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Barming Pre-School and Primary School

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

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.

School Staff

STAFFING 2023 to 2024


Leadership Team:


Executive Headteacher: Mrs Crittenden

Headteacher: Mr Laker

Deputy Headteacher: Miss Rootes


Inclusion Team:

Inclusion Leader and SENCO: Mrs Stere

FSW: Mrs Darby



Nurture Practitioner: Mrs Selfe


Site Staff and Office Staff:

Office Manager: Mrs Jillians

Receptionist/Admissions: Mrs Williams

Finance Assistant Apprentice: Mrs Berry




Pre-School Manager – DSL and SENCO: Mrs Perry

Assistant SENCO: Mrs Lewis

  • Mrs Reading
  • Mrs Rudd
  • Mrs Card
  • Mrs Goodfellow
  • Mrs Griffin
  • Mrs Ashdown
  • Mrs Smallman
  • Miss Pinney


Reception (EYFS)


Reception Bramley:

Class Teacher: Mrs Willingale (Mon, Tue & Wed)

Class Teacher: Mrs Woodger (Wed, Thur & Fri)

TA: Mrs Joc (all day)


Reception Pippin:

Class Teacher: Miss Cook (EYFS Leader)

TA: Mrs Lindley (all day)


Jo Rohan


Key Stage One:


Year One

Year 1 Jazz:

Class Teacher: Mr Edwards

TA: Mrs Da Silva

Year 1 Kanzi:

Class Teachers: Mrs Catmull (Mon/Tue) and Mrs Hooker (Wed/Thur and Fri)

TA: Mrs Hull

Key Worker:

Mrs Ridley


Year Two

Year 2 Honeycrisp:

Class Teacher: Mrs Murray

TA: Mrs Philpott

Year 2 Williams:

Class Teacher: Miss Histed (Mon/Tue and Wed)

Class Teacher: Mrs Visscher (Thur/Fir)

TA: Mrs Webber

Key Worker:

Miss Jeffery


Key Stage Two:

Lower Juniors


Year Three

Year 3 Discovery:

Class Teacher:  Mrs Robinson (M/T) and Mr Newell (W/T/F)

TA: Mrs Mackey (Mornings only)

Year 3 Alexander:

Class Teacher: Mrs Hawkes

TA: Miss Hadrill (all day)

Key Workers:

Mrs Wilson

Miss Ager

Dr James


Year Four

Year 4 Gala:

Class Teacher: Mr Baker

TA: Mrs Simmonds

Year 4 Braeburn:

Class Teacher: Mrs Dyer

TA: Mrs Matthews

Key Worker:

Mr O'Hare


Key Stage Two:

Upper Juniors


Year Five

Year 5 Empire:

Class Teacher: Mrs Wade (M/T/W) and Ms Cutmore (Supply T/F)

TA: Mrs Waller

Year 5 Ruben:

Class Teacher: Miss Russell

TA: Mrs Spice

Key Worker:

Mrs Wagon


Year Six

Year 6 Russet:

Class Teacher: Mrs Rathbone

TA: Mrs Hooper

Year 6 Sunrise:

Class Teacher: Mr Morgan

TA: Mrs Sarwar

Key Workers:

Mrs  Thomas

Mr  Kirby

Mrs  Collins


PPA Staff:

Mr  Croucher

Mr Newell

Mrs Ingram

Mrs Paton


Breakfast Club:

Mrs Goodfellow

Mrs Liggins

Miss Jeffery


After School Club:

Miss Jeffery

Mrs Smith

Mrs Lindley

Mrs Liggins


Lunchtime Supervisor:

Mrs Smith


Governing Body:

Chair of GovernorsRev Wil North


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