Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

First Day of Autumn Term06Sep2017

Open Classroom12Sep2017

3:40 pm - 4:00 pm

Reading and Phonics Workshop (Reception parents)19Sep2017

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Beaford Village 4th Annual Autumn Show23Sep2017

PTA Halloween Disco20Oct2017

Half Term23Oct2017

Skern Lodge Residential (Yrs 5 & 6)06Nov2017

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Latest News

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

Year 6

Everyone at Beaford wishes our year 6 leavers the best of luck in the future. You have shown perseverance and commitment to your learning and been valuable role models in our school community.

Whole School Trip

Children enjoyed the school trip to Paignton Zoo which supported the whole school theme of 'Life on Earth'.

Summer Fayre and Sports Day

Thank you to everyone who came and supported the children at these events.  Well done to Zebra family group for winning the sports event.  Thank you to the PTA for their hard work and other parents who helped organise and run the fayre.

Visit to West Buckland

Children in Year visited West Buckland school to take part in an ICT workshop.  Thank you to Mr Price who organised this. 

RHS Rosemoor Visit

Children in Otters enjoyed their visit Rosemoor and took place in a workshop about food chains

Kwik Cricket

Well done to the children in Owls who took part in the North Devon Kwik Cricket competition. Children were commended for the quality of their bowling. 

School Growing Project

We have recently started a growing and gardening project with our children and also the Beaford Brownies and Guides.  To help raise start-up costs for the project we have applied for grants.  The project has been shortlisted for The Prince of Wales Award sponsored by the Devon County Show and judges will be visiting the school next Friday 28th April.  Thank you to the Guides and Brownies who over the Easter break painted our new planters.

Red Nose Day

Children raised a fantastic £160 for comic relief.  Well done to the children's council for organising this. 

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 

Here are some activities linked to next term's learning theme - Monsters & Mysteries - you could do with your child over the holidays.

  • Design and make a model of a monster 
    • Give it a name label
    • Write a letter from your monster to a human
  • Make a monster somewhere outside with sand/things in the garden - take a photo and send into school
  • Make a short film titled - 'The Day in the Life of my Monster'
  • Visit the library


Autumn Term Learning Theme 

Next term the whole school theme will be Monsters and Mysteries.

Book Track

Well done to:

100 - Jacob