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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%

School Staff

Come and meet the staff at our school!

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


Reception Classes



Class Teachers: Mrs V Ingram (EYFS Leader) / Miss C Smith ( Maternity Cover)

Teaching Assistant: Mrs E Lindley (all day)



Class Teacher: Mrs S Appleby (EYFS Leader) / Miss C Smith (Maternity Cover)

Teaching Assistant: Mrs V Tomlin (all day)


Year One Classes



Class Teacher: Mrs W Burns

Teaching Assistant: Dr C James (all day)

Key Workers: Miss M Ford (am) and Miss C Parker (pm)



Class Teacher: Mrs L Phibbs and Miss L Smith

Teaching Assistant: Mrs C Orchard (am) and Mrs L Simpson (pm)

Key Worker: Mrs J Philpot (all day)


Year Two Classes



Class Teacher: Miss E Attwood

Teaching Assistant: Mrs S Ellis (all day)

Key Workers: Mrs L Simpson (am) and Mrs J Jabarkhel (pm)



Class Teacher: Mrs L Robinson and Mrs J Hilden (Key Stage 1 Leader)

Teaching Assistants: Mrs K Willson (am) and Miss M Ford (pm)


Year Three Classes



Class Teacher: Miss S Amor

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Y Sarwar 

Key Workers: Miss C Parker (am) and Miss M Hadrill (pm)



Class Teacher: Mrs M Stockwell-Thompson

Teaching Assistants: Mrs S Mackey (am) 


Year Four Classes



Class Teacher: Mrs N Vinall (Maternity Cover) and  Mrs G Dyer

Teaching Assistant: Miss M Hadrill (am)



Class Teacher: Mr A Jibb

Teaching Assistant: Mrs D Greenwood (am)


Year 3/4 Afternoon Support: Mrs Spice/Mrs Robsinson


Year Five Classes



Class Teacher: Mrs J Jordan

Teaching Assistants: Mrs V Spice (am)

Key Workers: Mrs J Jabarkhel (am) and Mrs K Willson (pm)



Class Teachers: Mrs S Wade

Teaching Assistants: Mrs M Robertson (am)


Year Six Classes



Class Teacher: Mrs B Rathone (Key Stage 2 Leader)

Teaching Assistant: Mrs K Simmonds (am)

Key Worker: Mrs T Wagon



Class Teacher: Mrs K Armstrong

Teaching Assistant: Mrs B Francak (am)


Year 5/6 PM Support: Mrs B Francak


PPA Teachers:


Mrs A Ingram

Mrs D McLeish

Miss H Rootes


Inclusion Team:


Inclusion Manager: Mrs M Stere

School FLO: Mrs S Darby


Office Staff


School Secretary: Mrs K Shardlow

Finance Assistant: Mrs L Evans

Receptionist: Mrs B Johnson


Librarian: Mrs F Higgs


Site Manager:


Mr P Moon


Breakfast Club/After School Club


Mrs B Johnson

Miss T Jeffery

Mrs L Smith

Mrs E Lindley

C Stephens

Mrs A Whitmore


Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs L Smith

Mrs C Stephens


Governing Body


Chair of Governors: Rev W North