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
On behalf of all the staff at Ferndown First School, thank you to the parents who have been so kind and shown their appreciation for the... Continue reading »
The online system for ordering meals directly with our new supplier will take some time to set up. In the meantime we have created a simple... Continue reading »
Look out for the magazine ‘Viewpoint’. mags4dorset recently met with our Eco Champions to discuss their recent projects as... Continue reading »
Some Year 4 children have had the opportunity to learn to play the violin this year. Funded through the Government Wider Opportunities... Continue reading »
Some Year 4 children have had the opportunity to learn to play the violin this year. Funded through the Government Wider Opportunities Programme, weekly lessons have supported the children to develop a basic understanding of how to hold the instrument, how to use a bow and how to make different sounds. On Tuesday, they performed to their parents and to pupils in Year 3. It was a wonderful... Continue reading »
As part of Plastic Free July, the Eco Champions will be doing a single use plastic survey today. They will be counting all the single use plastic being used for snacks and in lunch boxes. Last month they found 324 pieces of single use plastic! Please could you help this number reduce by using an alternative to single use plastic today! You could wrap sandwiches in kitchen roll instead... Continue reading »
After we looked at the different plants and animals that Evie found in the Wild Wood, we decided to find out what is in our local area. Click on the links to find out about the different species that can be found on Ferndown Common. Heathland video: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats/Heath_(habitat) REPTILES: Common Lizard:... Continue reading »