Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Merton Netball and Football Rally24Jun2018

Transition for 2018 Reception25Jun2018

Year 6 GTS Transition Week25Jun2018

New Reception Sept 18 parent meeting26Jun2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Chulmleigh Year 5 taster day29Jun2018

Reception parent meetings03Jul2018

Transition for 2018 Reception05Jul2018

GTS Year 5 taster day06Jul2018

Transition for 2018 Reception11Jul2018

Year 6 Chulmleigh Transition17Jul2018

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Latest News

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

Sports Day and Summer Fayre

Well done to all the children for their part in this  - great team spirit!  Thank you to the PTA and everyone who helped with the fayre.  A fantastic £420 was raised.

Church Visit

Ladybirds and Hedgehogs enjoyed visiting Beaford Church this week. 


Well done to the children who took part in the Aquathlon.  Great perseverance!

Devon Wildlife Trust Visit

The whole school enjoyed taking part in workshops led by The Devon Wildlife Trust.  They created a wildlife garden and built a bug hotel and a hibernaculum.  Please take a look at their website for information about how to help wildlife and for details about membership. 


Well done to the children in owls who took part in a local kwik cricket tournament. 


Children have been working on making the school's scarecrow entry for the Devon County Show.

Maths Workshop

Children enjoyed taking part in the maths workshops and the talk from local artist Jane Edden.


We had a brilliant time completing the challenge.  The children showed character and perseverance with this.  Thank you to everyone for supporting the event by bringing in bikes/scooters and sponsoring children.  So far a fantastic £1800 has been raised.

Drumming Workshop

Children enjoyed taking part in a drumming workshop by Shumba Arts.

Dance Festival

Children really enjoyed taking part in the dance festival at GTS.


Well done to the children who took part in the football festival with other local school at GTS.

STEM Spaghetti Challenge

Children in Owls enjoyed taking part in designing a bridge of spaghetti and marshmallows to hold an egg.

Home Learning 

Owls: Present the life cycle of a plant in any way you choose i.e cartoon strip, piece of art. 

Otters:  Research some of the jobs we found on the street directory. Choose one of these jobs that you could find out about: butcher, wheelwright, tailor, grocer, draper, blacksmith, carpenter, miller, mason.

Hedgehogs: Look on google maps to find an aerial photograph of where you live.  Sound of the week – ear, ai – tears, fear, spear, paint, rainbow.



  • Found the price of items in a sale
  • Looked at a census of Beaford
  • Explored the life cycle of a plant


  • Started our new topic in Maths all about time, and learning to tell the time to 5 minutes
  • Finished off our historical adventure stories and published them
  • Looked at maps and street directories about Beaford from over 100 years ago


  • Learnt to work systematically in maths to find all possibilities
  • Visited the church to find symbols and artefacts
  • Looked at aerial photographs of Beaford
  • Wrote descriptions about what birds might see, hear, feel and taste as they fly


  • Made an insect collage
  • Built a ‘green man’ out of clay
  • Solved number problems