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Barming Primary School

Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Responsible And Make Good Choices

Barming Primary School

Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Responsible And Make Good Choices

Non-School Uniform Day - Friday 17th May 2019 (circus theme or own clothes), £1 donation to the PTA
Welcome to BarmingPrimary School
Barming Primary School is a 2 form entry primary school on the outskirts of Maidstone. It is a co-educational school for children aged 4 to 11 years old. There are currently 406 children on role.
A Message from the Head of School
Barming Primary School has so much to offer. Everyone is welcome and children are encouraged to flourish and achieve their goals. Come and find out what we are all about!
Orchard Academy Trust
Barming Primary School is an Academy and is part of the Orchard Trust family of schools. The Trust currently consists of Allington Primary School and Barming Primary School.

Last Week's Attendance:

  • Reception 93.1%
  • Year 1 91.6%
  • Year 2 86.9%
  • Year 3 90.2%
  • Year 4 95.9%
  • Year 5 95.7%
  • Year 6 96.4%
  • Whole School - 92.9%

Admission Arrangements


Key dates for 2019 Year R admissions are as follows:


Deadline for applications: Mid January 2019


National offer day: Tuesday 16th April 2019


Deadline for lodging appeals: Tuesday 24th May 2019


If your child is due to start primary, infant or junior school in 2019 you can appeal between 16th April and 24th May 2019 to guarantee that your appeal will be heard by Mid July 2019. For applications made in the normal admission round, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals. For late applications, appeals should be heard within 40 schools days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 schools days of the appeals being lodged.


Kent County Council's admissions team can be contacted on 03000 416 789 for in-year places,

or 03000 416 111 for entry to primary school.

For advice call 03000 41 21 21 or email

For information about appealing for a primary school place, please visit where you will find information and documentation regarding the process.