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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.....Thank you to all the children who attended FILM NIGHT and to the PTA for doing a fabulous job running it!
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 91.7%
  • Year 1 98.1%
  • Year 2 94.8%
  • Year 3 95.8%
  • Year 4 96.3%
  • Year 5 91.0%
  • Year 6 96.2%
  • Whole School - 94.7%

Letters Home

Academic Year 2019-20

Week Commencing 30th September 2019

Date Year Group Content
30th Sep Various Young Voices 2020 - Reminder of Forms
30th Sep Years 1-6 Times Tables Rock Stars & Dress Up Day
1st Oct Various Term 2 Booking Forms for Breakfast Club - Reminder
2nd Oct Year 2 Re-arranged Forest School Dates
2nd Oct Whole School PTA Fireworks Spectacular
3rd Oct Whole School Parent Consultation Evenings - Bookings Open
4th Oct Whole School Flu Immunisation Online Consent Form - Reminder
4th Oct Whole School Orchard Academy Trust - Holiday Club October Half Term
4th Oct Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 23rd September 2019

Date Year Group Content
23rd Sep Year 2 Forest School - Postponed
23rd Sep Whole School Harvest 2019
24th Sep Whole School Bye Bye Summer
24th Sep Year 6 Trip Deposit Reminder
27th Sep Whole School Head of School Newsletter
27th Sep Whole School PTA Term 1 Newsletter

Week Commencing 16th September 2019

Date Year Group Content
16th Sep Whole School Year R Parents Coffee Morning and AGM
16th Sep Whole School Year Group Termly Newsletters
16th Sep Whole School Our PTA Needs YOU!
17th Sep Year 2 Forest School and Shoe Boxes
17th Sep Whole School School Development Plan
17th Sep Year 6 Secondary School Admissions
18th Sep Year 6 Orchard Academy Trust Half Term Holiday Club
19th Sep Whole School  PTA Film Night
19th Sep Whole School NHS Flu Vaccinations
20th Sep Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 9th September 2019

Date Year Group Content
10th Sep Various Young Voices Rehearsals
10th Sep Various Cross Country
10th Sep Whole School Nut Free School
10th Sep Year R KM First Class Photos
10th Sep Various Football After School Club
13th Sep Various Young Voices Tickets and T-Shirts Order Form
13th Sep Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 3rd September 2019

Date Year Group Content
3rd Sep Year 5 & 6 Walking Home Unaccompanied Form
3rd Sep Year 6 Residential Payment Plans
4th Sep Various Sensory Circuits
5th Sep Whole School National Child Measurement Programme
6th Sep Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Academic Year 2018-19

Week Commencing 15th July 2019

Date Year Group Content
15th July Year 4 & 5

Young Voices 2020

15th July Year 6 Friday 19th July Leavers Events
15th July Year 5 Year 6 Trip 2019-20
16th July Year 2 Year 2 SATs Results
16th July Cookery Club End of Session Cookery Session for Parents
18th July Year 6 T-Shirt Signing

Week Commencing 8th July 2019

Date Year Group Content
8th July Whole School Film and Food Allergies Form
8th July Year 6 Year 6 Production - Further Information
9th July Year 6 Year 6 Production - Spare Tickets
11th July Whole School End of Year Reports
12th July Year 5 Viking Dress Up Day
12th July Whole School Meet The Teacher
12th July Year 6 Year 6 SRE Lessons

Week Commencing 1st July 2019

Date Year Group Content
1st July Year 6 Year 6 Leavers Service
2nd July Whole School PTA School Discos
2nd July Whole School Extra Curricular After School Clubs
2nd July Year 6 Residential Deposit Reminder
2nd July Year 2 Tyland Barn
2nd July Whole School Bastille Day
3rd July Whole School PTA Diary, Newsletter & Questionnaire
4th July Year 5 Kent Test Registration
5th July Whole School Barnaby Bear and Friends Travels
5th July Year 4 & 5 Young Voices 2020
5th July Whole School School Discos
5th July Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 24th June 2019

Date Year Group Content
24th June Year 5 Residential 2020 and 11+ Information
24th June Year 6 Costume List for Oliver! production
25th June Whole School Sports Day Reminder
25th June Whole School Holiday Club - Orchard Academy Trust
26th June Year 6 Oliver! Production Tickets
28th June Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 17th June 2019

