Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

Christmas Presentation13Dec2018

PTA Meeting14Dec2018

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

Children's Christmas Dinner18Dec2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Children return to school08Jan2019

12:00 am - 1:00 am

High 5 Netball - children from year 5 & 615Jan2019

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Year 1 & 2 Dental talk16Jan2019

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Football at GTS - Children from year 5 & 629Jan2019

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Latest News

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Spaghetti Challenge

Children in Owls have enjoyed taking part in the STEM spaghetti challenge

Christmas Fayre

Children have been busy making decorations to sell at the Christmas Fayre

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'.

Home Learning 

Owls: Practise your lines for the Christmas presentation and find out how Jewish people will be celebrating the second week of Hanukkah.

Otters:  Design a new sleigh for Santa. Think carefully about what Santa would need on his sleigh. You can draw diagrams, pictures or write to explain what your sleigh design is like. 

Hedgehogs:  Year 1- revising all sounds from the term. Year 2- revising all spellings from the term. Homework - personalised spellings and phonics sent home.

Reception:  No new sounds or tricky words this week.



  • Wrote riddle poems
  • Learnt how to draw angles
  • Wrote sentences about dragons in French


  • Understood how to compare shapes based on their properties and looked at symmetry
  • Planned and wrote our own descriptive stories


  • Found lines of symmetry and looked at symmetrical shapes
  • Made symmetrical patterns
  • Practised key spellings from our text (Dear, Duncan, please, use) 


      • Listened carefully to different sounds when playing games
      • Developed rhythm when dancing
      • Talked about what makes something 'whole' and found examples of whole and not whole in the classroom
      • Practised blending sounds together to read and breaking words apart to write