Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Half Term23Oct2017

Tempest Photographs31Oct2017

PTA Meeting31Oct2017

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Skern Lodge Residential (Yrs 5 & 6)06Nov2017

Bags to School Collection09Nov2017

9:00 am - 9:00 am

Children in Need17Nov2017

Reception Parent Teacher meetings21Nov2017

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sharing Learning - open Classroom24Nov2017

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Year 6 weighing and measuring27Nov2017

PTA Christmas Fair01Dec2017

Community Christmas Lunch06Dec2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Christmas Presentation07Dec2017

KS2 choir singing at Rosemoor08Dec2017

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Beaford Church Christingle Service - children singing10Dec2017

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Nursery Open Week11Dec2017

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Latest News

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


Children in Hedgehogs enjoyed the multiskills at GTS.

Big Bang

Children in Owls enjoyed visiting GTS for The Big Bang where they took part in workshops to engage children in Science, Technology,  Engineering and Maths.

Torrington Food Bank

We are collecting donations of dried and tinned food for The Torrington Food Bank who provide a basic food parcel for people who need emergency help due to sickness, homelessness, benefit cuts or delays. Please bring into school next week.

Fire Safety

Children in Hedgehogs and Owls enjoyed their safety talk from the fire service.

Monsters and Mysteries

This term's learning theme is monsters and mysteries.  For pictures of the children's work please look at the picture gallery.

Whole School Trip

Children enjoyed the school trip to Paignton Zoo which supported the whole school theme of 'Life on Earth'.

Summer Fayre and Sports Day

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the children at these events.  Well done to Zebra family group for winning the sports event.  Thank you to the PTA for their hard work and other parents who helped organise and run the fayre.

Visit to West Buckland

Children in Year visited West Buckland school to take part in an ICT workshop.  Thank you to Mr Price who organised this. 

RHS Rosemoor Visit

Children in Otters enjoyed their visit Rosemoor and took place in a workshop about food chains

Kwik Cricket

Well done to the children in Owls who took part in the North Devon Kwik Cricket competition. Children were commended for the quality of their bowling. 

School Growing Project

We have recently started a growing and gardening project with our children and also the Beaford Brownies and Guides.  To help raise start-up costs for the project we have applied for grants.  The project has been shortlisted for The Prince of Wales Award sponsored by the Devon County Show and judges will be visiting the school next Friday 28th April.  Thank you to the Guides and Brownies who over the Easter break painted our new planters.

Home Learning 

Owls:  Each time use all the digits 0-9 to make 5 multiples of 3, 5 multiples of 7 and 5 prime numbers. 

Otters: Write a diary entry and draw a picture of one day of your half term.

Hedgehogs: Year 2 – practise spellings sent home.  Year 1 practise counting 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 objects and writing the numbers to match



  • Completed our moving toys in DT
  • Looked at the image behind formal methods of addition
  • Used adverbials to create a monster poem


  • Learnt different ways to represent addition and subtraction using apparatus and images
  • Planned and wrote a non-chronological report about a monster
  • Recorded our French sentences to play over our monster animations on the iPads


  • Wrote our own acrostic poem
  • Investigated odd and even numbers
  • Sound of the week ‘ew’ (stew, crew, drew, flew)
  • Year 2 spellings – move, prove, improve


  • Counted monsters and matched to numbers
  • Practised rolling and catching balls and hoops

Book Track

20 books -Jacob, Amelia, Maya