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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...
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 411 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 97.2%
  • Year 1 99%
  • Year 2 96.9%
  • Year 3 99%
  • Year 4 97.3%
  • Year 5 96.7%
  • Year 6 97.5%
  • Whole School - 97.7%

School Staff

Meet the Staff

Transition Information for September 2020:


School Staff

Executive Head of the Orchard Academy Trust: Mrs J Young

Head of School: Mr C Laker

Director of School Improvement for the Orchard Academy Trust: Miss H Rootes

Inclusion Team:


Inclusion Manager: Mrs M Stere (Monday to Thursday)

School FLO: Mrs S Darby (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

Office Staff:


School Secretary: Mrs K Shardlow

Finance Assistant: Mrs L Evans (Afternoons only)

Receptionist: Mrs B Johnson


Reception: Pippin Class

Class Teacher and Joint EYFS Leader - Mrs Ingram (Mon/Tues/Wed)

Class Teacher and Joint PE Leader-  Miss Locke (Wed/Thurs/Fri)

Class TA - Mrs Lindley


Reception: Bramley Class

Class Teacher - Mrs Maher (Mon/Tues)

Class Teacher and Joint EYFS Leader - Mrs Appleby (Wed/Thurs/Fri)

Class TA - Mrs Tomlin

Year One:

Year 1: Jazz Class

Class Teacher - Miss Attwood

Class TA - Dr James


Year 1: Kanzi Class

Class Teacher and Maths Leader - Mrs L. Robinson (Mon/Tues)

Class Teacher and Staff Wellbeing Ambassador - Mrs H. Robinson (Wed/Thurs/Fri)

Class TA - Mrs Philpott

Year Two:

Year 2: Honeycrisp Class

Class Teacher and PSHE Leader - Miss Duggins

Class TA - Mrs Sawar


Year 2: Williams Class

Class Teacher and Joint PE Leader - Miss Histed (Mon/Tues/Wed am)

Class Teacher and Joint Science Leader - Miss Smith (Wed pm/Thurs/Fri)

Class TA - Mrs Ellis


Year 2 Key Workers - Mrs Simpson, Miss Ford and Miss Orchard

Year Three:

Year 3: Alexander Class

Class Teacher and RSE Leader - Mrs Walsh (Mon/Tues)

Class Teacher and Joint PE Leader - Mrs Dyer (Wed/Thurs/Fri)

Class TA - Mrs Mackey 


Year 3: Discovery Class

Class Teacher and Humanities Leader - Miss Amor

Class TA - Mrs Matthews


Year 3 Key Worker - Mrs WiIlson 

Year Four:

Year 4: Braeburn Class

Class Teacher and Joint Science Leader - Mrs Stockwell-Thompson

Class TA - Miss Hadrill


Year 4: Gala Class

Class Teacher and Computer Leader - Mr Jibb

Class TA - Mrs Greenwood


Year 4 Key Worker - Miss Parker

Year Five:

Year 5: Empire Class

Class Teacher and ART/DT Leader - Mrs Wade

Class TA - Mrs Spice


Year 5: Ruben Class

Class Teacher and RE Leader - Mrs Jordan

Class TA - Mrs Robertson

Year Six:

Year 6: Russet

Class Teacher and Key Stage Two Leader - Mrs Rathbone

Class TA - Mrs Simmonds


Year 6: Sunrise

Class Teacher and English Leader -Mrs Armstrong

Class TA- Mrs Francak


Year 6 Key Workers - Mrs Wagon and Mrs Jabbarkhel

PPA Teachers:


Mrs Mcleish and Music Leader

Mrs A Ingram and Language Leader

Site Manager:

Mr P Moon



Mr G Beale


Breakfast Club:

Mrs B Johnson

Mrs L Smith

Mrs C Stephens

Mrs A Whitworth


After School Club:

Miss T Jeffery

Mrs L Smith

Mrs E Lindley


Lunchtime Supervisors:

Mrs L Smith

Mrs C Stephens


Governing Body:

Chair of Governors: Rev W North

Staff on Lockdown

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Here is the full video of some of the things our staff have been doing during lockdown.