On behalf of all the staff, the children and Governors, I would like to warmly welcome you to Barley Mow Primary School. We are very fortunate to have a wonderful school building, which is fully accessible to all.
At Barley Mow we aim to create a happy, caring and supportive ethos in which every child is valued and given the opportunity to realise their full potential. We have high academic, social, sporting, cultural and behavioural standards and we are extremely proud of the achievements of our children.
Children are at the centre of everything we do. We aim to foster a love of learning which we hope will stay with them throughout their lives.
The family community of Barley Mow is central to our beliefs. Families and the wider community play a vital role as co-educators and we encourage close links between home and school.
I hope that through our school website, you will be able to gain an insight into our school. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to arrange a visit or gain further information.
Nicola Watson (Head Teacher)
In Year 6 today we learned about ratios. A ratio is a relationship between two numbers indicating how many times the first number contains the second. Today we used smarties and skittles to work this out. So for example how many red smarties are there to yellow...read more
Every spare moment we have, we love to read our favourite books. Some of our favourite authors are Roald Dahl, Francesca Simon and David Williams. The children dressed up on World Book Day as some of their most loved...read more
As part of the curriculum Year 3 go swimming once a week. Some of the more advanced swimmers passed their stage one, bronze award Rookie Lifeguard today. Congratulations and keep up up the great...read more
Year 4 have been calculating fractions of quantities. Using counters and diagrams to help them, the children worked eagerly through numerous fraction problems. Everyone enjoyed the maths activity and making the connection between fractions and...read more
As part of Science week, Year 5 have been to Lord Lawson to take part in some exciting activities! The children completed various experiments looking at changes in materials and reactions which take place when chemicals are mixed. We all had lots of fun and we can't...read more