Academics

Nexus By Division

Lower School
  • Academic Programs
  • Global Curriculum
  • Introduction to Foreign Languages
Middle School
  • Academic Programs
  • Global Curriculum
  • Service Learning
  • Adventure Learning
Upper School
  • Global Scholars Program
  • Academic Programs
  • Global Curriculum
  • Language and Cultural Immersion
  • Service Learning
  • Adventure Learning

About Nexus Global Studies

Citizens of the World. Students at Cape Henry.
Cape Henry’s Nexus Program is recognized as one of the leading global studies programs in the country. This groundbreaking program engages students in a comprehensive curriculum that fosters an awareness of the global community through academic studies, cultural and language immersion, real-world research, field study and service-learning projects that stretch them intellectually, emotionally, spiritually. Nexus seeks to introduce students to a wide variety of stimulating experiences. Students have the opportunity to travel overseas and experience diverse cultures, explore varied ecosystems, and immerse themselves in the language of their choosing.

As one of the founding members of the Global Education Benchmark Group, Cape Henry leverages partnerships with international sister schools and communities as well as numerous educational organizations and foundations, such as the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI), the Global Public Service Academies (GPSA), and the Cheetah Conservation Fund, just to name just a few.

At Cape Henry, the Nexus program is integrated into the curriculum at all grade levels. Field-study opportunities range from the Grade 4 Museum of Mathematics program to the Grade 12 program for interested seniors that requires each student to create, conduct and present their own meaningful Global Studies project.


The Nexus Global Studies Program includes:
  • Global Education Curriculum
  • Language and Cultural Immersion
  • Service Learning
  • Adventure Learning
  • Global Scholars Program and Diploma Distinction

Program Staff

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