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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

The PTA are holding the AGM on 18th September at 7.30pm in the school hall.... ALL WELCOME!
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 403 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 96.4%
  • Year 1 97.7%
  • Year 2 95.5%
  • Year 3 97.3%
  • Year 4 98.2%
  • Year 5 97.3%
  • Year 6 97.6%
  • Whole School - 97.2%

Governing Body

Barming School Governing Body comprises of a number of volunteers offering their time and experience to support, challenge, set and reach targets for the Head of School and staff at Barming Primary School.

 

All Governors have equal status however they are appointed.

 

All of the Governors with the expectation of the Head of School, serve a 4 year term and all have to complete a skills audit as well as being voted in.

 

The full Governing body meet 6 times per year; with the Governors also working in pairs concentrating on specific areas including safeguarding, finance, achievements and teaching and learning.

 

Each and every Governor is committed to providing an excellent safe and happy environment for all pupils to enjoy and thrive during their time at Barming School.

 

The local Governing Body was appointed on 20th July 2016.

The named contact for the Chair of Governors is Mrs Helen Crampton.

 

Please send any correspondence for the Governors to:

 

Barming Primary School

Belmont Close

Barming

Maidstone

Kent

ME16 9DY

List of School Governors

 

Chair of Governors: Mrs Helen Crampton

Vice Chair of Governors: Rector Wil North

Head of School: Mr Chris Laker

Staff Governor: Mrs Alexis Ingram

Parent Governor: Mr Paul Davis

Parent Governor: Vacancy

Co-opted: Mr Chris Brinn

 

Clerk: Mr Keith Kirkland

 

 

Chair of the Trust Dr Nigel Smetham will take the lead on Health and Safety for Barming Governors as he does this role at Allington.

Governors 2018 -2019   Governing Body Structure

Name of Governor

Category of Governor

Appointed by:

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Roles and Responsibilities

Attendance Record

2016-2019

Mrs Helen Crampton

Chair

Trust Board

01-Jul-16

4 Years

Chair of Governors

Year 1 and 2

11.1.17

1.3.17

17.5.17

18.7.17

3.10.17

8.11.17

31.1.18

9.5.18

17.7.18 -Effective Governance Training

18.7.18

Rector Wil North

Vice Chair

Trust Board

01-Jul-16

4 Years

Premises

Finance

Early Years

11.1.17

1.3.17

17.5.17

18.7.17

3.10.17

8.11.17

31.1.18

9.5.18

17.7.18 -Effective Governance Training

18.7.18

Mr Chris Laker

 

Head of School

 

Trust Board

01-Sep-16

ongoing

Head of School

11.1.17

1.3.17

17.5.17

18.7.17

3.10.17

8.11.17

31.1.18

9.5.18

17.7.18 -Effective Governance Training

18.7.18

Mr Paul Davis

Parent Governor

Parent election

01-Jul-16

4 years

Pay and Personnel

Year 6

11.1.17

1.3.17

17.5.17

3.10.17

31.1.18 -Absent

17.7.18 -Effective Governance Training

18.7.18

Mrs Heidi Elvers

Left Summer 2018

Parent Governor

Parent election

01-Jul-16

4 years

Inclusion 

School Council

Year 3 and 4

11.1.17

1.3.17

17.5.17

3.10.17

8.11.17

31.1.18 -Absent

9.5.18

17.7.17 -Absent

18.7.18

Mrs Alexis Ingram

Staff Governor

Staff election

01-Jul-16

4 years

Member of teaching staff

11.1.17

18.7.17

3.10.17

8.11.17

31.1.18

9.5.18

17.7.18 -Effective Governance Training

18.7.18

Mr Chris Brinn

Co-opted

Trust Board

01-Jul-16

4 years

Pay and Personnel

Safeguarding

Internet Safety

Year 5

11.1.17

1.3.17

17.5.17

3.10.17

31.1.18-Absent

9.5.18

17.7.18 Absent

18.7.18 Absent

Name of Clerk

(No voting rights)

Category of Governor

Appointed by:

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Roles and Responsibilities

Attendance Record

2017-2018

Mr Keith

Kirkland

Clerk to the Governors

Governing Body

18 - Mar -17

n/a

Provide advice on governance, constitutional and procedural matters; provide administrative

3.10.17

8.11.17

31.1.18

9.5.18 -Absent

Barming Primary School – Governors’ Register of Business Interests – Updated July 2018

Name of Governor

Relevant Business interests

Any other educational establishments governed

Relationships with the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives

Mrs Helen Crampton

(Chair of Governors)

Leadership and Management Consultant

None

Child at school

Rector Wil North

(Vice Chair)

Minister of Religion

None

Two children in school

Mr Chris Laker

(Head of School)

None

None

Head of School

Mr Paul Davis

None

None

Teacher at The Hundred of Hoo Academy.

Child in School

Mrs Heidi Elvers

Left Summer 2018

None

None

Primary School Teacher

Two children in School

Mrs Alexis Ingram

None

None

Class Teacher at Barming Primary School

Mr Chris Brinn

None

None

Head of KS5 at Borden Grammar School.

Child in School

Full Governing Body Meeting Minutes

 

Please find below a copy of the minutes from all of the Full Governing Body Meetings.

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email governors@barming.kent.sch.uk

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