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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

We are lucky to have the Smoothie bike in this week for Key Stage 2!
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 94.2%
  • Year 1 94.%
  • Year 2 95.9%
  • Year 3 95.4%
  • Year 4 96.4%
  • Year 5 95.9%
  • Year 6 94.7%
  • Whole School - 95.2%

Safeguarding

All the Governors and staff at Barming Primary School share an objective to help keep the children safe by contributing to:

 

  • Providing a safe environment for them to learn.
  • Identifying children who are suffering or likely to suffer significant harm and taking appropriate action, with the aim of making sure that they are kept safe both at home and in the education setting.

 

To achieve this objective, we:

 

  • Aim to prevent unsuitable people from working with the children.
  • Promote safe practice and challenge any poor or unsafe practice.
  • Identify instances where there are grounds for concern about a child’s welfare and initiate or take appropriate action to keep them safe.
  • Contribute to effective partnership working between all those involved in providing services for our children.

 

The Designated Safeguarding Lead is Miss Rootes (Director of School Improvement).

 

Deputy Leads are - Mr Laker (Head of School) , Mrs Rathbone (Key Stage Leader), Mrs Stere (Inclusion Manager) and Mrs Darby (FLO).

 

The Safeguarding / Child Protection and Internet Safety named Governor is Mr Brinn.

 

 

 

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Child Protection Policy September 2018

Legal Advice for Parents

Resources for children

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Metro Charity Project:

 

Barming Primary School signed up to work with the Metro Charity on their Anti-Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Bullying Project. This has been invaluable to us as a school with ensuring we are fully inclusive. This project concluded in March 2019 but we have worked towards gaining their Kite Mark

 

Staff have completed:

Metro Induction Training

Training for Anti-Bullying/LGBTQ+

Wednesday 16th May 3.30pm to 5.30pm

 

Our children have completed:

Anti-Bullying Ambassador Training

Two Staff Members and six Year 5 (Now Year 6 children)

Thursday 21st June 2018 9.30am to 11am

Meet our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

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Anti-Bullying Ambassadors

 

Last academic year, some of our Year 5 children (now Year 6 children) were chosen to be Anti-Bullying Ambassadors.  

On Thursday 21st June 2018 they received training on bullying and its effect.

 

This included: 
 
- What bullying is - What bullying looks like - (including homophobic, physical, mental, emotional and the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010) 
 
The reason for this training is so our Ambassadors can support their peers and look out for each other in our fully inclusive school. 
 
In September they are going to create an action plan in order to further improve the school. 
 
At Barming Primary School we strive to stamp out bullying.

Anti-Bullying Week 2018: Choose Respect

 

  • The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2018 this year is ‘Choose Respect’

  • Anti-Bullying Week ran from 12-16th November 2018

 

Anti- Bullying Week 2018:


This year as a school we decided to hold a poster competition. The poster reflected the schools zero tolerance of bullies and how we prevent and tackle bullying when it does occur e.g. We have Anti-Bullying Child Ambassadors, Assemblies and we promote the Core Values of the school to be kind and show respect. 


Each key stage had a winner, who was chosen by Mrs Brooks and Mrs Robertson our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors.

 

These posters are now up around school for all to see.
 

We support our children with all areas of Safety and invite outside agencies in to help!

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