Date Year Group Content
18th June Year 6 Leavers Party Reminder
18th June Year 2 Trip Consent Form - Tyland Barn - Reminder
18th June Year 2 Transition to Year 3
20th June Whole School Art Week
21st June Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 10th June 2019

Date Year Group Content
10th June Year 6 Year 6 Newsletter
14th June Year 6 Year 6 Transition
14th June Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 3rd June 2019

Date Year Group Content
3rd June Year 5 Applying for the Kent Test/Grammar School
3rd June Year 2 Trip Consent Form - Tyland Barn
5th June Year 5 Parent Meeting regarding 11+ and 2020 Residential
6th June Whole School Literacy Upcoming Events
7th June Year 1 Food Allergies Form
7th June Yrs 1-5 Term 6 Newsletters
7th June Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 20th May 2019

Date Year Group Content
21st May Year 6 Residential Supplementary Paperwork
22nd May Whole School Ofsted - Result is in...
23rd May Year 4 Synagogue Trip - Consent Form
23rd May Whole School Parental Letter regarding Ofsted from Mr Laker
24th May Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 13th May 2019

Date Year Group Content
13th May Year 6 Leavers Party
14th May Whole School Head of School Newsletter
14th May Whole School Orchard Academy Trust Holiday Club
15th May Whole School Non-School Uniform Day - 16th May
15th May Whole School Member Letter from Executive Head
17th May Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 7th May 2019

Date Year Group Content
7th May Whole School Wild West Day - Special Lunch Menu (Census Day)
7th May Whole School Ofsted 2019 - Notification of Inspection
9th May Whole School Non-School uniform Day Friday 17th May (Circus theme or own clothes)
9th May Year 6 Leavers Party
10th May Year 2 Trip Initial Feedback letter

Week Commencing 29th April 2019

Date Year Group Content
30th April Whole School Happy's Circus - Reminder for tickets
2nd May Year 4 Forest School - Clothing Clarification
2nd May Year 5 Invicta Grammar School Events List
2nd May Rounders ASC Day Changes

Week Commencing 23rd April 2019

Date Year Group Content
23rd April Year 3 Information regarding Horton Kirby Trip
24th April Whole School Work Vehicle - Can You Help?
25th April Year 1 Head Lice
25th April Year 6 SATs Breakfast Club
26th April Year 1-6 Term 5 Class Newsletters
26th April Year 4 Forest School Dates
26th April Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 1st April 2019

Date Year Group Content
1st April Whole School Easter Menu - Wednesday 24th April, Summer Menu Term 5 & 6
1st April Whole School After School Clubs - Reminder to book places
1st April Years 2, 4 & 6 SRE Information Letter and Consent Form
4th April Year 1 Consent form - Year 1 Trip
4th April Year 5 Swimming Capabilities - Records Update
5th April Various After School Club Allocations
5th April Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 25th March 2019

Date Year Group Content
25th March Whole School Extra Curricular After School Clubs - Terms 5 & 6
29th March Year 3 & 4 Egg Rolling Competition
29th March Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 18th March 2019

Date Year Group Content
18th March Year 4 & 5 'Young Voices'
22nd March Year 3 Swimming Lessons - Further Information
22nd March Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 11th March 2019

Date Year Group Content
12th March Whole School PTA - Easter Film Night & Happy Circus
13th March Whole School School Calendar - Academic Year 2019-2020
15th March Year 1 Initial Feedback Letter - School Trip
15th March Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 4th March 2019

Date Year Group Content
4th March Year 1 - 6 Class Termly Newsletters
4th March Select Pupils Year 5 Football Tournament
6th March EYFS AstroDome Visit
6th March Year 3 Horton Kirby Trip Consent Form
8th March Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 25th February 2019

Date Year Group Content
26th February All School Disco - 8th March
1st March All Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 11th February 2019

Date Year Group Content
13th February Year 3 Initial Trip Feedback Form
15th February Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 4th February 2019

Date Year Group Content
7th February Year 5, Ruben Class Film and Food Allergies Form
8th February Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 28th January 2019

Date Year Group Content
1st February Year 4 Consent Form for Canterbury Trip
1st February Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 21st January 2019

Date Year Group Content
25th January Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 14th January 2019

