Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Half Term18Feb2019

12:00 am - 22 feb, 1:00 am

Reception Open Afternoon01Mar2019

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

World Book Day07Mar2019

KS1 and KS2 Dance Festival at GTS11Mar2019

Owls Parent Meetings12Mar2019

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Red Nose Day15Mar2019

Tempest Class Photos15Mar2019

Year 6 GTS Transition Evening at GTS18Mar2019

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ GTS

Otters Parent Meetings19Mar2019

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Space Odyssey Planetarium20Mar2019

Sharing Assembly22Mar2019

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Hedgehogs Parent Meetings26Mar2019

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Easter Holiday08Apr2019

12:00 am - 22 apr, 11:00 pm

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Latest News

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

Chinese New Year

Children have been learning about Chinese New Year including making masks and tasting noodles.

Immersion Week

Children have enjoyed learning about Robots and Rockets this week.

Science Workshop

Thank you to Wonderstruck who provided a science workshop making speakers out of 'junk' and testing how well they worked. 

Spaghetti Challenge

Children in Owls have enjoyed taking part in the STEM spaghetti challenge

Christmas Fayre

Children have been busy making decorations to sell at the Christmas Fayre

Remembrance Service

The children took part in a remembrance service at Beaford Church.  They made a felt picture that includes a poppy made by each child in the school. Thank you to the 'Crafty Ladies' of Roborough who designed and made the artwork with the children.

Football and Netball

Well done to the children who took part in football and netball matches against Langtree Primary School. We look forward to playing the another school in the local league next term

Poppy Making

We started making poppies for our community artwork to commemorate the Centenary of WW1.

The Big Bang 

Drawing Castles

Children in Hedgehogs have been drawing castles using pen and water wash techniques. 

Medieval Day

Children enjoyed a medieval day which included a special banquet, medieval games and dancing, jewellery making and a talk about falconry.

Home Learning 

Owls: Fill in a blank pyramid where the sum of two numbers make the number above.  Complete using Roman Numerals. Remember that you will be tested on your year 5/6 spelling list next week so you may want to revise them.

Otters:  Write a diary entry from the point of view of The Iron Man. It can be based on any part of the story you choose. 

Hedgehogs:  Year 1 sound of the week -ear (fear, tears, near, spear).Year 2 spellings- child, children, plant, bath, path.

Reception: New sounds this week- ar, or. Tricky words they, all, her.



  • Learnt how to read Roman Numerals beyond 1000
  • Wrote a descriptive opening to a science fiction story
  • Carried out a science investigation to build a shock absorbing lander for an alien spacecraft


  • Learnt the grid method for multiplication
  • Explored The Iron Man story by Ted Hughes
  • Performed a gymnastic sequence in a group
  • Designed and started day and night models


  • Looked at how to subtract using a number line
  • Made board games to give instructions for a French robot
  • Made 3D junk models


    • Found out about Chinese New Year celebrations
    • Found out about the Great Wall of China and used construction to build walls
    • Counted out 9 pieces of vegetable and added noodles to make stir fry