Gomer Junior School
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Pyrford Close
Alverstoke
Gosport
PO12 2RP
02392524312
Pupils
242
Ages
7 - 11
Gender
Mixed
Type
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4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(11/2/20)
Full Report - All Reports
57%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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Leaders, including trustees, have high expectations for all pupils. They are determined that pupils will ‘learn today for the challenge of tomorrow’. Leaders make sure that pupils learn about the world they live in, as well as the world of the future, through the lens of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). For example, Year 3 pupils are currently learning about flooding in Bangladesh. They use their engineering skills to design and make models of flood-proof houses. Leaders have thought carefully about the habits they want pupils to acquire while learning, such as visualising and improving. Pupils show great resilience, for example explaining to me how they love working out where a computer code has gone wrong so they can fix it. Gomer Junior is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn. Pupils believe that they have supportive teachers who help them when they are stuck. They say that there is no bullying at Gomer. They understand that sometimes pupils fall out, but feel that these arguments are handled well by staff. Pupils feel happy and safe in school. They are well behaved, both in lessons and in the playgrounds.

Gomer Junior School Catchment Area Map

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This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census collected by the Department for Education. It is a visualisation of where pupils lived at the time of the annual School Census.

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

This information is provided as a guide only. The areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

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