Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Children's Christmas Dinner18Dec2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Children return to school08Jan2019

12:00 am - 1:00 am

High 5 Netball - children from year 5 & 615Jan2019

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Year 1 & 2 Dental talk16Jan2019

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Football at GTS - Children from year 5 & 629Jan2019

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tempest Class Photos15Mar2019

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Latest News

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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.

Immersion Week

Children have been enjoying activities this week linked to the new learning theme 'Dragons and Knights'.

Home Learning 

Owls: Write a newspaper report as if you were a journalist reporting on the Christmas presentation.

Otters:  Write a recount of our Christmas presentation. This could be a newspaper report, or in any other way you would like. 

Hedgehogs:  Write some questions about what you would like to find out about Rockets and Robots next term. Find out about a real life rocket or robot. 

Reception:  No new sounds or tricky words this week.



  • Learnt to reflect shapes using a mirror line
  • Wrote poems in the style of Jackie Morris


  • Understood what a pictogram is and created our own in Maths
  • Continued with our pneumatic dragons in Design and Technology
  • Played a mini tournament in PE based on different games skills


  • Imagined we have visited China and wrote letters home
  • Collected data and presented it in different graphs and charts
  • Made paper Chinese lanterns


      • Counted up to 12 and matched with objects
      • Performed movements to music