Date Year Group Content
18th January Whole School Head of School Newsletter

Week Commencing 7th January 2019

Date Year Group Content
7th January Year 5 Class Trip Letter & Consent Form
  Whole School HOS Newsletter
  EYFS & Year 1 Use of Dummies - NHS
11th January Whole School

HOS Newsletter Part 2

  Year 4 Initial Feedback Letter - Trip
  All Year Groups Class Termly Newsletters
  Whole School Holiday Club Booking & Registration Forms

 

Week Commencing 17th December 2018

Date Year Group Content
19th December Year 4 Swimming Badge Order Letter/Form

 

Week Commencing 10th December 2018

Date Year Group Content
11th December EYFS Nativity Film Purchasing
12th December Whole School School Donations for ASC and Library
  Whole School Extra-Curricular Clubs for Term 3 & 4
13th December Whole School Christmas Jumper Day Reminder
  Year 6 Christmas Film Consents

 

Week Commencing 3rd December 2018

Date Year Group Content
3rd December Kanzi Forest School Catch Up
  KS1 Nativity Costumes
4th December Whole School PTA School Disco
  KS1 Nativity Tickets
  Whole School Lost Property
5th December Whole School Book Fair
6th December Year 6 Residential Trip to Swattenden
  Whole School Save the Date - School Disco
7th December Year 5&6 Church Service - Postponed
  Whole School HOS Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 26th November 2018

Date Year Group Content
26th November Whole School 2020-2021 Admissions Policy Consultation
27th November Williams Meet the Teacher
  Whole School Book Fair and Read-In
  Whole School PTA Christmas Events
28th November Whole School School Pantomime
29th November KS2 Church Services Help Request
  Whole School HOS Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 19th November 2018

Date Year Group Content
19th November Whole School New Member of Staff
  Whole School School Holiday Club
20th November Whole School PTA Events
21st November Whole School School Lunch Menu Changes
22nd November Whole School Contract Dining Parent Taster Session
  Whole School Christmas Lunch Menu
23rd November Whole School HOS Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 12th November 2018

Date Year Group Content
12th November Year 4 Year 4 Assembly
  Whole School Children In Need
  Whole School PTA Christmas Events
  Year 2 Fire Engines
13th November EYFS Sharing the Learning Journey
15th November Year 3 Bread Tasting
16th November Whole School PTS Christmas Events
  Whole School HOS Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 5th November 2018

Date Year Group Content
5th November Year 6 School Leavers Party
  Whole School Home School Agreement
6th November Year 1 Forest School
  Whole School Anti-Bullying Week
7th November Whole School Christmas Holliday Club
9th November Year4 Church Visit
  Whole School Poppy Display
  Whole School HOS Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 8th October 2018

Date Year Group Content
12/10/18 Whole School Head of school Letter
8/10/18 Williams Class Teacher leaving

 

Week commencing 1/10/18

Date Year Group Content
4/10/18 Years 1-6 Disco Letters
5/10/18 Whole School Head of School Letter
5/10/18 Whole School Athlete Visit to School
5/10/18 Whole School Firework Ticket letter

 

Week Commencing 24/09/18
Date Year Group Content
28/09/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 17/09/2018

Date Year Group Content
21/09/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week commencing 10/09/18

Date Year Group Content
10/09 Yr 5 and 6 Re Walking home 
10/09 Whole School Head of School Letter
10/09 Yr 6 Wildwood trip
10/09 Yr 1-6 NSPCC visit
10/09 Yr 4 Swimming letter
11/09 Yr 1-6 Year Group Newsletters
14/09 Whole School Head of School Letter (2)
14/09/18 Whole School Letters regarding Holiday Club for October holiday
     

 

Academic Year 2017-2018

Week Commencing 2/07/18

Date Year Group Content
4/07/18 Year 2

Year 2 Reorganisation

6/07/18 Whole School Head of School Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 25/06/18

Date Year Group Content
27/06/18 Whole School Helpers for Disco
27/06/18 Year 6 End of year Arrangements
28/02/18 Year 2 Bee letter
29/06/18 Year 6 School journey Photo letter
29/06/18 Whole School Letter from The Academy Trust
29/06/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 18th June 2018

Date Year Group Content
22/06/18 Year 3 Trip Letter
22/06/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 11/06/18

Date Year Group Content
11/06/18 Year 1 to 6 Term 6 Parent Information Sheets
13/06/18 Year 6 Railway Trip 
15/06/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 4-06-18

