Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Barham Church of England Primary School


Barham Church of England Primary School Valley Road
Tel: 01227 831312
Fax: 01227 831096
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Tel: 07745 269968
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Years 5 & 6 enjoyed a two day trip to Ypres in Belgium as part of their World War 1 topic work.

Read all about it on our Recent Events page!

Let's Celebrate!   Cyber Squad says

Barham CE Primary School is a busy church school where we aim to give each child a good all-round education, Christian values, and a broad experience of life.  We are 6 miles south of Canterbury, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  We hope you enjoy looking at what we do at our school. 

NEWS FLASH!.........NEWS FLASH!..........NEWS FLASH!........

Posted: Tuesday 23rd September: FREE BOOKS FOR CHLDREN

Flubit are extending their Book Month into September and asking children of all ages to send them a picture they have drawn of their favourite book character and in return Flubit will give the child a free new book and donate £5 to the National Literacy Trust.  More information can be found on the following webpage:  https://blog.flubit.com/flubit-book-month/

Posted: Wednesday 17th September: MIDDAY SUPERVISOR

We are looking to employ an extra midday supervisor.  If you would like to be more involved within the school and are interested in working with children then please visit our vacancies page or pick up an application pack from the School Office.

Posted: Tuesday 16th September: CHANGES TO SEN SUPPORT

The Department for Education has changed it's policy for the provision of support to children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities.  You can read the news here and also find it on our Special Educational Needs page.

Posted: Tuesday 16th September: SIMON LANGTON BOYS SCHOOL OPEN DAY

Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys is having an open day for prospective Year 7 children and their families.  You can find out all the important dates on their website.

Posted Monday 8th September: PROVISION OF SPECIAL DIETS

Now that more children are enjoying a school meal provided by GSS at school it is vital that we have a procedure in place to identify those children with special dietry requirements.  If your child(ren) have a school meal please read the attached dietry requirements letter and, if a special diet is required, please fill in the attached special diet request form. These forms are also available on the school dinners page.

Posted Monday 8th September: CLUBS

The list of after school clubs is now available on the Clubs page. Please send a letter to the relevant teacher if your child is interested in attending a particular club.  Please note that on the Autumn newsletter, a greengang club run by Mrs Cullinane was due to run on Wednesdays.  This club has now been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances.  Many apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Posted Friday 5th September: PE & SWIMMING KITS

This term we are asking all children to keep all kit in their PE bags on their pegs and to take home any wet or dirty kit or trainers each night, bringing them back clean and dry the next day they are needed. For some children, particularly those who do lunchtime as well as after-school sports clubs, this will involve more carrying things backwards and forwards, but we hope it will result in better care of kit and a tidier school. To see when your child will need their PE or swimming kit in school please check here.

Posted Tuesday 26th August: CHRISTMAS PANTOMIME

This is just a reminder that we will be going to see 'Aladdin' at the Marlowe Threatre, Canterbury this year for our annual pantomime visit so please bear this in mind when booking your family days out!


(You can see more of our amazing school and work in the 'Picture Galleries' link of the left.)

 Our last OfSTED inspection was in March 2011.

The OfSTED report stated that we are 'good school', we have 'high standards of behaviour' and commended us on our 'caring family atmosphere'. The report also stated 'children make a good start in the Early Years Foundation Stage. They enter Year 1 with better than expected levels of attainment. In Years 1 to 6, this good start is fostered well by generally good levels of teaching so that by the time they leave, pupils' attainment is above average and their progress is good.'

No wonder we are so proud of our school!

Would you like to see some of our other recent achievements?

Please feel free to contact the school with any queries you may have.  Our contact details are on the left side of this page.

Thank you for visiting!


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