29th February 2020 | Whole School

Job Vacancy at GJS

Following the staffing update in our March newsletter, that Mrs Linford is leaving us at Easter, please find below a link to our GClub Advert which is located on the GFM website. We are going to miss Mrs Linford very much but are committed to recruiting so that we maintain the superb ethos in our popular GClub. Please do share this post. h ...

27th February 2020 | Whole School

Y3 Have It All Wrapped Up!

As part of their History learning this term Year 3 have been learning about life in Ancient Egypt. Mummification was a process they performed to preserve the body after death because they believed individuals travelled to an afterlife. Yesterday, to support learning in English around ‘instructional texts’ the Year 3 teachers u ...

25th February 2020 | Whole School

Pancakes at Gomer ahead of Lent

In our whole school assembly yesterday and during lunchtime today we thought about Lent. Lent is a period of reflection and preparation in the run up to Easter. Lent 2020 starts tomorrow. The 40 days and 40 nights of Lent can be marked by fasting from both food and festivities, hence why pancakes are eaten on Shrove Tuesday – to eat ...

24th February 2020 | Whole School

Safer Internet Day 2020

Online Safety is a huge part of the Computing curriculum at Gomer Junior School and on Tuesday 11th February, the whole school participated in Safer Internet Day. The theme for this year was ‘Exploring Identity Online’ and so the focus was on making sure our online identities were safe. We started off with an assembly where we ...

21st February 2020 | Whole School

Keep Your Family Safe Online Event

Would you like to know more on how to keep your family safe online? The GFM is delighted to host The Next Gen IT, in partnership with Google Digital Garage, who are offering a workshop on the subject at The Gosport STEM Centre which is located in the Bay House Sports Hall. It will be held on Tuesday 3rd March from 4pm to 5.30pm (1hr present ...

20th February 2020 | Whole School

Budding Estate Agents Meet Local Estate Agent

Y3 have thoroughly enjoyed their history learning of the Egyptians. This term they have interested themselves in a variety of learning opportunities. Most recently, their descriptive writing saw them write ‘property particulars’ for Egyptian Tombs following their learning about Tutankhamun. The children understood their audien ...

19th February 2020 | Whole School

BOOM! LEGO League

  Last week, the GFM hosted a LEGO League in the Gosport STEM Centre . The First BOOMTOWN BUILD LEGO League UK is partnered with the IET and our event was sponsored by Dyer and Butler .With thanks to Stephen Shaw for training the teachers to work with the children before enabling them to build, create, problem solve and collaborate. All ...

19th February 2020 | Whole School

FROGJS Red Disco

Over half of the school attended the FROGJS red disco on Wednesday of last week and the children had great fun. The decorations looked really pretty – so much so we kept them up for the next day too. Using our new DJ kit Mr Merrifield organised us a super catchy play-list. Encouraged by Mr Willis (parent and secondary GFM AHT) the v ...

13th February 2020 | Whole School

Y5 Anglo Saxons

Year 5 participated in a fantastic Anglo-Saxon Day on Wednesday 12 February. The children were fully immersed in their learning and thoroughly enjoyed becoming their Anglo-Saxon alter-egos – wearing their name all day. Many children chose to dress-up and all engaged positively with their learning. The hall smelt delicious following ...