23rd October 2019 | Whole School

Annual Support for The Royal British Legion

Annually we help raise funds for the Royal British Legion through the sale of poppies and poppy merchandise. Monies that we collect go towards funding the Legion’s ongoing work in supporting the Armed Forces community; serving and ex-serving personnel and their families. In the pictures you will see the items available to the children wit ...

22nd October 2019 | Whole School

Top Tip Tuesday: On-line Gaming Safety Information

Did you know that Fortnite has a Pan European Game Information rating  (PEGI) of 12 ? The school are aware that some children play Fortnite – they have told us and the school have reinforced the age rating.  Fortnite is an online game;  players compete against each other to be the last person standing in player vs player (PVP) combat ...

21st October 2019 | Whole School

RN and RAF Bear on Deployment

When our Service Parents are deployed they have the option of taking one of our service bears with them to help keep them company and report back to the school about their deployment endeavours. Our service bears are very well travelled and have many stories, medals and certificates. Currently, our RN and RAF Bear are both on deployment, ...

18th October 2019 | Whole School

Big Draw 2019

It was great to see parents and carers join us this afternoon for the Big Draw 2019. It is an annual opportunity for the school community to come together and take some time to be creative and enjoy a time of calm. Drawing is a universal language and we were delighted that children and adults enjoyed the time drawing side by side. ...

18th October 2019 | Whole School

GFM Awards 2019

The Annual GFM Awards took place on Wednesday 16 October at Bay House. Children from across the GFM were celebrated for a variety of achievements, having been nominated by staff from across the GFM. We were delighted that our school choir, for second year running,  joined the Rowner Junior School choir and sang at this special GFM event. T ...

15th October 2019 | Whole School

Top Tip Tuesday: Learning Through Play

Play and talk allow children to develop their concentration and thrive socially and academically. Despite its many benefits, statistics show that the amount of time children play is on the decline.  There are many simple and cheap games available that are fun to play and enable basic yet important skills. We are finding, at Gomer, that mo ...

14th October 2019 | Whole School

Black History Month

In the UK, October is known nationally as Black History Month. One of our School Councillors requested that we found some learning time to learn about some incredible individuals due to it not being part of our formal history curriculum. At Gomer, we are aware that over the centuries some people have been treated very unfairly. Often the ...

13th October 2019 | Whole School

Beach 'Littered' with Gomer Hi Vis Collecting Plastic

Sad but necessary, our beaches need help keeping clean and Stokes Bay is no exception. Having learnt about the beach clean, from our Head Girl, many children and adults helped Friends of Stokes Bay litter pick on Saturday 12 October. It did not take long for Team Gomer to find lots of plastic which saddened us all. The main hub of volunte ...