Starting School

Gomer Infant School virtual tour

Please click here  to view a video of our school.

Starting school in September 2022

If your child is 4 or will turn 4 before 1st September 2022, they can start school in September 2022. For more information to to

Applications open for Hampshire residents on 1st November 2021, the closing date for applications is 15th January 2022.

Notification for Year R Admissions is 19th April 2022. At this time, we will be starting our preparations to welcome our new Year R intake for September 2022.

Welcome to our new Year R intake – September 2021

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 to communicate with you so please ensure your account is set up. If you have any queries, please contact the school office or your child’s class teacher on Tapestry.

Please find below letters, booklets and links with useful information:

Uniforms – please see letter for uniform requirements

Uniform clothing and labels:

Mapac                       Name labels

Go To The Stikins Site To Order School Labels

Books, reading and services

Hampshire library service

Ready for school – great books to read before starting school

School Nursing Team

The School Nursing team have a form that they need all parents to complete.

Thinking about wee and poo now you are on your way to school

School Nursing health assessment letter

Aspens – our catering supplier

Aspens school approach

You will receive a letter with all the details you need to enable you to login to the Aspens Select System to order school lunches for your child.

Please see our website page Parents/Lunchtime for further help when ordering lunches.

Term Time Dates – Hampshire County Council

2021 – 2022 Hampshire School Terms and Holidays calendar

What will I learn at school, a guide for parents/ carers:

The Early Years Foundation Stage Booklet

Letters, info and other useful information:

  • Gomer Uniform letter – details of school uniform requirements and how to purchase.
  • 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

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.