Providing children with enrichment opportunities is essential in the lower school education at Episcopal School of Jacksonville. Certified teachers expand the knowledge and experience of students in classrooms designed for each enrichment class. By exposing students to new opportunities for learning in specialized areas, students’ self-confidence, grit, and resilience are increased. Passions are developed, talents are shaped, and gifts are discovered through enrichment classes.
Music - diverse instrumental work, music reading, singing, and musical theater performances. Learn more.
Dance - jazz, hip hop, ballet, and choreography enhance coordination, flexibility, and movement. Offered during school and as an after-school activity. Learn more.
P.E. - develops motor skills, promotes physical activity, and teaches fitness knowledge. Students also learn valuable lessons in sportsmanship and develop social-emotional skills.
Art - multimedia projects including printmaking, oil, chalk, clay and more teach elements of art. Art history and cross-curriculum lessons are incorporated into class. Learn more.
Innovation - robotics, coding, Lego, 3D printing and more. Learn more.
Library - Used for research as part of academic instruction, building reading skills, and developing a love of literature. Students are encouraged to check out books to enjoy at home. Learn more.
Spanish - begins with vocabulary and moves into communicative skills, includes singing, dancing and games to make learning fun.
Christian Education - curriculum presents concepts related to the Biblical and historical doctrines of the Christian faith and fosters a respect for the various traditions of other denominations and faiths. Weekly Chapel services, classroom instruction, daily devotions, prayer, scripture memory, and the discussion and teaching of Biblical values help students develop an understanding of the Christian faith. Learn more.