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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

Thank you to the PTA for our fabulous Fireworks Display and all their hard work!
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 96.0%
  • Year 1 94.2%
  • Year 2 96.7%
  • Year 3 98.4%
  • Year 4 97.0%
  • Year 5 96.9%
  • Year 6 97.5%
  • Whole School - 96.8%


About Us

We're a friendly group of parents and teachers who organise fundraising events throughout the school year, to provide the children with the extra things a school budget doesn't cover. We meet on a regular basis to plan, critique and discuss new ideas. If you'd like to help with any aspect of this you can contact us on the details below.


Our bigger events raise a substantial amount of money and on average we generate roughly £10,000 in a school year. We think that's pretty good going and realise that without the continued support of the parents/carers and the wider community this would not be possible. 


2017 to 2018 - We raised approx £15,500 and used the money to help buy a new Computer Suite!

The PTA money was used to buy us BRAND NEW Computers!

The PTA money was used to buy us BRAND NEW Computers! 1

Our Elected Team for 2018 to 2019:


Chair: Will Dyer

Vice Chair: Marissa Wright

Treasurer: Julie Palmer

Secretary: Abbie Chilcott

Publicity: Marissa Wright

Catering: Matt Manders


PTA Parent Reps

2018 to 2019


· Reception: TBC

· Year 1: Karlissa

· Year 2: Emily

· Year 3: Anna

· Year 4: Kerry

· Year 5: Emily

· Year 6: Chantelle

AGM Meeting:

The PTA are holding the AGM on Tuesday 18th September at 7.30pm in the school hall.

All parents and carers are very welcome.

Joining the PTA gives all the opportunity to raise funds for the school as well as having a say on how these funds are spent.

All ideas and suggestions for new events are always welcome.

The PTA also needs to vote in a Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary for the PTA.


If you would like any details on any of these positions please email


Thank you to all those you manage to attend our annual AGM Meeting this year. We are looking forward to another great year!

2018/2019 Events


Barming School PTA have lots of exciting events coming up this school year... 


PTA Events

Term 1 and Term 2 2018


Here are the PTA events up until Christmas. These are the basic details.

More information to follow.


Tuck Shop

Top Playground

During Pick Up

Friday 12th October

Friday 9th November​



Friday 2nd November

Gates open at 5.30pm

Displays starts a 7pm


School Discos

Friday 19th October

Infants 4.15pm to 5.30pm

Juniors 6pm to 7.15pm

Friday 14th December

Infants 4.15pm to 5.30pm

Juniors 6pm to 7.15pm


Christmas Shopping Night

Friday 23rd November

Starts at 7.30pm


Christmas Film Evening for the children

Friday 7th December


Raffle Draw

Top Playground

During Pick Up

Tuesday 11th December


Secret Presents to Parents/Carers

During school time in the afternoon for the children

Monday 3rd December - Reception and Year 1

Tuesday 4th December - Year 2, 3 and 4

Wednesday 5th December - Year 5 and 6


Christmas Hat Competition

To be judged by Head of School Mr Laker

Hats in by Tuesday 18th December

Prizes given out in assembly on Wednesday 19th December


Cheques must be made payable to Barming Primary School PTA


Best way to find out about events?

One of the easiest ways to keep up to date with us is on our Facebook page - Barming Primary School PTA - where we post regular updates of the events we have coming up.

Contacting the PTA

We're always looking for helpers, you can contact us via email, Facebook or leave a message at reception.