Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Owls parent/teacher meetings27Feb2018

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Year 4 Swimming27Feb2018

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

World Book Day01Mar2018

Drumming Workshop02Mar2018

Owls & Hedgehogs dance festival05Mar2018

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Bags to School Collection06Mar2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Year 4 Swimming06Mar2018

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Hedgehogs parent/teacher meetings13Mar2018

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Otters parent/teacher meetings20Mar2018

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ladybirds open classroom20Mar2018

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Whole class photographs22Mar2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Latest News

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


Well done to the children who took part in the football festival with other local school at GTS.

STEM Spaghetti Challenge

Children in Owls enjoyed taking part in designing a bridge of spaghetti and marshmallows to hold an egg.

Science Workshop

Children very much enjoyed taking part in the science workshops making compressed air cars.

Gold Sing Up Award

The school has successfully achieved a gold Sing Up award.  Thank you to Miss Moore for leading singing and organising opportunities over the last few years to achieve this.

School Allotments

Children have applied to have an allotment plot.  They will be provided with equipment and seedlings to maintain these and be able to grow fruit, vegetables and flowers.  


Our whole school attendance last term was 98%.  Well done to Owls and Hedgehogs who  jointly achieved the highest class attendance. 

Christmas Presentation & Fayre

Well done to all the children for their part in The Stick Man.  Thank you to the PTA and everyone who helped and supported these events - £528 was raised. 

Operation Encompass

The school is part of this joint project with Devon and Cornwall police.  Operation Encompass is the early reporting on to schools that a child or young person has been exposed to domestic abuse.  This goes live on the 27th November. 


The school has received two kind donations from The Beaford Village Autumn show and the Angela Gallagher Memorial fund.  The £350 received will be used to purchase new gardening equipment.  

Children In Need

Thank you to everyone for supporting this.  A fantastic £268 has been raised.  The cake competition was won by William and Maya won the sweets in the jar.

Home Learning 

Owls:  Draw pictures and diagrams of all or parts of the vehicle you are going to write about in your non chronological report

Otters:  Draw a ‘chef’ character.  Write a description about them using the spelling words in home learning books. 

Hedgehogs:  Children have a handwriting sheet in their book bag. Sounds of the week – ear and air (hear, hair, fear, fair).  Year 2 spellings – child, children, path, bath, grass.  5 times table up to 5x12.



  • Learnt how to find 1% and 10% of an amount
  • Looked at a range of words to describe materials to make our writing sound more professional i.e. brushed chrome
  • Explored ways of remembering musical note names on a stave/staff


    • Continued to learn about perimeter and area and how to calculate them
    • Wrote and edited our innovate persuasive letters to race team sponsors
    • Learnt and understood new phrases in French based around journeys


    • Wrote letters to Duncan from the point of view of a crayon
    • Learnt to share objects between 2 people (1/2)
    • Sketched bikes


      • Made a collage of a bus with wild animals in it (to go with our story)
      • Made animation films

      Book Track


      50 - Amelia

      100 - Oliver