Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Sports Day & Summer Fayre - Reserve day22Jun2018

1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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.


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.

Science Workshop

Children very much enjoyed taking part in the science workshops making compressed air cars.

Gold Sing Up Award

The school has successfully achieved a gold Sing Up award.  Thank you to Miss Moore for leading singing and organising opportunities over the last few years to achieve this.

Home Learning 

Owls: Write a poem about your experience of sports day.

Otters:  Write a newspaper report of the events of Sports Day. You could include information about the race winners, what races and activities there were, and anything else you think would be good to report in a newspaper.

Hedgehogs: Write a recount about sports day



  • Added and subtracted in the context of money
  • Dissected a flower and labelled the parts
  • Learnt the difference between direct and reported speech


  • Looked at tables of data and drew bar charts
  • Thought about historical objects could influence a story, like in 'The Garden'
  • Experimented with water and looked at how an ice balloon can change between all three states of matter


  • Used powder paints to re-create images of outfits made from natural materials
  • Answered questions about graph’s and tally charts
  • Published a recount for display


  • Drew pictures of snails
  • Wrote and asked questions