Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Barham Church of England Primary School


Barham Church of England Primary School Valley Road
Tel: 01227 831312
Fax: 01227 831096
Barham Primary School Emergencies only Only use this number when the
normal landline number is not operational.
Please do not send text messages!
Tel: 07745 269968

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We're sports mad in Sports Week!

Read more about it on our Sports Week 2015 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 30th June: HOUSE KEYS FOUND

Some distinctive keys were left on the village green today after sports day.  They are safely in the school office so if they are yours, please come and collect them.

Posted: Monday 29th June: SPORTS WEEK

This week is our much awaited sports week.  As ever we have an action packed week planned.  You can read all about it on our Sports Week web page.  We are looking forward to a brilliant week of Sports and fun. Some of the highlights of the week: The Triathlon, the KS1&2 Aquathlons and of course Sports Day. Many children will be trying something for the first time, which is very exciting. There are ten inter-house competitions to be played and visiting coaches have been booked; including the Handball development officer for Kent.  To see what we will be doing each day you can access our timetable for the week here.  We will all be striving to do our best in all the activities and help and support our teams.  Our values for the week can be found here.  Please can we remind you all that everyone will need a sunhat, water bottles and sunscreen should be applied at the start of each day if the forecast is sunny!  Children should come to school in their PE kits each day.  Years 3 and 4 will be swimming on Tuesday, KS1 will take part in the aquathlon on Wednesday, KS2 aquathlon will be on Thursday and the KS2 triathlon will be on Friday.  Don't forget your swimming kits and above all, have FUN!

Posted: Monday 29th June: AQUATHLON AND TRIATHLON

Reminder: The AQUATHLON is on Thursday and the TRIATHLON is Friday - they need a bike and helmet for the triathlon. The children are expected to take part in one of these events.  Please sign the permission slip if you wish your child to participate in the triathlon – this was emailed last week. 

Posted: Monday 29th June: GREEN GANG AND CRAFT CLUB

There will be no Green Gang club this week a Mr Roberts will not be in school.  Craft Club will also not be running this Tuesday due to sports day.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Posted: Wednesday 17th June: PRODUCTION DVD'S

DVD's of the school production of Romeo and Juliet are now available to purchase from the school office.  There is a limited supply so be quick to avoid disappointment!

Posted: Friday 12th June: KINGS CLUB

Kings Club will be happening again in August, from Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th, 10.00 am to 12 noon. This year it will be held in Barham church, as the Barham Village Hall is still being re-modelled. We have an exciting theme of 'Polar Explorers'. More details and registration Forms will be coming out shortly.

Posted: Tuesday 9th June: NUTS REMINDER

Just a gentle reminder that Barham Primary school is a nut-free school due to the number of children we have with serious nut allergies here.  Please do not provide any nuts in packed lunches, including peanut butter as a sandwich filling.  Many thanks for your help with this matter.

Posted: Thursday 4th June: SCHOOL DINNERS

There will be no school dinners on the last day of term due to the Year 6 Leaver's event in the hall.

Posted: Tuesday 12th May:  ADVANCE NOTICE INSET DAYS

September 3rd and 4th in the new 2015 Autumn term will be INSET days.

Posted: Monday 30th March: HEADTEACHER APPOINTMENT

The Governors have announced the headteacher appointment. Read their letter here.


(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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