Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Year 4 - Internet Safety at Parkham29Sep2016

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Big Bang at GTS - Year 5 & 607Oct2016

Netball club finish at 4.00pm07Oct2016

12:00 am - 1:00 am

PTA Meeting07Oct2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Sharing Assembly and Macmillan Coffee afternoon14Oct2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Maths Games Workshop19Oct2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

KS1 Multiskills Festival20Oct2016

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Non Pupil Day21Oct2016

Half Term22Oct2016

Reception Parent Meetings15Nov2016

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Christmas Fayre25Nov2016

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Christmas Presentaion08Dec2016

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Presentation at 2.30pm and 6.00pm

Christmas Holiday19Dec2016

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Latest News

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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 

Roald Dahl Day

Children enjoyed celebrating Roald Dahl's 100th birthday on Tuesday.  Otters and Owls participated in the Puffin live webinar. 

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’.

Home Learning 


Write a paragraph containing a range of simple, compound and complex sentences about your weekend.


Dictionary definition: biome (noun)   A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat, e.g. forest or tundra.

You are to create a list of the community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat: A biome study of your home!  Task: List as many living creatures and plants you can see in your home and garden. 


Can you find out an interesting fact about American Indians to share with the class on Monday. Please can you collect up bottle tops (all shapes and sizes), buttons, flat stones for painting on and broken crayons that are no longer needed!

Ongoing Tasks – Children have been given flashcards of words they need to be able to spell this year and information about maths number facts they need to learn.  

Copy of home learning tasks



  • Made feathers to decorate our own American Indian headdresses
  • Punctuated simple, compound and complex sentences accurately
  • Used a visual model for ordering decimals


  • Began to learn to play the flute
  • Designed an instrument in DT
  • Choreographed a fire dance


  • Learnt about American Indians, particularly thinking about the animals of the time.
  • Continued to look at instructions.
  • Created a class pictogram


  • Drawing spider webs
  • Peeling and cooking our potatoes

Book Track

Zoe, Joshua and Maya - 10 books

Alexander - 20 books