16th September 2015 | Whole School

September Spectacular Success

Thank you to the parents/carers and children who joined us for our after school Y5/6 September Spectacular on Wednesday 16. It was an enjoyable and worthwhile experience for all who attended. The children, who were entertained by the Y5 teachers, listened to some spectacularly spooky stories. Meanwhile, the parents/carers were informed by ...

15th September 2015 | Whole School

September GLC: Life After Levels

Many thanks to the parents/carers who attended the GLC on ‘Life After Levels’ today. As you are probably aware, as from this academic year, the pupils will no longer be tracked and assessed using a levels system based around levels and sub-levels. We outlined this on our September newsletter. The attached information provides an insight in ...

14th September 2015 | Whole School

Homes for Hampshire Children

There is a national shortage of foster carers and adoptive families. Hampshire County Council is looking to recruit new carers. HCC are holding several ‘drop-in’ sessions to give members of the public the opportunity to talk to staff, foster carers and adoptive parents about fostering and adoption. Sessions local to us is on S ...

11th September 2015 | Whole School

Cycling to School

As part of our BikeIt! initiative, we do encourage cycling and scooting to school but would ask you to consider the safety implications.  Permission is granted on the understanding that your child is a competent cyclist. Cycling to School permission letters can be collected from the school office. Your child is required to store his/her bi ...

10th September 2015 | Whole School

A Message from The Discovery Centre

Just a quick reminder for the children taking part in this years Record Breakers Summer Reading Challenge… There is still time for children to finish and collect their medals and certificates. The last day will be Saturday 12th September at 5p.m – tomorrow! Please encourage your children to complete their challenge. Thank you fo ...

9th September 2015 | Whole School

Jacqueline Wilson Author Visit – Saturday 17 October

We are pleased to announce that Bay House School, in partnership with the Hayling Island Bookshop will be hosting one of two very special events in Gosport with Dame Jacqueline Wilson on Saturday October 17th. The two events are being held to celebrate the publication of the latest novel in Jacqueline’s Hettie Feather series – Little Star ...

8th September 2015 | Whole School

Head Boy and Head Girl Congratulations

Congratulations to Maddison Harrower and Dillon Wicks on their Head Girl and Head Boy appointment. Our Heads of School are pictured below. Both pupils applied for the position of Head Boy and Head Girl. They will work closely with the Gomer Reps (to be photographed later on in the week). Dillon and Maddison had their first duty to complete ...

7th September 2015 | Whole School

Helping the Refugee Crisis with a Bag 2 School

Today, in our Collective Worship, we explored what the word ‘refugee’ means and who and why people become refugees. It was an opportunity to reflect on how wonderful, and at the same time, how cruel our world is. We briefly discussed the current situation in Calais and in Syria. The school community wants to help the refugee cr ...

6th September 2015 | Whole School

Scooters for Schools Competition

We have signed-up to a competition in an attempt to win some scooters for our school. We have recently been given some funding by Cllr Peter Edgar for a new scooter pod; he was very impressed with our silver level BikeIt! award. It would be fabulous to have some Gomer Junior scooters to put in it. So, please vote for your school. Please a ...

4th September 2015 | Whole School

Rocksteady Music School at Gomer

Most 7-11 year-olds don’t need a second invitation to seriously enjoy themselves. The Rocksteady in-school rock band music sessions are a proven way of making music fun and giving youngsters the chance to rehearse together, perform songs they love and learn life skills along the way. Band lessons on the electric guitar, drums, keyboard or ...