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
Thank you to all the parents who brought in gifts to go into the hamper baskets. We had so many treats brought in and the baskets look... Continue reading »
This afternoon, we played a game of handball. We were learning how to space ourselves out on the court. The fast pace of the game warmed us... Continue reading »
During an English lesson we were tasked with sequencing paragraphs. We worked in small teams to sequence different types of explanation... Continue reading »
Today in our PE lesson we were exploring different ways we could balance using different parts of our bodies. We worked in groups of two or... Continue reading »
School Councillors from Year 2, 3 and 4 accompanied Mrs Di-Pede, Mrs Munday, Mrs Lamb and Mr Onslow to the British Legion Garden of Remembrance for a short service. The sun was shining brightly and warmly in the sky as we placed our wreath at the memorial. The wreath was made by children in Year 1, with some help from Mr Watts. Following the... Continue reading »
We had a fabulous time at Fun With Phonics this afternoon. It was fantastic to see so many eager children sharing their learning with their grown ups! We look forward to seeing you all again next week. Continue reading »
There was a real problem at the end of school today, caused by a number of inconsiderate drivers who parked in the staff car park, double parked, blocked pathways, mounted kerbs and obstructed the cross hatch which is our emergency exit route. This conduct, in our car park, is completely unacceptable and shows a complete lack of regard for the safety of our children at Ferndown First... Continue reading »