Starting school in September 2024
If your child is 4, or will turn 4, before 1st September 2024, they can start school in September 2024 – for further information on how to apply for a place, please go to our Admissions page.
Applications open for Hampshire residents on 1st November 2023 and the closing date is Monday 15th January for Year R September 2024.
Gomer Infant School virtual tour
Please click here to view a video of our school.
Welcome to our new Year R intake – September 2023
We are delighted that your child has joined us and we look forward to meeting you all at the start of this exciting journey. Our aim is to work in partnership with you to make the transition into school a smooth and happy experience for you and your child.
We will be using Tapestry (a secure online learning portal) to communicate with you and further information on how to set up your account will be sent to you soon, please ensure your account is set up once you receive this so you don’t miss out on any information. If you have any queries, please contact the school office email@example.com / 02392 580808.
Useful Information for Parents/Carers
Uniform clothing and labels:
Books, reading and services
School Nursing Team
The School Nursing Team will have sent you an introductory letter to give you more information about their services, or you can visit their website.
School Readiness – Courses & Workshops:
HC3S – our catering supplier
You can follow HC3S on Facebook for tips and upcoming events to help get your little one ready for school.
You can order your child’s lunch choice via Arbor.
You do not have to pay for lunches, under the Universal Infant Free School Meals programme, all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 are entitled to a free lunchtime meal.
Term Time Dates – Hampshire County Council
What will I learn at school, a guide for parents/ carers:
Please also have a look at our Curriculum page.
Parent Teacher Association
Find out more about Pogos (our PTA).
Letters, info and other useful information:
- Gomer Uniform letter – details of school uniform requirements and how to purchase.
- Woodpeckers Breakfast and After School Club
- Ready Steady School – leaflet on how to get your child ready for school
- Easyfundraising – how to fund raise for the school whilst online shopping
- Cool Milk Scheme – information & how to register on free school milk available to children under 5
- Our School app – personalised app for our school that allows us to keep you updated with school information and events
- Travelling to school – Hampshire Schools – My Journey
If you are entitled to Pupil Premium, it is important to register. Pupil Premium provides additional funding which will benefit your child and school, for example subsided trips/ clubs and free uniform at the start of the academic year. It takes only 5 minutes to check if your eligibility and you will get an instant reply.