Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Community Event - Queen's Birthday Party12Jun2016

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Village Hall

Whole School Trip - Big Sheep22Jun2016

GTS year 6 transition week27Jun2016

@ gts

New Reception all Day28Jun2016

New Reception All Day05Jul2016

Nursery Open Morning14Jul2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

PTA Picnic in the Park15Jul2016

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Beaford Park

Leavers Service22Jul2016

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Beaford Church

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Latest News

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

U10s Football and Year 5/6 Cricket

Well done to all the children who took part in these and thank-you to parents who helped with transport and organisation.

Farm Visit

Thank you to Mark and Amber at Bowood farm for showing children the chickens, calves, piglets and goats.

Football Tournament

Well done to the children who played in the Shebbear College U10 football tournament.

Spaghetti Challenge

Children took part in a STEM challenge to build a tower out of spaghetti and marshmallows.  They then found out if it was strong enough to balance an egg on! 

On The Farm

Thank you to local farmers who brought their tractors into school for children to draw.

Edukid Fundraising

Well done to all the parents, staff and children who cycled 5 miles to raise money for Edukids.


Congratulations to Owls Class who have the highest attendance this term.

Year 6 & Adult Sponsored Bike Ride

Beaford school is setting up links with Edukid and are hoping to support the education of 2 children in Uganda over the next 5 years. 

A sponsored bike ride for adults and year 6 has been arranged.  Can you cycle 5 miles in 30 minutes?  An exercise bike will set up in the school's entrance  for this challenge.  To enter please ask for a sponsor form in the school office. 

Further details are available here.  

Learning This Week


  • Made nets for 3D shapes in order to create buildings for our village

  • Created characters and acted in role as people in a village

  • Used hyperlinks in PowerPoint


  • Edited and reviewed invent animal stories to improve writing

  • Learnt how to identify the past and present forms of the progressive tense and use it in sentences.

  • Completed work on fractions that are equivalent to halves, quarters and thirds


  • Wrote instructions for a PE game

  • Visited Bowood farm

  • Wrote the story of Little Red Riding Hood


  • Wrote about our visit to Bowood farm

  • Made some chickens and set up our new role play area

Home Learning

Owls: Maths problem - how many numbers can you make from 0-20 using only fours and any calculation

Otters: Complete the fractions sheet that has been sent home

Hedgehogs: Measure in ml different amounts of water.  Record down your measurements. 

Book Track

Congratulations this week to:

50 books - Annabel

100 books - Alex