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
Emerald class have had a fantastic week! We have been looking at pop art and the work of the artist Andy Warhol. This has inspired us to... Continue reading »
For Arts Week, Year 3 have been using Andy Warhol as inspiration to create our own pop art. We looked at some of his pieces and focused on... Continue reading »
We have had a very busy and fun week creating the New York skyline from the 1980’s. We have also made our very own flying machines... Continue reading »
For the second week in a row we have had the best attendance across the school! That is such s huge achievement! We are hoping to become... Continue reading »
Today in our art lesson we created our own mood boards. We used different types of materials and fabrics to match a colour of our choice. We also used shades of that colour to enhance our mood board. We will use this colour to help inspire our next piece of art. Continue reading »
This week we have set up our very own aquarium. We watched a video which told us the best place to put our aquarium and essential fish keeping etiquette. Things to do for next week: What types of aquariums are there? What’s the difference between water in the sea and a lake? Why should we never tap the glass? Bring in anything you find out to show your teacher. You may become the... Continue reading »
As part of our RE topic, we have been learning about Judaism and Kosher foods. We discussed the types of food that can and can’t be eaten and then created our own menu. Continue reading »
This week in reception the trolls have arrived! We have been placing them in different places in Maths to help us learn about positional language. During Let’s Explore, we have been painting trolls thinking about using our colour mixing knowledge to create the right colours. We have been playing with the small world, thinking about our communication and language skills through role... Continue reading »