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
Diamond and Ruby classes were very excited to visit the school library and explore the different books on the shelves. They loved choosing... Continue reading »
Today Andy from the Titanic Museum visited our school. He told us lots of interesting facts about the Titanic and its passengers. We got to... Continue reading »
In Year 3 we have been very pleased to see some lovely models coming in for homelearning. It is very clear they have taken time and... Continue reading »
In Amber, we have looked closely at division in maths this week. Today, we looked at using place value counters to show how we regroup if... Continue reading »
Today Turquoise Class have closely observed icebergs and have now realised that about two thirds of the iceberg is under the water. Continue reading »
In Ruby class this week we have been planting broad beans and talking about what plants need to grow. We are excited to see what will happen as they grow into beanstalks. Could there be a giant at the top! We have been continuing with ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’; innovating our own versions of the story and measuring ourselves with giant footsteps. Continue reading »
Year One will be learning to play the ocarina every Friday as part of their Music lessons. Last Friday, the children learnt how to hold their ocarina correctly and blow into it. They even practised playing the notes High D, Low D and A. We look forward to learning how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star very soon. Continue reading »
Amethyst class have begun their second week learning the recorder. We have now mastered: the correct way to hold the recorder how to create a rhythm with one note how to play the notes ‘B’ and ‘A’. A few children from both classes visited Year 4 to share what we have learnt so far and to help with their learning on woodwind instruments. We really look forward to... Continue reading »