Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Latest School Events

half term26Oct2020

Non Pupil Day02Nov2020

PTA Meeting by Zoom04Nov2020

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tempest Photographs - Individual05Nov2020

Christmas Holiday21Dec2020

Non Pupil Day04Jan2021

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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. 

Voting for Children's Council

A polling station was set up to enable pupils to vote for the new School Council members. 

Sports Festival

Hedgehogs class visited GTS to take part in a Summer Sports Festival with children from across the learning community. 

Eden Project

The whole school enjoyed a visit to The Eden Project to support learning around this terms theme of 'Around The World in 80 Days'. 

Home Learning 

As part of your child's home learning this week we are asking you to log onto Google Classroom together and complete the "Parent Survey" about your own and your children's play experiences. We would really appreciate your honest feedback so that we can do our best to meet the play needs of our community. 

Learning this week


  • Learnt how to present effectively to a group
  • Researched and designed clothes from the Roman period
  • Learned how to make a Roman-style clay coil pot


  • Added and subtracted multiples of 10, 100, 1000 to numbers in maths
  • Wrote stories about a character meeting an animal who changes them in some way 
  • Designed Viking clothes to add to paper models of ourselves


  • Explored acrostic poems and wrote our own based on heroes
  • Understood number bonds to 10 and 20 in Maths and applied these to solve problems
  • Looked at the Victorian seaside and the similarities and differences compared to modern times

Ladybirds Reception:

  • Made grandfather clocks
  • Thought about time and used lots of different times
  • Sounds this week – qu, x