Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Year 6 Chulmleigh Transition17Jul2018

Year 6 leavers' presentation24Jul2018

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

GTS Year 5 & 6 open mornings24Sep2018

9:00 am - 28 sep, 12:00 pm

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Latest News

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

Marble Run

Well done to everyone who had a go at the ‘Marble Run’ challenge.  We have enjoyed watching the videos and trying out the runs brought in.


School Garden

Our gardens are looking fabulous.  We have had our first crop of beans and lettuce which have been served up for school dinners. 

Netball Rally

Thank you and well done to the children who took part in the Merton Rally netball competition on Sunday.

Sports Day and Summer Fayre

Well done to all the children for their part in this  - great team spirit!  Thank you to the PTA and everyone who helped with the fayre.  A fantastic £420 was raised.

Church Visit

Ladybirds and Hedgehogs enjoyed visiting Beaford Church this week. 


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.

Home Learning 

Owls: Plan your own version of a story written in the style of Beatrix Potter – ‘The tale of….’

Otters: Write the recipe of the salad you made in school. You can present it however you like.

Hedgehogs: Write your own animal poem like our ‘Down in the Garden’ poem



  • Found out about the author Beatrix Potter and read many of her books
  • Calculated using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in the context of money
  • Planned our history magazine page using information from a Census of Beaford in 1891


  • Planned and wrote character descriptions
  • Understood turns as angles in Maths
  • Made our own salads in groups


  • Learnt significant time facts – hours in a day, days in a week, days in a year
  • Wrote animal poems
  • Practised PE skills like throwing, catching, sustaining exercise and coordinating opposite arm to leg movements


  • Made our elf and fairy costumes
  • Counted money