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
The children have enjoyed learning how to play in all our different indoor and outdoor areas this week during ‘Explore’ time.... Continue reading »
Well done to all of the children in RD for a fun filled first week at school. We have had a wonderful time learning new routines, new... Continue reading »
This week, Year 3 were introduced to their new topic ‘How Far Can You Throw Your Shadow?’ The children were amazed to... Continue reading »
Another busy week! We have been using our listening ears during phonics and went on a listening walk. We had a PE lesson with Mr Thomas and... Continue reading »
We have had a fantastic week so far in Year 1. The children have settled really well into their new routines and have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in the Daily Mile. Next week we will be starting our PE lessons, don’t forget to bring in your named PE kits if they haven’t already come in. Continue reading »
An independent organisation called EduBoxTM would like to offer some new after school music clubs in the near future. Clubs would run for an hour, starting shortly after the end of the school day. These clubs will be open to children from across the school and parents will liaise directly with the provider to make payments. Parents will be required to provide instruments and music. At this... Continue reading »
On Thursday morning, we held a very special assembly in school to announce the new Sports Ambassadors for 2019-20. Our outgoing Sports Ambassadors, Mark and Leah, talked about their role this year and what they have enjoyed doing. From September, Robyn and Ellis will take over this special school responsibility. They have been chosen because of the many positive qualities they demonstrate... Continue reading »
This is a message for parents of children joining our school in September only. It does not apply to children who already attend our school. ParentMail accounts are linked to the School Information Management System and have to be set up following your child’s admission date. It can’t be done in advance, unfortunately. We have made arrangements with our caterers to order meals... Continue reading »