31st March 2020 | Whole School

Are you looking after your mental health?

Infectious disease outbreaks, like the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, can be scary and can affect our mental health. While it is important to stay informed, there are also many things we can do to support and manage our mental health during such times. We are all working hard to follow the governments directions  to stay at home ...

30th March 2020 | Whole School

Mrs Mulhall's Marvellous Monday Assembly

Today, at 10am, our first on-line assembly will appear in your Google Classroom. As Mrs Mulhall outlined recently, we are still very much a community, but interacting and learning in different ways. During our 15 minute long assembly (the amount of time we normally meet at school) you will hear some words of encouragement from Mrs Mulhall ...

28th March 2020 | Whole School

Help: Is homeschooling a misnomer?

We are aware that it has been a challenging week for a variety of reasons. In the current crisis the term ‘home schooling’ (not something we have said as a school) is putting pressure on families. We haven’t asked you to ‘home school’ the children in the sense of following the National Curriculum. Purposeful ...

27th March 2020 | Whole School

Shout Outs for Team Gomer

Last week was really busy in preparation for this week. Both weeks have been busy and different. We have been really appreciative of your feedback for Team Gomer and are proud of how well the whole community have worked together. In these unprecedented times your continued support is really appreciated and your feedback has made us so hap ...

26th March 2020 | Whole School

Y4 Violin Concert

Last week, on Thursday afternoon, Year 4 performed an impressive collection of violin pieces. Their enthusiasm and knowledge was clear to see, as they played each musical piece with confidence.  Their violin teacher, from Hampshire Music Service, was impressed with their musical progression over a very short period of time. We hope this w ...

26th March 2020 | Whole School

Screen Time Sign-posting – you may like to tune into…

Need to direct your children away from YouTube, Netflix or other such channels for a bit? Not sure what to suggest to your children to watch? Wanting some screen time to be as informative as possible? Have a look at these links – they may be of interest to your child. Please feel free to share others you may have found in the comments section.
9.00am – PE with Joe Wicks https://youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro
10.00am – Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com
11.00am – English with David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
12.00pm – Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/
2.00pm – History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package
4.00pm – Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks
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25th March 2020 | Whole School

#HSGDailyChallenge

On behalf of all School Games Organisers across Hampshire and IOW, we are delighted to share with you #HSGDailyChallenge initiative – a fantastic opportunity for all schools in Hampshire to  keep pupils active during these difficult times. This can be done in addition to other initiatives  we have shared.     They are aiming for all chil ...

24th March 2020 | Whole School

Privett Mile is the new Gomer Mile

We love running and walking at Gomer and it is not unusual to see children completing the Gomer Mile at lunchtime or in the afternoon. There are many, many benefits to exercising and the fresh air feels good.  Whilst school is closed we can not complete the Gomer Mile at school. But, you may like to complete the Privett Mile as your daily ...

23rd March 2020 | Whole School

We're Google Classroom & Video Tutorial Ready

Marvellous Monday Gomer! The teachers have set-up your Google classrooms with a variety of learning opportunities. Do check out the videos made by the teachers. They will show you how to approach the CGP book learning – see the schedule on where you should be in the CGP books – we are suggesting just a couple of pages a day an ...

22nd March 2020 | Whole School

Stay at Home Message from SoS for Education

Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson tweets:
You should only send your child to school on Monday if you have to, because your work is critical to our COVID-19 response.
If you are able to keep your child at home, you should.
#StayHomeSaveLives
Thank you to our school community for doing all we can to stay at home and limit the spread of the virus.