Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

PTA Beetle Drive11May2018

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Beaford Village Hall

KS2 SATs14May2018

Whole School Trip - Devon County Show18May2018

Kwik Cricket Festival24May2018

Year 5 & 6 GTS music evening - 5.00pm07Jun2018

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sports Day & Summer Fayre15Jun2018

3:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sports Day & Summer Fayre - Reserve day22Jun2018

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Merton Netball and Football Rally24Jun2018

Year 6 GTS Transition Week25Jun2018

Chulmleigh Year 5 taster day29Jun2018

Reception parent meetings03Jul2018

GTS Year 5 taster day06Jul2018

Year 6 Chulmleigh Transition17Jul2018

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Latest News

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


We had a brilliant time completing the challenge.  The children showed character and perseverance with this.  Thank you to everyone for supporting the event by bringing in bikes/scooters and sponsoring children.  So far a fantastic £1800 has been raised.

Drumming Workshop

Children enjoyed taking part in a drumming workshop by Shumba Arts.

Dance Festival

Children really enjoyed taking part in the dance festival at GTS.


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: Sketch flowers and/or trees in your local area. List any features they have i.e. bell flower shape, large petals, prickly leaves and note where they grow.

Otters: Spend some time outside and create a piece of natural art at home. You can send in a picture, print off a picture and bring it in, or redraw it in your home learning book.

Hedgehogs: Draw a picture of a plant and label it. Year 1 sound of the week oi as in oink, coin.



  • Created a paper craft version of a British flower and wrote a fact file to match
  • Read the story of 'The Princess' Blankets' and acted in role as the Princess
  • Practised our overarm bowling in cricket


  • Created our own art using natural materials found in the school grounds
  • Used powder paints correctly to make a range of colours and different shades
  • Learnt phrases in French about our local area and our houses


  • Planted beans with Jack
  • Added numbers together
  • Wrote about our visit from Jack


  • Looked at the art work of Andy Goldworthy
  • Made art with natural materials
  • Set up our fairy glade

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