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
Last week, Ruby Class were excellent at describing the qualities that make a good friend. Here are some of their ideas. Continue reading »
We have been reading the story of Supertato. It is very funny but poses a very serious problem! The evil pea escapes the freezer and... Continue reading »
As part of our topic ‘Animals Animals’, Sapphire and Topaz went to the farm. We were very lucky to have a sunny day! We did... Continue reading »
As part of our Computing sessions, we have been learning about the Internet. We discussed how we use the Internet, how hyperlinks are... Continue reading »
Ferndown First School was inspected, under section 8 of the Education Act 2005, on Wednesday 4th May. Our inspection was a short inspection and Tracy Hannon was HMI. Thank you very much to the parents who responded to the short notice request to complete the Parent View Questionnaire or who provided direct feedback to the inspector. We are delighted to learn that the very vast majority of... Continue reading »
A group of children went to visit the new M&S site for the final time on Wednesday with Mr Watts and Mr Prior. Thank you to Mr Prior for his help with all the visits to M&S. Thank you to Olivia for her site report, as detailed below: ‘On Wednesday 4th May, two people from Year 2, 4 people from Year 3 and four people from Year 4 went on our final visit to M&S. They had... Continue reading »
We have started to create our superhero logo t-shirts. We think they look fantastic! Continue reading »
Today, Turquoise Class took to the Heath to go on a hunt. We were hunting for bugs. We met Sarah at the gate and then we ventured onto the Heath. We were tree shaking and grass sweeping. We had to look at the sheet and the nets and then used our clipboard to identify what bugs we had found. We found lots of beetles, spiders, weevels and flies. We also learnt what to do after we... Continue reading »