    Our project approach to teaching and learning, which includes studying meaningful and authentic topics, encourages collaboration and deep thinking. 
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Jennifer Brewer, Lower School Librarian

The Lower School’s Innovation Ex Program fosters discovery, creativity, and fun; these enrichment sessions provide our youngest learners with the opportunity to explore and experiment with new concepts and skills.

Recent Innovation Ex Sessions

  • Celebrate a Hero Using iPads
  • Chinese Calligraphy
  • Digital Scrapbooking
  • Eat the Rainbow: Fun with Food
  • Fiber Arts
  • Digital Photography
  • Lego Robotics
  • Math Games
  • Printmaking Marathon
  • Soap Making
  • Yoga

Contact

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  • Jennifer Brewer

    Library Director, Lower School Librarian, LS Innovation Coordinator
    207-384-2164 Ext 2705
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.