Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263



Covid-19 School Information

Letter to parents providing details about the return to school in September

Return to School Risk Assessment

Remote Learning Policy

Exceptional Covid-19 home school agreement - to be agreed by all parents before their child returns to school (consent can be given through your parentmail account)

Behaviour for Learning Covid-19 appendix

Attendance Leaflet

Covid-19 Privacy notice

Helping Your Child Understand 

Below is a social story and a therapeutic story to help your child understand about Covid-19. 

The little gnome who had to stay at home

A story about Coronvirus


Newsletter 20th November 2020

Copies of previous newsletters can be found here

Latest School Events

Children's Christmas Dinner16Dec2020

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Children's Class Christmas Party17Dec2020

Christmas Holiday21Dec2020

Non Pupil Day04Jan2021

Calendars page(s): School >>

Latest News

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

Halloween Fun!

Well done to all the children that entered the PTA pumpkin carving competition.  They looked fantastic around the school grounds.

In The Footsteps of James Ravilious

Otters class walked in the footsteps of James Ravilious to find spots he took photos of in Beaford and compare them to today.

 Samosa Making

Children have made very tasty samosas. They developed their own fillings and had lots of fun making and tasting them!

Water Sports

Children in Otters thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Meeth Reservoir to take part in various water sports including kayaking, raft building and paddle boarding. Thank you to Encompass Training who led this. 

Home Learning 

Owls: Ask your child to tell you their date of birth in Roman numerals, and please use the "turn in" button to let me know that you have completed home learning for this week.

Otters: Talk to your child about the Viking Trading Game they played on Friday.

Hedgehogs:  Our home learning this week is on Google Classroom - talk to your child about Grace Darling. 

Ladybirds Reception: Find out the names of bones in your body.

Learning this week


  • Learnt how to solve problems by linking fractions with decimals
  • Looked at what the features of a good non-chronological report are
  • Sculpted a figure using wire and modroc


  • Wrote an introduction to our stories about a Viking Longboat
  • Painted and accessorised our Viking Longboats with sails, rigging and shields
  • Practised our 4x table and played a game of bingo using multiples of 4


  • Explored questions and how these can be used to structure a piece of information writing
  • Solved problems using multiplication
  • Recognised and read words in Phonics containing trigraphs (igh, air, ear, ure)

Ladybirds Reception:

  • Found out about doctors and how they help us
  • Looked at the human skeleton and had a go at making, drawing, building our own
  • Wrote and published our 'Chase' story books


              For all queries or if you would like a paper copy of any of the information on our website please

              contact Helen Wright, Business Manager via email on or tel 01805 603263