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
With the weather getting warmer we have taken more of our learning outside. Last week, Diamond Class enjoyed taking part in Forest Schools.... Continue reading »
For the last two weeks, Year 3 have been studying different types of rock. We started by studying different rocks and working as scientists... Continue reading »
Ruby Class have been enjoying the beautiful weather in our outside explore area this week. We have a pirate ship where we have been... Continue reading »
Turquoise class had a great time in the Life Education classroom today finding out about their bodies and the different feelings they... Continue reading »
Both Reception classes had a real treat today as they welcomed Mrs Deakin in to tell them all about the work of police officers. The children found out how police officers help people and keep us safe, before trying on the uniform. After that we were able to explore the police car, complete with flashing lights! To top it all off we all went home with a goody bag to remember the visit. A big... Continue reading »
Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Hurst on the birth of their daughter on Sunday. Mrs Di-Pede has had the following message from Mrs Hurst. “This is Millie Hurst. She was born on Sunday 13th May at 2:48am weighing 5lbs 6oz. She came a bit earlier then expected but it was fantastic to finally get to meet her.” Continue reading »
This week the Eco Champions have been sorting through the lids to check we have only plastic lids. We have also been checking that they are clean. These will soon be ready to take to Lush to be recycled. Thank you for bringing in your plastic lids. Keep them coming into school so we can work together to stop plastic getting into our oceans. Continue reading »
Topaz class have been reading the text Peter Rabbit. In Science we have been exploring the school grounds and making comparisons between our grounds and Mr McGregor’s garden. The children have had great fun studying trees, plants and birds. In English the children have been in role as characters from the story and used hot seating and freeze framing to express their understanding of... Continue reading »