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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

Welcome back to Term 6!
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 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.

Last Week's Attendance:

  • Reception 94.9%
  • Year 1 94.9%
  • Year 2 95.6%
  • Year 3 89.5%
  • Year 4 95.8%
  • Year 5 95.3%
  • Year 6 95.5%
  • Whole School - 94.4%

School Staff

Meet the Staff

September 2021 to 2022:


School Staff

Executive Head of the Orchard Academy Trust: Mrs J Young


Headteacher: Mr C Laker

Deputy Headteacher: Miss H Rootes

Inclusion Team:


Inclusion Manager: Mrs M Stere (Monday to Thursday)

Family Support Worker: Mrs S Darby (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)

Office Staff:


School Secretary: Mrs K Shardlow

Receptionist: Mrs B Johnson


Reception: Pippin Class

Class Teacher and Joint EYFS Leader - Mrs V Ingram 

Class TA - Mrs E Lindley


Reception: Bramley Class

Class Teacher and Joint EYFS Leader - Mrs S Appleby

Class TA - Mrs S Barnard


Reception Key Workers

Mrs A Hull

Mrs C Stephens

Year One:

Year 1: Jazz Class

Class Teacher and (Joint) PE Leader - Mr S Edwards

Class TA - Mrs J Philpott


Year 1: Kanzi Class

Class Teacher - Mrs T Catmull (Mon/Tues)

Class Teacher - Mrs J Hooker (Wed/Thurs/Fri)

Class TA - Miss Orchard


Year 1 Key Workers:

Dr C James

Mrs L Riches

Year Two:

Year 2: Honeycrisp Class

Class Teacher, Key Stage 1 Leader and PSHE Leader - Miss N Duggins

Class TA - Supply TA


Year 2: Williams Class

Class Teacher and Science Leader - Miss S Histed (Mon/Tues/Wed am)

Class Teacher - Miss P Davis (Wed pm/Thurs/Fri)

Class TA - Miss A Hadrill


Year 2 Key Worker:

Mrs S Thomas

Year Three:

Year 3: Alexander Class

Class Teacher and PE Leader (Joint) - Mrs J Jordan

Class TA - Mrs S Mackey 


Year 3: Discovery Class

Class Teacher - Mr Perry (Supply)

Class TA - Mrs E Matthews


Year 3 Key Workers

Mrs K WiIlson

Mrs N Jabbarkhel

Year Four:

Year 4: Braeburn Class

Class Teacher - Mrs G Dyer

Class TA - Mrs Y Sarwar


Year 4: Gala Class

Class Teacher - Mr D Baker (Maternity Cover)

Class TA - Mrs R Smolik Da Silva


Year 4 Key Workers

Mr A McCrodden

Mrs J Pezzato

Mrs A Zavar

Year Five:

Year 5: Empire Class

Class Teacher and ART/DT Leader - Mrs S Wade

Class TA - Mrs V Spice (Mornings only)


Year 5: Ruben Class

Class Teacher and Computer Leader - Mr A Jibb

Class TA - Mrs D Greenwood (Mornings only)


Year 5 Key Workers

Miss C Parker

Mrs T Wagon

Year Six:

Year 6: Russet

Class Teacher and Key Stage Two Leader - Mrs B Rathbone

Class TA - Mrs K Simmonds (Full Time)


Year 6: Sunrise

Class Teacher and English Leader - Mrs K Armstrong

Class TA - Mrs B Francak (Full Time)


Year 6 Key Worker

Mrs T Wagon 

PPA Teachers:


Mrs C Bonnett

Mrs D McLeish (on Maternity Leave)

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 Supervisor:

Mrs L Smith


Governing Body:

Chair of Governors: Rev W North