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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

New Entrants Tours - Wednesday 1st & Wednesday 15th November 2023 (09:30-11:00am) - Please email to book a space
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.

Last Week's Attendance:

  • Reception 92%
  • Year 1 92%
  • Year 2 94%
  • Year 3 94%
  • Year 4 94%
  • Year 5 92%
  • Year 6 93%
  • Whole School - 93%

School Staff

STAFFING 2023 to 2024





Pre-School Manager – DSL and SENCO: Mrs Jane Perry

Assistant SENCO: Mrs Sara Lewis

  • Mrs Kate Reading
  • Mrs Louise Rudd
  • Mrs Claire Card
  • Mrs Danielle Goodfellow
  • Mrs Jo Griffin
  • Mrs Gerri Ashdown
  • Mrs Becki Smallman
  • Miss Michelle Pinney


Reception (EYFS)


Reception Bramley:

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

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

TA: Mrs Susan Barnard (all day)


Reception Pippin:

Class Teacher: Miss Hayley Cook (EYFS Leader)

TA: Mrs Emma Lindley (all day)


Johan Rohan and Miss Charlotte Parker


Key Stage One:


Year One

Year 1 Jazz:

Class Teacher: Mr Sam Edwards

TA: Mrs Renata Da Silva

Year 1 Kanzi:

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

TA: Mrs Amy Hull

Key Workers:

Mrs Alison Ridley


Year Two

Year 2 Honeycrisp:

Class Teacher: Mrs Natasha Murray

TA: Mrs Jemma Philpott

Year 2 Williams:

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

Class Teacher: Mrs Laura Finan (Thur/Fir)

TA: Mrs Lindsay Webber

Key Workers:

Mrs Chloe Stephens


Key Stage Two:

Lower Juniors


Year Three

Year 3 Discovery:

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

TA: Mrs Sam Mackey (Mornings only)

Year 3 Alexander:

Class Teacher: Mrs Mel Hawkes

TA: Miss Mandy Hadrill (all day)

Key Workers:

Mrs Katie Wilson

Supply TA

Dr Celia James


Year Four

Year 4 Gala:

Class Teacher: Mr David Baker

TA: Mrs Kate Simmonds

Year 4 Braeburn:

Class Teacher: Mrs Gemma Dyer

TA: Mrs Emma Matthews

Key Workers:

Supply TA Ramya


Key Stage Two:

Upper Juniors


Year Five

Year 5 Empire:

Class Teacher: Mrs Sam Wade (M/T/W) and Mr Chris Mulville Supply (T/F)

TA: Mrs Mia Waller

Year 5 Ruben:

Class Teacher: Mrs Katie Armstrong

TA: Mrs Vicki Spice

Key Workers:

Mrs Tracey Wagon


Year Six

Year 6 Russet:

Class Teacher: Mrs Bryony Rathbone

TA: Mrs Yasmeen Sarwar

Year 6 Sunrise:

Class Teacher: Mr Hale

TA: Mrs Claire Hooper

Key Workers:

Mrs Gemma Thomas and Mr Thomas Kirby

Mrs Emma Collins




Executive Headteacher: Mrs Ashley Crittenden

Headteacher: Mr Chris Laker

Deputy Headteacher: Miss Hannah Rootes


Inclusion Team:

Inclusion Leader and SENCO: Mrs Melanie Stere

FSW: Sam Darby


Site Staff and Office Staff:

Office Manager: Mrs Kelly Jillians

Receptionist/Admissions: Mrs Hannah Williams

Finance Assistant Apprentice: Miss Natalie Ironmonger


PPA Staff:

Mr Mark Croucher

Mrs Debbie McLeish


Breakfast Club:

  • Mrs Danielle Goodfellow
  • Mrs Chloe Stephens
  • Mrs Kerrie Liggins
  • Miss Tammy Jeffery


After School Club:

  • Miss Tammy Jeffery
  • Mrs Lorraine Smith
  • Mrs Emma Lindley
  • Mrs Kerrie Liggins


Lunchtime Supervisor:

Mrs Lorraine Smith


Governing Body:

Chair of GovernorsRev Wil North


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