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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 a 'GOOD' School - OFSTED: May 2019....Have a lovely break :-)
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 97.3%
  • Year 1 97.0%
  • Year 2 95.9%
  • Year 3 97.6%
  • Year 4 96.7%
  • Year 5 95.8%
  • Year 6 94.7%
  • Whole School - 96.4%

Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker


Our Family Support Worker here at Barming Primary School is called Mrs Darby.


Mrs Darby's role is to provide pastoral support to parents/carers and help with any issues that you may have in relation to supporting your children, both at home and in school. Mrs Darby works to encourage parental involvement within school, signpost to agencies (where appropriate) and support children in school. Should you have a personal concern or school related issue, then she is here as a listening ear. Mrs Darby has access to a number of agencies who may be able to provide support to you and your family. Any query, large or small that you may require assistance with, Mrs Darby is here to help.


Mrs Darby liaises with all school staff, always in the best interests of the children and their families. She works impartially and confidentially and can provide a ‘listening ear’ if you ever need advice or support.


There are many organisations and support groups for advise and support.

Some examples are:


Young Minds -  for Mental Health issues

Porchlight -  for Housing issues

Holding on Letting Go -  for Bereavement

Involve Maidstone Foodbank  for help with food

National Debtline  for financial issues

Bower Grove Parents support group  for support and advice regarding special needs


Please ask Mrs Darby for further advice and help accessing the right support.




Mrs Darby - Hours of work are:

Monday – 08:30 – 3.30

Tuesday – 08:30 – 3.30

Thursday – 08:30 – 3.30

Friday - 08.30 - 3.30


Mrs Darby aims to be outside on the playground in the morning on these days.


You can contact her on - 01622 726472

Support Groups:

Support Groups: 1
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Contact Mrs Darby