On behalf of the pupils, staff and governors of Ferndown First School I would like to welcome you and your family to our school and website. It is designed to give you helpful information about learning and opportunities at our school.
At Ferndown First School we are committed to fostering a love of learning and ensuring our children meet their potential. We want all the children to make progress, achieve and develop as confident individuals who are able to live a safe, healthy and fulfilling life. We will encourage them to be responsible citizens who can make a positive contribution to society.
Mrs Jo Di-Pede – Headteacher
Ruby class won the attendance certificate this week for getting 100% attendance last week. We all love coming to school and we didn’t... Continue reading »
Today we chose our favourite primary colour and added white to make tints and black to create shades. Here are some of our colours! Continue reading »
We have been exploring the numicon resources this week. They are a special resource which help us with our counting and number recognition.... Continue reading »
Last week, we used primary colours to create some beautiful secondary colours. Then some of us created tertiary colours when we’d... Continue reading »
Today, the children in Amber Class voted for their new school council representatives. Before the voting and speeches began, we discussed the importance of democracy and the importance of voting. We briefly discussed what it is like to live in a democratic country and how some people live in countries where some people cannot vote. Each candidate delivered a superb speech with some fantastic... Continue reading »
The children voted, and these two children were elected as our school council representatives for the year. They will attend weekly meetings with children from other year groups to share our ideas and help to make important decisions. Well done! Continue reading »
Thank you to all of you who were able to attend the meeting about phonics and reading this afternoon. It was great to see so many of you there. I hope it was useful! I will aim to have the phoneme video online for you by the weekend. Don’t worry if you were unable to attend. A leaflet containing the key information will be put in your child’s book bag tomorrow. Thank you! Miss... Continue reading »