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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

Term 6 - Monday 5th June 2017 to Friday 21st July 2017... SUMMER FAIR NEXT SATURDAY - Saturday 24th June 2017
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 98.8%
  • Year 1 95.2%
  • Year 2 98.0%
  • Year 3 98.1%
  • Year 4 94.3%
  • Year 5 97.8%
  • Year 6 96.3%
  • Whole School - 96.9%

Music Funding


2016/17 Term 4 Update



All schools are provided with an amount of dedicated Music Funding each year, to promote participation in music across the school and to enhance the quality of provision. £2683.08 has been allocated to the school for Key Stage 2, and £348.00 for Key Stage 1, for 2016/17.


The information below details how the school will be spending this.






Number of children / year group

Violin tuition for all children in Year 4


Providing teaching from a qualified tutor in blocks of 10 weeks per class (15 pupils per session) and then a further 5 weeks each in terms 5 and 6 resulting in 15 x 30minute lessons per class.

Children provided with an introduction to the instrument. At the end of the year, parents are offered the opportunity for their child to continue with individual / paired tuition in Year 5.

Children have started to learn the Violin.

 4x15 children

 Year 4


Proposed/ideas for further expenditure:

Stomp (4x 60 min sessions) £680 + VAT  - Ks2     OR      £655 + VAT – Ks1

Steel pan workshop (2.5 hours for 60 pupils – Year 5) £360 - £440

Steel pan workshop (whole day  - KS2) £680  -£780