Primary and Nursery School
Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ
9:00 am - 28 sep, 12:00 pm
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 am
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Children have been enjoying activities this week linked to the new learning theme 'Dragons and Knights'.
We say goodbye to a fantastic year 6 class. They have been excellent role models and contributed to every aspect of school life. Everyone here at Beaford wishes all the children all the best for the future.
Congratulations to children in Hedgehogs class who had the highest class attendance of 98.4%. The schools overall attendance this year was 97.6%. Well done to the 18 children who received a certificate for 100% this year and the 27 children who had over 98%.
This week we received our Heritage Schools Award from Historic England. This is for the learning children have been doing this term in partnership with Historic England about the history of Beaford.
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.
Our gardens are looking fabulous. We have had our first crop of beans and lettuce which have been served up for school dinners.
Thank you and well done to the children who took part in the Merton Rally netball competition on Sunday.
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.
Ladybirds and Hedgehogs enjoyed visiting Beaford Church this week.
Well done to the children who took part in the Aquathlon. Great perseverance!
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 http://www.devonwildlifetrust.org/become-a-member for information about how to help wildlife and for details about membership.
Owls: Plan the 5 stages of your own ‘overcoming the monster story’ for your invent next week.
Otters: Design a rangoli pattern that represents you. It could include your favourite things and favourite colours, or just design and draw a nice pattern. Remember rangoli patterns are always bright!
Hedgehogs: Year 1 sounds oy (ahoy, toy, destroy, boy). Year 2 spellings old, cold, gold, hold, told. Can you find out about a real life knight - like ‘Sir Elton John’?
Ladybirds: Sounds of the week – s, a, t, p, I, n, m, d