ESMS Community: Junior School Initiatives

Posted on 04th May 2020 in Community, The Junior School

Child holding a butterfly

Following the country’s lockdown restrictions which have necessitated an adjustment to life at home without our friends and relatives, Bryan Lewis and the team in our Development Office have been working hard to create initiatives with the aim of keeping our community connected, whilst we are apart.

Here are just a few of the ESMS Community initiatives that we think you and your family might enjoy:

Quiz for Kids

We challenge your child/children to take part in our interactive online quiz every Thursday morning from 10.30-11.00am, aimed at testing the general knowledge of children between the ages of 8 and 12 with a selection of multiple-choice questions. This is not just aimed at competitive quizzers as our main focus is to have fun!

Family Quiz

This is one for the whole family! An online family quiz is hosted every Tuesday evening from 8.00-8.45pm, to keep all ages entertained. Testing your general knowledge with a series of fun multiple-choice questions, see where your family lands on the leader board! There is no limit to the size of group that can take part or, if you are looking for more of a challenge, you are welcome to take part individually.

Call for Jokes

If you would like to share a joke or two to help keep people smiling, please get in touch with Suzi on! Dillon's (P4) joke certainly made us giggle:
"Why did the dinosaur cross the road?
Because it was the chicken’s day off!"


Join Mr Skuse, Head of Junior School Music, with his piano for a singalong session via Zoom every Wednesday at 10.30am. We sing along to everything from Loch Lomond to The Bare Necessities so there really is a song for everyone. The perfect uplifting way to start your Wednesday.

Baking Recipes

The Development Office have had some amazing home bakes and cooking shared with with them over the course of the last few weeks, including a recipe for jammy dodgers from Sophie (P3) and Hannah (Thistles) who have been practising their baking. You can find recipes and baking inspiration on the Community Blog. 

Please visit the ESMS Community Blog for more information on how to get involved with any of these initiatives.

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