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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%

Term Dates 2023 to 2024 *Important*

Barming 2023 to 2024




INSET One: Friday 1st September 2023 (Closed for children – Staff in)

INSET Two: Monday 30th October 2023 (Closed to all)

INSET Three: Tuesday 2nd January 2024 (Closed to children –Staff in)

INSET Four: Monday 22nd July 2024 (Closed for children – Staff in)

INSET Five: Tuesday 23rd July 2024 (Closed for all)




Dropping off.

Drop off points:


Reception children:   Via the side entrance up by Reception.

Years 1 and 2:   via the Breakfast and After School Club Door.

Years 3 and 4:   via the door to the right of the main school office entrance.

Year 5:   Ruben class via the door by Ruben class’ cloakroom/Empire class via the door between Empire class and Mr Laker’s office (door into Empire cloakroom).

Year 6:   Sunrise class via the Year 6 cloakroom door/Russet class via Russet fire exit door.


Years R, 1 and 2 via the left hand side pedestrian gate and Years 3 to 6 via the right hand side pedestrian gate.   


North Street gate can be used by anyone who lives nearer to the North Street Entrance. 


Drop off times will remain 8:35am to 8:50am.


Parents to drop and go in order to continue supporting the alleviation of parking issues around the school and will continue to leave through the vehicular access. Thank you 


SLT will welcome parents via the Main Entrance, so please feel free to find one of us if you have a query or a concern.



Picking Up.




Pick up times:

Reception children:   3:00pm

Years 1 and 2:   3:10pm

Years 3, 4, 5 and 6:   3:15pm


Pick up points:

Reception children:   outside the Reception Block.

Years 1 and 2:   Top playground (the one with the wooden boat).

Years 3 and 4:   Top playground (the one with the wooden boat).

Years 5 and 6:   Lower playground with basketball posts.

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