Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Football Festival Year 5 & 602Feb2017

12:00 am - 1:00 am

School Nurse Drop in Session03Feb2017

8:45 am - 9:30 am

Children's artwork exhibited at The Plough10Feb2017

12:00 am - 18 feb, 1:00 am

Half Term11Feb2017

Owls parent/teacher meetings28Feb2017

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Reception Open Afternoon07Mar2017

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Reception Open Afternoon08Mar2017

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

KS2 Dance Festival09Mar2017

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Hedgehogs parent/teacher meetings14Mar2017

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Otters parent/teacher meetings21Mar2017

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Nursery Open Morning29Mar2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Easter Holiday01Apr2017

Non Pupil Day18Apr2017

Calendars page(s): School >>

Latest News

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


Thank you to the NSPCC for working with our children this week on a 'Speak Out. Stay Safe.' visit.  Encouraging your children to speak up and share their feelings help keep them safe.  The NSPCC website has useful information for helping parents keep children safe.

Architecture Talk

The children in Hedgehogs enjoyed their talk from Sam Percival where they learnt about the job of an architect, designs of local buildings and how and why different building materials are used.  Thank you to Sam Percival for his time given to this. 

High 5 Netball

Well done to year 6 children who took part in this festival at GTS coming 4th overall. Have a look in a gallery for photographs. 

Maths Workshop

Children very much enjoyed maths workshops and an assembly by House of Maths. 

Fund Raising for St Petrocks

Well done to Otters class who as their Christmas 'act of kindness' raised £84.50 for St Petrocks who help homeless people in Exeter.

Highest Class Attendance

Congratulations to Owls class for having the highest class attendance this term of 98.4%

Christmas Presentation

Well done to all the children for their part in the presentation.  Thank you to the PTA for organising refreshments which raised £370.

Christmas Fayre

Thank you to the PTA and volunteers for their hard work organising the events.  £546.13 was raised. 


Football club enjoyed the friendly match against High Bickington this week. 

Hedge Planting

We have received 60 mixed hedge plants from The Woodland Trust.  Children have enjoyed planting these in the school grounds.

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 

Home Learning 

Owls:  Choose the building that will inspire your DT structure - plan in detail as modelled in class. You have 9 x 60cm lengths of wood.

Otters: Create an abstract geometric piece of A5 art using fraction squares – details in home learning books.

Hedgehogs:  Make a story map for The Little House by The Sea.

Ongoing Tasks - 

Copy of home learning tasks



  • Cut 45 degree angles and learnt how to reinforce joins
  • Learnt how to use colons accurately
  • Created scale silhouettes of a Paris skyline


  • Learnt about the excavation of Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings
  • Wrote stories that describe the setting of a magician’s house
  • Took part in the spaghetti challenge seeing who could build the tallest tower out of spaghetti and marshmallows to hold an egg


  • Learnt about different building materials and deciding what they would build their house out of
  • Segmenting and blending unfamiliar words in Phonics


  • Wrote labels onto pictures
  • Made collage paper for our art work
  • Learnt new sounds – ee, or, oa

Book Track

Well done to:

40 books - Amelia, Neveah

50 books - Connie