About the School

Barton Primary School is a Community School within the comprehensive system of education on the Isle of Wight. It provides care and education for boys and girls from 3 – 11 years.

There are approximately 220 children on roll with a staffing establishment of Headteacher, Assistant Headteacher, SENCO and 7 teachers.

The planned admission limit for the academic year is 45.

In addition to this number there is an Early Years maintained nursery with a qualified Teacher and at least 4 Nursery Assistants.

Our School Day:


School Starts: 8.45am (anyone arriving after this time will be classed as late)

School Ends 2.50pm

Years 1-6

Doors Open: 8.35am

School Starts: 8.40am (Children should be in their classrooms by 8.40am, anyone arriving after this time will be classed as late)

School Ends: 3.00pm


In September 2016 we moved from the old Barton School site on Green Street up to what was previously Downside Middle School on Furrlongs, opposite the Pan stores.

Barton Primary is situated near the centre of Newport.


Parents/carers are welcome to visit the school in order to assess the opportunities provided for their child and should contact the school office for an appointment.