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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 2 2023 - Our last day of Term 2 is Friday 15th December 2023 and the children come back on Wednesday 3rd January 2023! Tuesday 2nd January is an INSET day :-)
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.

Term 4

Geography - Why is our world wonderful?




This term the children will be developing their Geographical skills, focussing on map work, identifying and locating characteristics of the UK. They will explain the difference between oceans and seas, naming and locating the five oceans on a world map. Children will use an aerial photograph to draw a simple map, and collect data by sketching findings and completing a tally chart.


Key questions we will cover are:


  • What are some of the UK’s amazing features and landmarks?
  • Where are some of the world’s most amazing places?
  • Where are our oceans?
  • Why are natural habitats special?
  • How can we look after natural habitats?

Science - ‘Animals Including Humans’




This term we will be learning about ‘Animals Including Humans’. Children will learn:


  • That animals have offspring that grow into adults by studying the lifecycle of a frog, butterfly, chicken.
  • To understand the importance of exercise for humans.
  • To be able to record data into a table.
  • To explain why a balanced diet is important for humans by packing a healthy lunchbox.





We will be learning to:


Length/ Weight/ Mass

  • Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure:
  • length/height in any direction (m/cm)
  • mass (kg/g)

to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers & scales,


Addition & Subtraction

  • Show that addition of any two numbers can be done in any order (commutative) and subtraction of one number from another cannot.



  • Write simple fractions and recognise the equivalence


Geometry- Position & Direction

  • Order and arrange combinations of mathematical objects in patterns and sequences


Measures- Time

  • Tell and write the time to five minutes, including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.




Please continue to make use of Times Tables Rockstars, as a good knowledge of multiplication is needed throughout the Maths curriculum.

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