Sunday, 2 August 2015

Barham Church of England Primary School

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Barham Church of England Primary School Valley Road
Barham
Canterbury
CT4 6NX
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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Welcome!

Year 6 enjoyed an amazing 4 day trip to Hardelot in France last week.  Read all about what they got up to and see more photo's from their adventures on our 'Recent Events' page.

SCHOOL CLOSES AT 2PM ON FRIDAY 24TH JULY.  ALL CHILDREN REQUIRE A PACKED LUNCH ON THIS DATE.  SCHOOL RE-OPENS TO CHILDREN ON MONDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER. 

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: Friday 17th July: BABY NEWS!

We have some very exciting news to announce...Mrs Gooderham had a baby boy this morning called Sebastian, weighing in at 6lbs 8oz.  Many, many congratulations to Mr and Mrs Gooderham and welcome to our lovely Barham village Sebastian!

 

 

Posted: Wednesday 15th July: ADVANCE NOTICE INSET DAYS

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

Posted: Wednesday 15th July: LEAVERS SERVICE

On Friday 24th July we have our Leavers’ Service at the church. This is when we will be saying goodbye to our wonderful year 6 pupils!
During this service we will also be including a brief goodbye to Mr Bissett – as you can see above he was thrown a surprise party and given his presents then, instead of the 17th as he was expecting! He is in France at the moment, but will email you all on his return.  Parents are all invited to the service at the church on Friday 24th July at 11 a.m. to join us in our goodbyes!

Posted: Wednesday 15th July: TEAM PHOTOGRAPHS

The team photographs are on the office window and are for sale in the office at £12 each.

Posted: Tuesday 14th July: SCHOOL DINNERS REMINDER

There will be no school dinners on the last day of term due to the Year 6 Leaver's event in the hall so everyone will require a packed lunch.  School will finish for the summer holidays at 2pm.

Posted: Friday 10th July: SATS RESULTS

The school 's SATS results are finally back and we are very proud to announce that we have another set of outstanding results!  The full table of results can be found on the attached letter.  This information will remain viewable on our Department for Education web page. Congratulations to everyone who was involved in this amazing acheivement.

Posted: Wednesday 8th July: SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

With the long summer holidays almost within our reach, you may be wondering how you will manage to fill all that spare time.  Well wonder no more as those resourceful people at Kent Libraries have come up with an excellent Summer Reading Challenge for you all!  Read 6 books or more and you can be the proud owner of a medal and a certificate.  This year's theme is 'Record Breakers' so you can learn some amazing facts along the way too.  For more information see their website and get inspired!

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.

 

(You can see more of our amazing school and work in the 'Gallery' link above.)

 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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