Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Reception and Year 6 - weight and height measurement20Nov2018

Flu Immunisation - Reception to Year 522Nov2018

Christmas Fayre - village hall28Nov2018

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Nursery Open Week03Dec2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Parent and Community Christmas Lunch06Dec2018

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Christmas Presentation13Dec2018

PTA Meeting14Dec2018

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Globe

Children's Christmas Dinner18Dec2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Latest News

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

Remembrance Service

The children took part in a remembrance service at Beaford Church.  They made a felt picture that includes a poppy made by each child in the school. Thank you to the 'Crafty Ladies' of Roborough who designed and made the artwork with the children.

Football and Netball

Well done to the children who took part in football and netball matches against Langtree Primary School. We look forward to playing the another school in the local league next term

Poppy Making

We started making poppies for our community artwork to commemorate the Centenary of WW1.

The Big Bang 

Drawing Castles

Children in Hedgehogs have been drawing castles using pen and water wash techniques. 

Medieval Day

Children enjoyed a medieval day which included a special banquet, medieval games and dancing, jewellery making and a talk about falconry.

Clay Dragon Eyes

Owls have been creating dragon eyes out of clay.

Immersion Week

Children have been enjoying activities this week linked to the new learning theme 'Dragons and Knights'.

Heritage Schools

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.


School Garden

Our gardens are looking fabulous.  We have had our first crop of beans and lettuce which have been served up for school dinners. 

Home Learning 

Owls: Draw a dragon and label the body parts in French, researching the vocabulary.

Otters: Write a newspaper report about what has been done to celebrate Children in Need at school this week. 

Hedgehogs:  Year 2 spellings – wild, child, find, mind, kind, behind.  Year 1 sound wh – whirl, whisk, whiskers, where.

Reception:  New sounds this week- j x v w tricky words- we me she be



  • Converted units of measurement in maths.
  • Learned how to classify animals in science.
  • Practised French colour and body part vocabulary.


  • Wrote our own non-chronological reports about dragons
  • Learnt to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes
  • Thought about tactics in Tag Rugby


  • Found ¼ and ¾ of a number
  • Counted objects accurately
  • Drew dragons and mixed green paint to paint them
  • Found out about mountains, rivers and deserts in China


      • Learned We're Going on a Bear hunt
      • Went on a Bear Hunt walk through mud, leaves and water
      • Explored patterns using numbers and shapes