30th June 2018 | Whole School

Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.  https://www.armedforcesday.org.uk/ Gomer Junior would like to extend their appreciation to the men and women who are serving in the Armed Forces community an ...

26th June 2018 | Whole School

Basketball Success

On a hot and sticky afternoon, Gomer sent 2 teams of 8 year six students into action at Bridgemary to take part in a Basketball tournament again 3 other teams from Gosport. It was a highly competitive event, with lots of great action and some very high scoring games. In the end our A team won 2 out of 4 games, a great achievement that was ...

26th June 2018 | Whole School

Class Photos Coming Home Today

  Class photos, taken by Alex Guy, will be sent home today. This year, we have revisited a more traditional way of photographing the children. Please note, Y6 pupils have had two photos taken: x1 serious and x1 humorous. Alex thought that this would be a fun option for our soon to be leavers but families have the choice as to which on ...

24th June 2018 | Whole School

Prestigious National TES Award Winners – STEM Team of the Year

London, 22 June 2018, Gomer Junior School has won the Science, technology and engineering teacher or team of the year award at the prestigious 2018 Tes Schools Awards. The awards, celebrating their tenth year, recognise outstanding contributions made by education teams and individuals to help students around the country to succeed, both i ...

21st June 2018 | Whole School

Gomer Squad – Hampshire Games 2018

Our Y4 mixed team tennis finalists competed today at the Hampshire Games. This huge event allows all finalists across Hampshire to play each other in order to be selected for further county competitions. After a long drive to Aldershot Military Stadium, the squad were keen to show off their ceremony flags in the school’s parade. To have so ...

20th June 2018 | Whole School

STEM BAE Roadshow

We were delighted to host the BAE Roadshow for the fourth consecutive year last week. The 2018 was entitled “It’s a Numbers Game.” Throughout the show the children were introduced to a series of fun and fascinating ways in which Maths is used in everyday life, including examples of the practical application of mathematical techniques with ...

20th June 2018 | Whole School

We Are Sailing…

With thanks to Mr Baker-Jones and his volunteers, who hosted a taster sailing session on Monday, on Alverstoke Creek through the St. Mary’s Sailing Club. Ten Y5 pupils had the opportunity to crew and to sail on their own – which they did so with much enthusiasm and confidence. The children sailed in Picos and Optimists. There ...

20th June 2018 | Whole School

Road To Russia

As the Football World Cup 2018 has begun, we danced through different countries on our ‘Road to Russia!’ as part of our Curriculum PE on Friday 15 June. The progression from translating ideas from stimuli into movement with support, demonstrating rhythm and spatial awareness and improvising with confidence and exaggerating dan ...

20th June 2018 | Whole School

Special Man Lunch 2018

We were joined by 117 men who are special to our children, in a variety of ways, on Friday 16 June, ahead of the Father’s Day Weekend. The FROGJS Special Man gift sale was a success the day before and our special lunch celebrated some of the children’s special men. It was great to see so many adults at lunchtime and to see how ...

19th June 2018 | Whole School

Portsmouth Music Festival 2018

For the 5th consecutive year, we were delighted to attend the Portsmouth Music Festival. 15 of our choir members attended and performed very well. Additionally, one of our Y6 Rock Steady Bands performed too. They did so well they received a standing ovation form many in the audience. We fully embrace music at Gomer and are proud of our of ...