Date Year Group Content
6/06/18 Whole School Summer Fair Letters
6/06/18 Year 6 Safety In Action
8/06/18 Whole School Art Day
8/06/18 Whole School Head of School Letter
8/06/18 Whole School GDPR and Privacy Notice

 

Week Commencing 21/05/18

Date Year Group Content
25/05/18 Whole School Head of School Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 14/05/18
Date Year Group Content
14/05/18 Year R Trip Letter
15/05/18 Yrs 2,3 and 4 Skateability
16/05/18 Year 2 Trip Letter
16/05/18 Year 5 and 6 Rugby Club
18/05/18 Whole School Holiday Club letter and Booking Form
18/05/18 Whole School Head of School Letter
18/05/18 Year 5 Trip Letter

Week Commencing 7/05/2018

Date Year Group Content
9/05/18 Whole school Questionnaire from Head of School
11/05/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 30/04/18

Date Year Group Content
4/5/18 Whole school Maidstone Grammar school Summer Activities
4/5/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 23/04/18

Date Year Group Content
24/04/18 Whole School The Big Pedal
24/04/18 Yrs 1-6 Term 5 Newsletters
25/04/18 Yr 6 Residetnial Trip Meeting and Kit List
25/04/18 Whole School Dance Club
25/04/18 Year 3 Forest School Information
25/04/18 Year 6 Leavers Hoodies
27/04/18 Whole School Head of School Letter
27/04/18 Yr 2,4 and 6 SRE Letters

 

Week commencing 16-04-18

Date Year Group Content
16/04/18 Whole school Royal Wedding Lunch
20/04/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week commencing 26-03-18

Date Year Group Content
26/03/18 Year 1 Year Group Trip Letter
26/03/18 Year 3 Swimming Letter
26/03/18 Whole school Art Day Letter
26/03/18 Year 6 Residential Trip Consent letter
29/03/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week commencing 19-03-18

Date Year Group Content
19/03/18 Year 6 Letter from NHS
21/03/18 Whole school Bricks for Kids Holiday Camps
23/03/18 Years 3 and 4 Easter Activities
23/03/18 Whole school Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 12-03-18

Date Year Group Content
12/03/18 Whole School Purple day
12/03/18 Whole School Disco Letters
15/03/18 Yr 2 SATs Meeting
16/03/18 Yr 1 DT Project
16/03/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 5-03-18

Date Year Group Content
5/03/18 Individual Year Groups Term 4 Parent Newsletters
5/03/18 Whole School Disabled Athlete Visit
5/03/18 Sunrise Class Teacher Absence/Consultations
6/03/18 Yrs 1 -6 Creepy Claws Club
6/03/18 Whole School Parent -Teacher Consultations
8/03/18 Yr 5 CATs Testing
9/03/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week commencing 26-02-18

Date Year Group Content
26-02-18 Whole School Bad Weather Plan

 

Week Commencing 19-02-18

Date Year Group Content
19/02/18 Year R Teacher Absence
22/02/18 Whole School World Book Day

 

Week commencing 5-02-18

Date Year Group Content
9/03/18 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 29-01-18

Date Year Group Content
31/01/18 Whole School Free Dance Session
2/02/18 Year 5 Glider Competition
2/02/18 Whole School Head of School Letter
2/02/18 Year 4  Year 4 Trip

 

Week Commencing 22nd January 2018

Date Year Group Content
26/01/18 Whole School Head of School Letter
26/01/18 Ruben Class Parent Consultations

 

Week Commencing 15th January 2018

Date Year Group Content
16/01/18 Years 1-6 Parent Information Letters
19/01/18 Year 5 Transition Workshops
19/01/18 Whole School Head of School Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 8/01/2018

Date Year Group Content
8/01/18 Year 5 and 6 Arrangements for home time
9/01/18 Years 1 to 6 Dance Club in School
12/01/18 Whole School Head of School Letter
12/01/18 Ruben Class Teacher Information

 

Week Commencing 11th December 2017

Date Year Group Content
12/12/17 Whole School School Holiday Club
12/12/17 Whole School Spring menu
15/12/17 Year 6 Forest School Information
15/12/17 Whole School Head of school letter

 

