Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Information for Nursery Parents

Our Nursery it is well resourced with large indoor and outdoor spaces which promote and encourage creative play.  The provision is led by an experienced teacher with a team of well qualified support staff.   We can take children from the age of 2 for paid sessions and the term after their third birthday for funded sessions.  2 year old sessions are 9.00am - 12.00pm or 9.00am - 1.15pm on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

We aim to provide an environment where:

  • Everyone is safe and secure
  • Each child is respected as an individual
  • Positive relationships are developed
  • All contributions are valued
  • Children are provided opportunities to explore and learn in a wide variety of ways

Please let us know about any problems or worries your child has, and any illnesses or changes to family life.  Feel free to discuss with the Nursery staff any queries or concerns about your child.


We welcome visits from prospective parents.  Please contact the school office on 01805 603263 to book an appointment.

Application Form

If you would like to apply for a nursery place please complete the form below and return to admin@beaford-primary.devon, 

Nursery application form

Arrival & Departure

Session times start at 9.00am.  Entrance to the Nursery is through the main school only. The register closes at 9.10am – all children who arrive after this time must be signed in at the school office.

If your child is to be collected by someone other than their parent/carer, this must be indicated to a member of staff at the beginning of the session.  Only adults aged 16 or over – and with suitable identification will be authorised to collect children.  Children will not be allowed to leave the nursery unaccompanied. 

The parent/carer must inform Early Years staff about the following:

  • If your child has had medication in the past 12 hours.

  • If your child needs prescription medicine during the day.  A consent form must be completed and signed.

  • If your child has any injuries, bruises or bumps.  Parents will be asked to sign a record of this information.

Only adults aged 16 years and over – and with suitable identification will be authorised to collect children.  No child will be allowed to leave the nursery unaccompanied.

Please contact the school office if you will be late in collecting your child. A late payment charge may be made for regular late collections.

Tax Free Child Care

The school is a registered provider for Tax Free Child Care. This is a government scheme to help parents/carers with childcare costs. Working parents with children under 12 can set up an online account to pay their childcare provider directly.  For every £8 parents pay in, the government will add £2, up to a maximum contribution of £2000 per child per year.

For further details and to check eligibility please go to