Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Coronavirus Information

In line with government guidance the school will be reopening to all pupils on the 7th September 2020.  Provided below is information for parents/carers about the return to school.  If you have any questions please email the school office on Please do not phone as calls will not be monitored during the summer holiday. 

Return to School September 20 Information

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

Return to School Risk Assessment

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 

The children may begin to realise over the next few days the severity of the isolation they are going to live within for a while. It is normal for them to feel angry, sad, frustrated or disappointed about this. Below is a social story and a therapeutic story to help them understand. 

The little gnome who had to stay at home

A story about Coronvirus


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Latest School Events

First day of term07Sep2020

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Latest News

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

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'. 


Year 5 & 6 took part in a morning of orienteering at Great Potheridge House in Merton.  Thank you to Encompass training for providing this.

Home Learning 


Learning this week