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
This is a message for parents of children joining our school in September only. It does not apply to children who already attend our... Continue reading »
We have had a wonderful year in Reception and the children have all come so far and grown so much. Thank you to all our parents and... Continue reading »
In Year 3, we have been making cushions! After drawing their designs, the children learnt how to use running stitch to add their detail.... Continue reading »
We have been so proud of the Reception children for their super participation in our Sports Day this morning. They had been practising in... Continue reading »
Year 1 went on a journey around the school this morning to learn about different countries. They learnt about Norway, Italy, Netherlands and Greece. Continue reading »
The children had a fantastic visit to listen to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra this morning. We arrived after a coach journey on a double decker and sat patiently in the theatre looking at the different instruments. There were so many different instruments to look at, including bassoons, tubas, cymbals and even a harp. The music was all related to space and before each piece they... Continue reading »
On Thursday, a group of Year 4 children were chosen to visit the Upper School for their Summer Art Show. The children had some taster sessions in Music and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and a private viewing of the Art exhibition and DT rooms. The children were fantastic on the African drums and were incredibly resilient when making elastic cars. Continue reading »