22nd May 2020 | Whole School

Safety First: possible reopening of schools 1 June

Since we wrote to you last week, the GFM continues to take a cautious and careful approach to reopening its schools in order to do our best to keep staff, children and their families safe. We believe doing this together, in cooperation, will be the way we can achieve a return to being in school for part of the week, whilst continuing to l ...

21st May 2020 | Whole School

Hidden Heroes by Lilly in Year 3

Well done Lilly for this super poem. Thank you for sharing it with us. Hidden Heroes They don’t wear capes They come in all shapes They can be man or woman Some come by cars and others by van They work all hours They all deserve flowers They don’t ask for praise They all deserve a raise They all wear gloves To look after the people we love They work ...

20th May 2020 | Whole School

Sign Up for 30 Days Wild!

This coming June, join thousands of people taking part in The Wildlife Trusts annual nature challenge – 30 Days Wild! They are encouraging children to do one wild thing a day throughout the whole month: for  health, wellbeing and for the planet. That’s 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness. You’ll get a free, downloadab ...

19th May 2020 | Whole School

Thank a Teacher Day – tomorrow

Teachers across the country, are thanked, every year on National Thank A Teacher Day. Might you like to join together to say a HUGE thank you to the staff at Gomer for their amazing work not only in these challenging times but all year round? We would like to extend this to our super support staff who teach the children in so many ways al ...

18th May 2020 | Whole School

Marvellous Monday – Learning Power – Resilience

This is our last assembly before half term. We are looking forward to seeing you again today and will be introducing our Learning Power of the week – resilience. We will also be sharing our: Rainbow Gs Thinking around keeping ourselves safe – using the science we have access to New on-line learning developments Learning Power and ...

15th May 2020 | Whole School

Thank You NHS from the GFM

The grass is growing, the plants are growing and the GFM sites still need looking after. Our Site and Estates Team are all working really hard to maintain the GFM Estate. Lots of grass has had to be cut recently and ever creative, some of our grass has been cut with a thank you message for the NHS. Thank you Jamie, Matt and Glen – t ...

14th May 2020 | Whole School

Saltwater – bring the beach to your home

Saltwater are currently unable to visit the schools, they have posted some activities that may be fun to watch and do whilst at home. Getting out in nature provides a wonderful escape from stress, anxiety and negative thoughts. It has been long thought that swimming and playing at the beach has even more health benefits; historically doct ...

13th May 2020 | Whole School

Sunflower Growing

Our Gomer Growers were offered the opportunity to grow one of our sunflowers at home. We are delighted that lots are being looked after at home – by the Growers and Team Gomer.  We had success last year with our sunflowers and in particular a giant of a sunflower grew by the car park gate near the Gomer Grower’s Allotment. Gom ...

12th May 2020 | Whole School

Calling all pupils to Times Tables Rock Stars

Gomer has dropped in the local schools league on Times Tables Rock Stars. We have moved from tenth place to twentieth. We are delighted that our family school Rowner Junior has raced to fifth in the league but would hope to see Gomer in the Top 10 also. Year 3 are working REALLY hard to maintain our position position number twenty but we ...

11th May 2020 | Whole School

Marvelous Monday Assembly – diet coke break…

We are looking forward to seeing you all at our Marvelous Monday assembly today at 10.30am in our Google Classrooms. We will be learning about how people spent time ‘thinking’ last week about being kind to themselves and to others too. Team Gomer will be thinking about showing kindess to Mrs Mulhall too. Mrs Mulhall will intro ...