Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

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

Reception parent/teacher meetings08Jul2019

New Reception (Sept 19) full day11Jul2019

Nursery Open Week15Jul2019

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Latest News

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


Children have enjoyed activities in the church to explore the meaning of Pentacost.


Across the school children have been focusing on different textile techniques. Thank you to Jane Moore who spent a day assembling the children's pieces which will be made into a wall hanging.


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. 

Home Learning 

Owls: After half term, Mrs Cannon will discuss with each child books they have read over half term and their reading habits at home. Please ensure you read regularly over half term so you we can have a conversation about a book you are currently enjoying and understanding.

Otters: Complete a book review and write a diary entry about a day in half term.

Hedgehogs: Make a postcard written to Hedgehogs class or collect a postcard written to someone else.

Ladybirds: None this week.



  • Wrote the next chapter of, 'A Little Princess' about Sara returning to India and having flashbacks about her time at Miss Minchin's School
  • Learnt about the parts of a circle including circumference, diameter and radius
  • Sewed on sequins to our final hot air balloon design


  • Understood written methods for subtraction
  • Planned and wrote stories based on an Ananse story
  • Continued to develop Cricket skills


  • Wrote and published the story of Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Created posters to show learning in Geography this term
  • Developed painting skills in preparation for a landscape painting project


    • Planted out beans, peas and sunflowers
    • Practised football skills including dribbling and passing
    • Talked about 3D shapes