Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

PTA Meeting at The Globe22May2019

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kwik Cricket at Instow (Year 5 and 6)23May2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pentecost Day at Beaford Church24May2019

Arts Week03Jun2019

Non School Uniform Day (donations for Summer Fayre)07Jun2019

Small Schools Netball Rally at Merton09Jun2019

Sports Day and Summer Fayre14Jun2019

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Owls - orienteering at Great Potheridge17Jun2019

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Quilting Master Class17Jun2019

Sports Day & Summer Fayre - Reserve day21Jun2019

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Year 6 GTS Transition Week24Jun2019

9:00 am - 28 jun, 2:00 pm

Whole School Trip - Eden Project01Jul2019

Summer Sports Festival (Hedgehogs) at GTS02Jul2019

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Year 5 Taster day at Chulmleiigh03Jul2019

Year 5 taster day at GTS05Jul2019

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A Walk Around Beaford

Hedgehogs have been using their geography field skills to identify human and physical features in Beaford village.

Rosemoor Visit

The Foundation Stage Unit visited Rosemoor and enjoyed taking part in a workshop about the 5 senses.

Hot Air Balloons

Children have painted hot air balloons and made the baskets by weaving paper. 

Space Odyssey 

All children in the school enjoyed the visiting   planetarium where they explored our solar system. 

Devon Air Ambulance

Thank you to Devon Air Ambulance volunteers Marilyn and Alan who led a very informative assembly for the school today. One year 4 said afterwards 'I learnt lots! I learnt that in an emergency like breaking a leg near a cliff the air ambulance would get there much quicker than a land ambulance'.

Day and Night

Otters have made models to represent day and night.  They used motors to make the Earth rotate.

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

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.

Home Learning 

Owls: Next week, you will be sewing onto your fabric. Design what type of stitches you will use where and what colours you will use.

Otters:  Find out 4 facts about the Roman Empire.

Hedgehogs: Create a tally of some of the human and physical features you can find near your home. (Human- house/road/church/car park. Physical- hill/ forest/ river)

Ladybirds: None this week



  • Printed our lino block patterns onto fabric
  • Learnt a variety of stitches including the stem stitch, back stitch, blanket stitch, cross stitch and daisy stitch.
  • Converted units of measure


  • Revisited the column method for addition
  • Understood the difference between common nouns and proper nouns
  • Press printed our designs onto fabric and adding embroidery stitching onto them


  • Used geography field skills to identify human and physical features in Beaford village
  • Year 1- told the time for the hour and half hour.
  • Year 2- Used reasoning to choose the most efficient way to solve a calculation
  • Sewed details onto batik pieces using running stitch.
  • Retold the story of Jack and the Beanstalk using puppets and props


    • Tie dyed fabric and added stencilling to decorate
    • Solved practical problems sharing sweets between teddies
    • Completed our postcards of hot air balloons