Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Nursery Open Morning29Mar2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am

PTA - Easter chick and egg sale - £1.5031Mar2017

Easter Holiday01Apr2017

Non Pupil Day18Apr2017

PTA Meeting28Apr2017

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Tempest Class Photos03May2017

Year 5 Bikeability08May2017

Year 6 SATs week08May2017

Tennis Festival - Otters18May2017

Kwik Cricket Year 5 & 618May2017

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Half Term27May2017

Information session for new Reception children Sept 201713Jun2017

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Sports Day and Summer Fayre23Jun2017

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Latest News

For the latest photographs please look at our Picture Gallery page.

Red Nose Day

Children raised a fantastic £160 for comic relief.  Well done to the children's council for organising this. 

Football Torurnament

Well done to the children who took part in the football tournament at GTS.

World Book Day Writing Competition - The House of My Dreams

Writing was judged on children's commitment and effort in writing.  Congratulations to:

Book Token Winners:

Year 6 - Clara

Year 5 - Ethan

Year 4 - Eleanor

Year 3 - Imogen

Year 2 - Jared

Year 1 - Leila

Runners up:

Owls - Zak, Amy, Freya, Elena, Matthew, Hannah and Mya

Otters - Harry, Lola, Evie-Grace, Matilda, Sophie, Finley and Tyler

Hedgehogs - Jessica, Alex and Ellen

Football & Netball

Well done to the children who played against Langtree last week. 

Dance Festival

Children in years 5 & 6 enjoyed taking part in the dance festival at GTS.

World Book Day

Children dressed as book characters, took part in a quiz and book swap, and enjoyed a staff production of 'A Squash & A Squeeze'.

RHS Rosemoor Visit

Children in Hedgehogs enjoyed their visit Rosemoor and took place in a workshop about how plants grow. 

Big Garden Bird Watch

Children enjoyed taking part in the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. 


Thank you to the NSPCC for working with our children this week on a 'Speak Out. Stay Safe.' visit.  Encouraging your children to speak up and share their feelings help keep them safe.  The NSPCC website has useful information for helping parents keep children safe.

Proposed Formation of a Multi Academy Trust

We are pleased to announce that Beaford Community Primary & Nursery School, Great Torrington Secondary School and St Helen's Church of England Primary School are looking at forming a MAT from Spring 2017. Please follow the links below for additional information:

Letter to Parents

Frequently asked questions

Consultation letter to Parents

Consultation Letter to Stakeholders

Sponsor Academy letter

If you have any queries or questions please email 

Home Learning 

Owls:  Solve the maths shape problem given and try and create your own.

Otters:  Explore a few objects around your home that produce a high pitch and a low pitch in sound.  Use the table provided to record your findings. 

Hedgehogs: Collect up items that you could use for your bridge and bring in in on Monday

Ongoing Tasks - 

Copy of home learning tasks



  • Learnt how to multiply fractions
  • Planned an explanation text about our own cracking contraption
  • Used our interior design skills to decorate a room keeping it in 1 point perspective


  • Looked at lines of symmetry in 2D polygons
  • Investigated how to make high and low pitch using a plastic bottle
  • Composed a song to our own music backing track


  • Learnt about Brunel in history
  • Explored subtraction problems using scales


  • Practised subtraction in maths
  • Practised catching and throwing in PE

Book Track

Well done to:

50 books - Amelia