31st January 2019 | Whole School

Adverse Weather Conditions

You will be aware that there is an amber weather warning across parts of the South Coast for this evening and overnight and into tomorrow (Friday 1 February). At this stage we are anticipating that school will be open tomorrow, however, should a decision be made to close the school, then parents/carers will be notified as early as possibl ...

31st January 2019 | Whole School

National Sharing of gSTEM

We love STEM and are keen to enthuse as many people as possible about the importance of STEM in the primary curriculum. Our children love learning all things STEM for half a day each week. We were delighted to see that STEM Learning published Mrs Digby’s article in their national publication regarding an integrated curriculum approa ...

30th January 2019 | Whole School

Recycling and Fund Raising

Thank you for sending in your recyclable clothing items which were collected by the organisation to Bag2School. They collected our items early this morning and took away 309kg of bagged clothing. Interestingly, this was 80kg more than the last time we had a Bag2School collection. If you missed the collection and still have items you wish ...

30th January 2019 | Whole School

JRSOs – Back on Patrol

Our fabulous JRSO Team will be patrolling again. It is great that the team are enthusiastic about working in our community but the school is sad that they need to patrol at all. Any person parking unsafely or illegal, close to school, will be given a Gomer Junior JRSO Parking Ticket. If you unsure why you have been given a ticket, please ...

29th January 2019 | Whole School

Zai jian – goodbye

Our 19 Chinese visitors were delighted to leave Gomer Junior with a Learning Power Certificate. Learning Power certificates are awarded, one per class, in our Friday celebration assembly. Due the our visitors’ contributions and adaptations to school life, we were delighted to present each child with a certificate. There was a specia ...

29th January 2019 | Whole School

Plucky Year 4

Year 4 love music and have made a superb start to their strings tuition. This term, each pupil will have the opportunity to play a violin and cello. We can’t wait for their end of term performance! Brass was a success last term and the children continue to apply themselves well. The specialist tuition supports the children well and ...

29th January 2019 | Whole School

Snow?!? Wrap up….

In the event there is a  snow fall tonight, it is very unlikely that the snow will stop us from operating as normal tomorrow. However, it is very cold at the moment so we politely request that children are sent to school with a jumper and coat to help them keep warm whilst out and about at break times. We know that some children do not pe ...

29th January 2019 | Whole School

Bag2School – collection – TOMORROW

With thanks to the FROGJS for registering us for the Bag2School. Bag2School collects good quality and clean second hand clothing for re-use, including: adults and children’s clothing, paired shoes, hats, belts, handbags, ties and soft toys. NO: bedding, curtains, towels, household linen, workwear, school uniform or bric-a-brac please ...

29th January 2019 | Whole School

Learning with a Local Artist

We love the arts at Gomer and are always keen to improve our skills – children and adults. With a focus on our ArtsMark work, we were delighted to be recently visited by Maggie Cochran, a local artist to Gosport, who provided a workshop for our Y6 pupils and training for the staff team. Maggie produces stunning abstract, contemporar ...

23rd January 2019 | Whole School

Dragon Seen Dancing in Gomer Hall

The Dragon dance  is a form of traditional dance and performance in Chinese culture. Like the lion dance, it is most often seen in festive celebrations. The dance is performed by a team of experienced dancers who manipulate a long flexible figure of a dragon using poles positioned at regular intervals along the length of the dragon. The d ...