Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

GTS year 6 transition week27Jun2016

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New Reception All Day05Jul2016

Reception parent/teacher interviews05Jul2016

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

GTS Year 6 new entrants evening05Jul2016

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ GTS Sports Hall

MAT Consultation Meeting - parents and stakeholders06Jul2016

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Beaford School

GTS Tea in The Park07Jul2016

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ GTS

Year 5 & 6 children singing with other schools and the GTS choir and band.

Sharing Assembly - refreshments from 9.00am08Jul2016

9:20 am - 10:00 am

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.

Proposed Formation of a Multi Academy Trust

We are pleased to announce that Beaford Community Primary & Nursery School, Great Torrington Secondary School and St Helen's Church of England Primary School are looking at forming a MAT from Spring 2017. Please follow the links below for additional information:

Letter to Parents

Frequently asked questions

Consultation letter to Parents

Consultation Letter to Stakeholders

Sponsor Academy letter

If you have any queries or questions please email 

Big Sheep Trip

The children enjoyed their trip to the Big Sheep which supported their learning theme of ‘on the farm’.

Football Match

Children played a friendly football match against High Bickington School.   Well done to everyone who played.

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.

Learning This Week


  • Explored tempo, dynamics and pitch in music

  • Completed fairy tales with tragic endings in the style of Hans Christian Anderson

  • Solved riddles during mixed group time


  • Solved a problem involving sheep and pens.

  • Looked for patterns in our results.

  • Planned and wrote a poster persuading tourists in Devon to visit The Big Sheep

  • Continued building tractor models to a design criteria


  • Wrote a letter to Duncan from a crayon of our choice

  • Carving sheep out of soap

  • Mixed colours to make different shades


  • Explored how to halve numbers

  • Made currant buns for our bakers shop

Home Learning

Owls: Sum up the ideas behind your lullaby in the musical terms of tempo, dynamics and pitch.

Otters: Research the 2016 Olympics.  Write a paragraph about your findings.

Hedgehogs:  Find out information and facts about the 2016 Olympics

Book Track

Congratulations this week to:

100 books - Jess