Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Pupils return to school05Sep2016

Open Classroom - Otters, Hedgehogs and Owls07Sep2016

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Reading and Phonics Workshop - Ladybirds13Sep2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Reading & Phonics Workshop KS119Sep2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Sharing Assembly14Oct2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Maths Games Workshop20Oct2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Non Pupil Day21Oct2016

Half Term22Oct2016

Reception Parent Meetings15Nov2016

12:00 am - 1:00 am

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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 

Year 6 Leavers'

We wish all our year 6 leavers’ and their families all the best as they move onto new schools.  Everyone at Beaford is proud of how they have grown and developed over the years.

Sheep Dog Visit

Thank-you to Steve Willats for bringing in his sheep dog to give a demonstration to the children.

Sports Day & Summer Fayre

Well done to Antelopes family group who were the winning family group on Sports Day.  The PTA raised a fantastic £590.  Thank-you to everyone’s hard work and to everyone who supported the event. Congratulations to Thomas who was the winner of the summer fayre art competition and the short family who were runners up.

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.

Home Learning Summer

Next terms whole school theme is American Indians.  Teachers have been planning exciting learning outcomes for next term which include making totem poles, creating dances, learning American Indian myths and designing tepees.

 Have a go at any of the activities below and bring your outcomes to school in September:


  • Design and make a model tepee
  • Create a short animated film linked to American Indians
  • Make a ‘sketch book’ page to collect up your ideas for the theme of American Indians
  • Keep up your fitness – run, cycle, swimming – time yourself and set goals
  • Read a series of books by a new author – write a review for your class

Book Track

Congratulations this week to:

100 books - Sophie