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
Miss Kirk has spent the morning marking the children’s stories which were written at the end of last week. The children have written... Continue reading »
Thank you to everyone that attended our Open Evening last night. It was a lovely atmosphere across the school. Continue reading »
Miss Kirk and Mrs Ridgway have had such a lovely Spring Term with the children in Year 2. Everyone has worked so hard and they are both so... Continue reading »
Ferndown First School would like to take part in an EDEP project to increase knowledge and understanding about people from various... Continue reading »
Ferndown First School would like to invite all parents, prospective parents, children and extended family to attend our Open Evening on March 26th 2015. Doors open at 5pm until 6.30pm. We look forward to seeing you then. Continue reading »
As part of the process of implementing the new Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice at Ferndown First School, we are updating and changing the way we identify and monitor the progress of children with a special educational need. Families of these children will receive a letter, detailing these changes in the next week. We are an inclusive school who strive to support all children... Continue reading »
This week we have been learning how to use descriptive sentences. We have used skills of using adjectives, similes and alliteration. This has helped us write creative poetry about fruit. Can you imagine what our fruit looked, felt and smelt like just by our clever descriptions? Continue reading »
In Maths, we have been learning to count in multiples. We read the book, One is a snail, ten is a crab as it helped us count by looking at different amounts of feet. This skill will help us recognise number sequences at the end of the week. We used Numicom, sand prints, cubes and 100 squares to practise counting in multiples of ones, twos, threes, fours and tens. Continue reading »