Week commencing 4th December 2017

Date Year Group Content
4/12/17 Ruben Class Teacher news
5/12/17 Choir Brass band concert
5/12/17 Yr R Christmas Play Details
5/12/17 Year 1 and 2 Christmas Play Details
8/12/17 Whole school Head Of School Letter
8/12/17 Whole School Live Nativity in Maidstone

 

Week Commencing 27th November 2017

Date Year Group Content
1/12/17 Whole School Amended Christmas Dinner Menu
1/12/17 Whole School Head of School letter
1/12/17 Alexander class Parent Consultations

 

Week Commencing 20th November 2017

Date Year Group Content
20/11/17 Yrs 3-6 Details of Pokemon club
24/11/17 Whole School Christmas Lunch menu
24/11/17 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 13th November 2017

Date Year Group Content
13/11/17 Whole School Non Uniform Day for Bottle Donations
13/11/17 Whole School Staffing 
16/11/17 Year 4 Swimming Badges
17/11/17 Year 4 Trip to Cinema
17/11/17 Whole School Panto Letter
17/11/17 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 6th November 2017

Date Year Group Content
7/11/17 Whole School Parents evening Letter
7/11/17 Yr 3-6 Creepy Claws Club
8/11/17 Braeburn class Trip to Church
8/11/17 Whole School Various PTA Letters regarding Christmas Fair
8/11/17 Whole School Year group Parent Information Sheets
9/11/17 Ruben Class Letter re Mrs Waters
10/11/17 Honeycrisp Class Letter re Miss Kirby
10/11/17 Whole School Head of School Letter
10/11/17 Year R NHS Letter
10/11/17 Alexander Class Parent Consultations
10/11/17 Ruben Class Parent Consultations

 

Week commencing 30th October 2107

Date Year Group Content
1/11/17 Whole school PTA Christmas Fair Letter
3/11/17 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 16th October 

Date Year Group Content
18/10/17 Whole School Term 2 clubs and Club booking form.
18/10/17 Year 1 and 2 Film Club
20/10/17 Years 1 to 6 Bricks 4 Kidz Half Term Activities
20/10/17 Whole School Head of School Letter
20/10/17 Whole school Maidstone Library letter

 

Week commencing 9th October 

Date Year Group Content
9/10/17 Whole School PTA Fireworks Spectacular
9/10/17 Whole School New Dance club
09/10/17 Year 6 Open Evening Hadlow Community School
13/10/17 Whole School Demelza House " Monster Dash"
13/10/17 Whole School Head of School Letter
13/10/17 Whole School PTA Newsletter

 

Week Commencing 2nd October 

Date Year Group Content
4/10/17 Year 6 Residential Trip Details
4/10/17 Year 5 and 6 Mobile Phone Protocol
4/10/17 Whole School Food and Film Consent
6/10/17 Year 1 Dress up day
6/10/17 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 25th September

Date Year Group Content
25/09/17 Year 6 Bikeability
28/09/17 Year 6 Bewl Water Trip and Permission Letter
28/09/17 Whole School Key stage 1 and 2 Disco Ticket letters
29/09/17 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing 18th September

Date Year Group Content
18/09/17 Year 5 and 6 Young Shakespeare Company
19/09/17 Year 5 and 6 Weald of Kent Grammar Open events
22/09/17 Whole School PTA Family Quiz
22/09/17 Year 6 Aylesford School Open Evening
22/09/17 Year 6 St Simon Stock Supplementary Information Form
22/09/17 Whole School Head of School Letter

 

Week Commencing  11th September 

Date Year Group Content
12/09/17 Years 3 and 4 Creepy Claws club
12/09/17 Whole School Parent Information Sheets
14/09/17 Year 6 Residential Trip
15/09/17 Whole School PTA Textile collection
15/09/17 Whole School Back to School Menu
15/09/17 Whole School Head of School Letter
     
     

 

Week Commencing  4th September 2017
Date Year Group Content
7/09/17 Year 4 Science and DT letter
7/09/17 Year 6 Cornwallis Open Evening
7/09/17 Year 4 Swimming letter
8/09/17 Whole school Head of School Letter
8/09/17 Whole school List of Clubs and Club application form
8/09/17 Whole School Dance Club
8/09/17 Whole School Letter from the Rector
8/09/17 Years 3-6 Kingsquad letter
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