Worcester’s premier college-preparatory co-ed day school serving students from Central MA and MetroWest, Pre-K–Grade 12

Global Studies 

Four beliefs frame the Global Studies experience for our students as they develop into citizens of the global community:

  • Learning takes place when we step outside of the known environment, beyond what is familiar and comfortable;
  • Global engagement and cultural awareness are threads to be woven throughout a student's career at Bancroft;
  • Exposure to cultural differences builds empathy and understanding of diversity in all its forms; and
  • Bancroft’s unique PreK–12 experience allows occasions to periodically reflect on how global learning has changed and enriched our perspectives over time.

Lower School: Introduction & Connection

  • Global Studies in Lower School

    Multidimensional Central Subject units combine history, literature, geography, and writing.
  • Hands-on art and music introduce cultures and peoples from other times and places.
  • Field trips and our foreign language program in Spanish add to these connections and expose students to the world’s richness and complexity at an early age.
  • View Curriculum for: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Middle School: Exploration & Discovery

  • Global Studies in Middle School

    Language offerings expand to encompass Latin, Spanish, and Mandarin.
  • Teachers guide students to think creatively and analytically as they explore new ideas about environment, culture, and politics.
  • Extensive community service outings reveal our power to improve lives, and raise awareness of our roles as global citizens.
  • World travel opportunities allow exploration and discovery of different ways of life.

Upper School: Experience & Impact

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