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
We are sorry to have to inform you that Camille from Action Stage School has told us that because she is now in full time work and unable... Continue reading »
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This week we have been exploring what happens when you mix two primary colours together. We have made our very own ‘colour... Continue reading »
Yesterday, to launch our new topic, ‘Under the Sea’, the children in Key Stage 2 went on an exciting trip to the Weymouth Sea... Continue reading »
This week, Year 2 are exploring coins and their values. Today, we used practical resources to find out how values of money can be made using different coins. Spend some time at home looking at coins and thinking about their value. How many ways can you make 12p? How many ways can you make 53p? How many ways can you make £1.49? Continue reading »
Our school caretaker, Bob Bracken, is training to ride in the Macmillan Charity Race at York Racecourse in June. He started riding as a teenager, and always dreamed of being a jockey. Even during his time in the RAF he tried to be around horses as much as possible, and he would ride out for trainers local to where he was based. A spell at Michael Dickinson’s yard during his... Continue reading »
A new term sees a new sport and we can’t wait to get stuck in! This morning, we worked on our throwing and receiving skills which will prepare us well for our Handball games. We did lots of reflection to enable us to improve our throwing skills and worked on our footwork to help us be more successful when receiving the ball. We’re looking forward to our next lesson already!... Continue reading »
Miss Kirk has spent the morning marking the children’s stories which were written at the end of last week. The children have written their own versions of Julia Donaldson’s “Room on the Broom” by changing the characters and setting. Wow! I am so impressed Jade Class! All of you have been successful story writers. I think we definitely have some authors in the making!... Continue reading »