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
Year 1 have been learning all about animals that live in cold places. Today they wrote facts about a Beluga Whale. They’ve tried hard to... Continue reading »
We have been busy this week practising for our Nativity. We have enjoyed trying on the costumes and singing our songs to get ready for the... Continue reading »
School was magically transformed into a mini winter wonderland last night by members of the PTA. Christmas lights and decorations appeared... Continue reading »
Every day, we take part in dough disco! We all have a pot of dough in our drawers and we do some special moves with the dough to help... Continue reading »
We’ve learnt to add together two groups in maths, have tried out our writing skills in English and it was Forest School week! Continue reading »
This week in RA class we have continued learning about the Little Red Hen. We were very lucky this morning to have a visit by Farmer Dan and Jo from LEAF Education. Farmer Dan brought his tractor and allowed us to climb up into the cab and see how the tractor works. While Jo showed us how to grind wheat to make flour. This was hard work when we had a go ourselves! Our new sounds this... Continue reading »
Today we filmed our news show! Ferndown First Top Stories reported on a range of topics all to do with light and dark. Some top stories were: How do footballers have 4 shadows? How can we stay safe in the sun? What makes the best curtains? How can we use more natural light sources in school? What is the relationship between the Sun, the Moon and the Earth? Thanks to the Art and Props... Continue reading »
In maths we have been learning about making repeating patterns and have been making our own repeating patterns. This week in literacy we have been learning about different families and have learnt our s,a,t and p sounds. Look out for the flash cards in their book bags. Continue reading »