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
We have had an amazing Art Week across the school! Our focus ‘paint by touch, not by sight’ started with a visit from Philip... Continue reading »
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What a busy week we have had! On Monday, we explored the artwork of Peter Randall-Page. He is best known for his stone sculpture work,... Continue reading »
Reception have enjoyed getting stuck into our Arts Week theme – ‘Paint by touch, not by sight’. They have used textured... Continue reading »
Our new topic has started in a very chilly way! We listened to the story of ‘The Snow Queen’ and then found some frozen hands in the outside area. How could they have got there? We had excellent fun acting out the story and using our new sounds j,v,w and x. In Maths we have been learning to estimate. The children were excellent at this. In our Jigsaw lesson we worked as a team to... Continue reading »
Happy New Year! We have started our new Winter topic by learning the story ‘The Snow Queen’. We acted out the story with props, built a palace for The Snow Queen and thought about how different parts of the story made us feel. Outside we found icy frozen hands and we thought The Snow Queen must have left them there! The next day we found that lots of our toys had been frozen in... Continue reading »
In Year 3 recently, we have made a selection of Greek vases. We made them out of modroc, paper mache, paint and pen. The children designed patterns and images related to the Greek myths we have read as a class, such as Theseus and the Minotaur and Perseus and Medusa. The end results are beautiful and all unique. We look forward to showing these to grown ups next week. Continue reading »