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Barming Primary School

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Barming Primary School

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

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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 94.4%
  • Year 1 97.7%
  • Year 2 97.8%
  • Year 3 96.1%
  • Year 4 98.4%
  • Year 5 98.4%
  • Year 6 97.1%
  • Whole School - 97.2%

School Development 2016/2017

The leadership team have been extremely busy finalising the Barming School Development Plan (SDP), which we are ready to share the headlines with you below.



Barming Primary School
School Development Plan 2016 – 2017



Key Area 1- Quality of Leadership and Management in the school


  • To ensure that the Governing Body are appropriately skilled and critically challenging to drive school improvement.
  • Accurate self-evaluation in place.
  • Strengthen subject leadership so that the curriculum planning supports the progress of all pupils.
  • Establish the senior leadership team and ensure roles and responsibilities are clearly defined.
  • To ensure the vision statement is fully integrated across the trust.
  • Communicate more effectively across the school and with parents.


Key Area 2- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment in the school


  • To ensure that the curriculum is engaging pupils and stimulating for teaching and learning opportunities.
  • To ensure all teaching is at least ‘good’.
  • TAs deployed and used effectively to support teaching and learning, ensuring productive communication with the class teacher.


Key Area 3a – Outcomes of pupils at the school


  • To raise attainment of English across all year groups in order to close the gap within the trust.
  • To deminish the difference between all groups attainment and progress in English and Maths.
  • Secure good pupil progress across the school by: a) providing appropriate levels of challenge for all pupils; b) intervening effectively to accelerate progress of underachieving pupils.


Key Area 3b- Outcomes of pupils at school


  • Book look indicates increasing consistency in good standards of presentation in line with the trust.
  • To ensure teaching and interventions support good progress for all pupils and all groups.
  • Marking policy: informative marking/feedback/opportunities for children to respond to feedback.


Key Area 4- Quality of Personal Development, behaviour and welfare of pupils at the school


  • To ensure that the engagement of children is monitored consistently.
  • Improve levels of attendance focusing on improving attendance for Pupil Premium children.
  • Tracking and analysing behaviour throughout the school.