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

Barming Pre-School and Primary School

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

Welcome to Term 6 - Monday 3rd June to Friday 19 July! Monday 22nd July and Tuesday 23rd July are INSET days and we are closed to children.
Welcome to Barming Pre-School and Primary School
We are a 2 form entry primary school on the outskirts of Maidstone. It is a co-educational school for children aged 2 to 11 years old. There are currently 416 children on roll.
A Message from the Headteacher
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.



We love History and Geography at

Barming Primary School!

HISTORY - What have we been up to?

History Challenge Term 6:


This term we would like you to create a Comic Strip based on an event or topic in History. This is a great way  to learn more about the event and to practice your creative skills. Perhaps create one of your favourite History topic this year or something new you wish to research!


We have attached a template for those who wish to use it.


Deadline: Friday 5th July 4pm

History Challenge Term 4:


This term we would love the children to do some research and create a FACT PAGE!  

This can be one page of historical information on the life of a significant individual.

Such as the people listed below.... but.... it can be any past significant individual.  

• Christopher Columbus

• Mary Seacole

• Rosa Parks

• Emily Davison

• Queen Elizabeth  

• King Charles

• Albert Einstein

• William Shakespeare 


We would love to display these in school.  Please ensure they are all handed into the office by Thursday 21st March 9am. Thank you


History Challenge Term 4 Winner!

Well done to those who took part in last Term’s History Challenge!!   

There were some fantastic fact sheets created by both Elektra in Russet Class and Milan in Braeburn Class. They focused on Henry VIII and George I.   Thank you for taking part and sharing your wonderful History knowledge!  

History Challenge Term 2:


As you will all be aware Armistice Day (Remembrance Day) is on 11th November. We would like to focus our History Challenge on this key event to commemorate those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in the line of duty and also celebrate and support veterans of combat.

Challenge: Can your child create a poppy using recycled materials?

Deadline: Friday 17th November

Please drop your artwork to the office.

Some ideas below to get you thinking…


History Challenge Term 2 Winner!

Well done to all the children who have taken part in this Term’s History Challenge!   

Your artwork has been wonderful and very creative!  

We’re so proud the children have shown so much respect to mark Armistice Day. Well done to the winners below… 

Key Stage 1 winner – Rupert H 

Key Stage 2 winner – Dariya K 


Geography - What have we been up to?

Geography Challenge Term 5:


Can you create an A-Z alphabet of countries from around the world?  

A bonus point will be given if you can name one physical and one human feature from that country too… 

Deadline: Friday 17th May 9am.  

Please hand in entries to the office. Thank you. 



Geography Challenge for Term 3:


How many capital cities can you name in Europe?    

This Term will be focusing on a Geography!  Can your child write down all the capital cities in Europe?  We would love to see how many they can name without the help of the Internet 😊  Please drop your entries into the school office by Friday 2nd February.  We can’t wait to see all your Geography knowledge! Good luck!  

Geography Challenge Term 3 Winner!

Congratulations to Henry A!          

This term’s challenge was to name as many capital cities as possible in Europe.  

Huge well done to all those that took part!  

We were very impressed with your Geography knowledge.    


 Geography Challenge for Term 1:


How many street names can you find in Barming? You could go on a walk around the local area as a family, look at a map or explore Google Earth. Encourage your child to write a list of all the street names they can find (or write the street names for them), write your child's name & class name on the list and hand the list into the brown box in the school office before Friday 13th October. A winner will be announced before the end of half term and a prize will be awarded! Happy street name hunting!


 Geography Challenge Term 1 Winner!


Thank you so much to those children who completed this Terms challenge. We were so impressed with all of the entries! It was a very hard decision, but the winner is RIYANSHI in Ruben class. Not only did you spot lots of street names, you also included the postcodes. WOW! Well done to all those that took part! We hope you take part in our Term 3 History challenge! Details soon to follow. 



  • Barming Pre-School and Primary School,
  • Belmont Close, Barming,
  • Maidstone, Kent,
  • ME16 9DY
  • 01622 726472