Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Netball Match at Bluecoat31Jan2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Half Term18Feb2019

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

KS1 and KS2 Dance Festival at GTS11Mar2019

Owls Parent Meetings12Mar2019

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

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.

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.

Clay Dragon Eyes

Owls have been creating dragon eyes out of clay.

Home Learning 

Owls: Design, draw or make your own planet.  What would it be like? Would it be stormy or cold? Would it contain life? What would orbit it?

Otters:  Carry out your own transparency investigation at home. Use a torch and find different objects at home that are transparent, translucent or opaque. Record this in your home learning book.

Hedgehogs:  Year 1- Sound of the week i_e (slide, bride, fire, lime, bite). Year 2 - spellings Mrs, Mr, fast, water, thought.

Reception: New sounds this week – ai, ee



  • Compared the size of the Sun, Earth and Moon using a scale of 2mm = 4880km
  • Interpreted data from a range of charts and graphs in maths
  • Used prepositional phrases in Literacy


  • understood how to count forwards and backwards in multiples
  • identified the features of letters
  • learnt and used different rolls in Gymnastics
  • conducted an investigation about transparency


  • Learnt instructions for movement in French. 
  • Found 1 more/ 1 less and 10 more/10 less than numbers
  • Played invasion games in PE as part of a small team
  • Edited and published instructions for space food



    • Explored recording in maths using the symbol +
    • Read captions and matched to pictures
    • Practised writing letters r,n,m,h